Food & Drink
by Aspect County

The salad revolution: Harnessing the health benefits of leafy greens

In today’s fast-paced world, where convenience often takes precedence over nutrition, it’s crucial to rediscover the incredible benefits that lie within a simple bowl of greens. Enter the humble salad — a vibrant medley of fresh vegetables, fruits, and a myriad of tantalizing ingredients. Far from being just a side dish or a weight loss cliché, salads have emerged as nutritional powerhouses, offering a plethora of health advantages. From providing essential vitamins and minerals to supporting weight management and promoting overall well-being, the art of salad-making holds the key to unlocking a vibrant and nourished life. Embark on a journey with us as we explore the remarkable benefits of incorporating salads into your daily routine and uncover the transformative potential of these leafy champions.

Here we take a look at some summer salad ideas, when salad making has become a modern art in itself the possibilities are endless- not only giving the picture-perfect social media post opportunities but also suppling health benefits and nutritional requirements. Being time savvy, easy and fun to make and providing guilt free eating its no wonder why salads have fast became a winning choice of meal over the warmer summer months and even throughout the year.

Grilled Salmon Salad

Grilled Salmon Salad with Avocado, Arugula, Cucumber, Pepitas, Cotija Cheese & Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing – perfect for summer barbecues and outdoor gatherings. Chock full of fresh organic produce, not only is this entrée salad healthy and easy to make, it’s bursting with delicious summertime flavour! Keto and Low carb.

Grilled Maitake Caesar Salad 6 copy

This Grilled Romaine Salad with Maitake Mushrooms is dressed with a 
Furikake Caesar Dressing – a Japanese-Inspired Caesar salad that comes together in 20 minutes! Amazing flavour and always a hit!

Grilled Spinach Salad 7

Delicious & hearty Spinach Salad with grilled mushrooms, red onions, sweet peppers, and optional grilled chicken breast, tossed with tangy French Dressing, topped with Coconut Bacon, Feta and hard-boiled eggs. A tasty entrée-sized salad, perfect for dinners on the patio!

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This entrée-sized summer salad ticks all the boxes- Lemony Chicