LiveWell Louisiana


Fresh Beet Salad

This salad is easy to toss together with any greens available. 

Chaat Masala Okra Salad

This recipe marries okra with a tomato spiced mixture that allows the okra to stay crisp (not slimy.) 

Mock Tuna Salad

A great veggie twist on tuna salad served best with toasted multi-grain toast or on a bed of greens. 

Hummus, Nut, & Seed Salad

A lean veggie friendly lunch or light dinner to fuel you and fill you up!

White Peach Spinach Salad

A great salad to have alone for lunch or a light dinner or as a side salad with seafood or lean protein. 

Tofu and Watermelon Radish Salad

Meatless, but wonderful to eat. Lunch or dinner is served in 15 minutes. 

Fruit Avocado Chicken Salad

A refreshing salad full of cool fruit, avocado, and protein. 

Cilantro Lime Salad

This is a great salad to eat in the summertime, add your favorite lean protein (grilled pork, grilled chicken, or tofu) and you have the perfect, "easy to prep" lunch!

Tangerine Dream Spinach and Feta Salad

This recipe will consistently satisify you with only five ingredients. You can substitute tangerines with orange segments or clementines. 

Crunchy Beet and Chickpea Salad

This salad is bright pink and full of colorful deliciousness. Chickpeas have absolutely no saturated fat and are high in fiber. When you eat beets raw you are giving yourself a major boost in vitamin A and B as well as helping fight off heart disease.

Citrus, Fennel, Berry, and Basil Salad

This salad is an easy citrusy meal served with a little goat cheese or mozzarella, it will make your mouth sing with flavor. Only 20 minutes to prepare and is great for a light lunch or fast dish to put together for a pitch-in dinner with friends and family.

Edible Flowers, Berries, and Mixed Greens Salad

Take advantage of fresh berries and non-pesticide edible flowers. You can find edible flowrs in containers near the produce/herb section of your local grocery store. 

Salad in a jar

This is a great way to prepare your lunch or meal ahead of time and not have to worry about spending your lunch hour chopping veggies and brainstorming what to eat. 

Grilled Oysters en Brochette and Steamed Herb Vegetable Salad

A classic Creole dish with a salad becomes a satisfying, quick, and fancy meal. 

Golden Beet Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

This salad is great by itself or with a lean protein of your choice (chicken breast, turkey, pork or tofu.) The nutritional info does not include lean protein. Enjoy!

Pickled Nectarine and Creole Tomato Salad with Grilled Artichokes

Creole tomato season gets started early in the summer and paired with pickled nectarine dressing and grilled artichokes, your tastebuds will thank you. 

Summer Berry, Feta, and Spinach Chopped Salad

Light meals full of fresh ingredients are great for keeping cool in hot months but also help fill you up with valuable fiber and nutrients throughout the year. Try packing this easy and fast meal for lunch on the go and you will feel energized all afternoon. 

Grilled Scallop Nectarine Tomato Salad

Grilling is a great way to enjoy warm weather and sunny Louisiana days! This salad is quick, easy, and packs a wonderful lime-sweet-savory punch. Try it out at your next cook-out. 

Grilled Provencal Chicken Salad with Pickled Magnolia Vinaigrette

In Louisiana we have lots of fresh herbs and edible flowers to infuse flavor and deliciousness into all are meals. 

Tuna Salad with Capers, Lemon, and Olive Oil

Beautiful fresh and cool summer salad that you can eat by itself within romaine leaves or tear the leaves to a bite size and stuff into pita bread for lunch or a travel friendly picnic meal at the park. 

Peaches, Cashews, and Manchego in a Mixed Greens Salad with Peachy Dressing

Summer is the right time to enjoy fresh fruit and savory greens together in a refreshing salad. 

Mango-Cucumber Salad with Proscuitto

A salad full of summer flavor and an impressive dish for any Memorial Day weekend cook out. 

Louisiana Red Fish Arugula Salad

Red fish is light and flakey grilled, baked and paired with a spicy arugula salad.

Tofu and Red Lettuce Salad

A vegetarian and non-dairy salad full of great taste. 

Cajun Tempeh Hash with a Mixed Salad

A veggie take on traditional ham hash with a traditional mixed salad and New Orleans dressing. 

Fried Egg Salad with Feta

This simple salad is less than 200 calories and perfect for brunch or a quick lunch.

Everyday Salad with Creamy Tofu Basil Dressing

Skip some of the extra fat and cholestrol in your diet with this dressing. This works great for that creamy ranch taste you crave in a salad or you can use it to replace mayonnaise.

Curried Faux Egg Salad with Firm Tofu

This is a quick meatless meal with tofu. Makes a great sandwich filler in advance for a picnic or brown bagging it to the office. 

Almond Orange Romaine Salad

Quick and light meal that works great alone or with a lean protein.

Orange and Fennel Salad

Fennel is a light, sweet delicate bulb of a vegetable. It's great for potassium and fiber. This is a great salad to add firm tofu to or fresh seafood such as shrimp or grilled tilapia. Recipe courtesy of EnLITEned Kosher Cooking.

Lamb Burger on a Bed of Greens

Lamb in small portions within a balanced diet is a great way to ingest vitamin B12, protein, selenium, zinc, phosphorus, and niacin. Removing the bun to this lamb burger is a great way to enjoy lamb without extra carbs. 

Power Green Salad with Turkey and Pear

Kale, mixed salad greens, cilantro and spinach make a powerful salad mixed with a lean protein like turkey.

Fast and High Energy Boost Salad

This is a fast and filling salad that is sure to help you get through the work day. 

Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Light and full of protein, quinoa is great by itself or served with a lean protein (pork/chicken) or a side of fruit and steamed veggies. Recipe courtesy of

Roasted Parsnips and Sweet Potato with Arugula Salad

Slow roasted parsnips and sweet potato add a sweetness against spicy Arugula leaves. 

Louisiana Citrus Shrimp and Spinach Salad

Louisiana has a bountiful selection of citrus across the state. Grapefruits, satsumas, lemons, and more. Choose your favorite local citrus and add it to this simple citrus shrimp salad. Recipe adapted from TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.

Fifteen Minute Bean Salad

In a hurry to make a healthy lunch or need a quick flavorful dish to prepare for a get-together? This bean salad will do the job. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.

Turkey BLT Salad

Using turkey bacon or tempeh is a great way to prepare this BLT salad. 

Sushi Salad

This salad is great with local Lousiana seafood or with the veggies alone. It has the flavors of sushi with no extra work needed. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo. 

Watercress & Endive Salad with Caramelized Pecans

Louisiana knows how to make amazing pralines, but what if you could make a salad that is reminiscent of pralines and had less calories? LiveWell has you covered with this sweet and savory salad. Courtesy of the Georgia Pecan Commission. 

Healthy Loaded Tuna Pasta Salad

Why make BORING tuna salad? When you can make it AWESOME with healthy veggies and Greek yogurt.

Italian Veggie Salad

In 15 minutes you can enjoy this dish full of great zesty, Italian flavor.  This recipe is courtesy of CanolaInfo and "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" from the American Diabetes Association.

Convenient Chopped Salad

Classic chopped salad is a fast and easy dish to serve within 20 minutes. 

Potato, Broccoli and Fennel Salad

Vegetarian salad with filling potatoes and full of flavor. Recipe courtesy of Idaho Potato Commission.

Spicy Grapefruit Salad

A wonderful spinach salad with fruit. 

Chicken Tarragon Salad

Take advantage of those leftover chicken pieces in the fridge and make a delicious tarragon salad!

Louisiana Blue Crab Salad with Avocado, Grapefruit and Citrus Ginger Vinaigrette

A great local seafood salad that is perfect to serve during the holidays or any special occassion. Recipes altered and courtesy of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

Wilted Kale Salad with Turkey Sausage

Kale is an amazing leafy cabbage-like vegetable that helps your digestive tract as well as offers many other health benefits. 

Shrimp Caesar Salad

An easy and fast salad meal full of shrimp and delicious flavor makes this entree a great recipe for any lunch or dinner. Feel free to add your favorite greens and veggies.

Asian Turkey Salad

If you love the flavors of Asian food then you will love this lean and light turkey salad. Recipe courtesy of the National Turkey Federation.

Autumn Apple, Ham and Goat Cheese Salad

Perfect fall salad that works as a meal by itself. Recipe and photo courtesy of National Pork Board.

Apple Cranberry Salad

A fresh fruity salad that makes a great snack or appetizer to any holiday meal. Recipe courtesy of Cranberry Marketing Committee

Caribbean Jerk Tri-Tip Over Basil Lime Salad

A fresh salad with all the flavors of the Caribbean. 

Wheat Berry Tuna Salad

Switch up your normal tuna salad with nutritious wheat berries. Great by itself or in a low carb wrap.

Smoked Chicken with Olives and Satsuma Salad

Satusuma adds a local Louisiana twist and wonderful citrus taste to this salad

White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Protein rich salad that can be a side dish or a main course. This recipe and others are available within The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes

Holiday Spinach Salad

This salad is colorful enough to be a holiday table centerpiece.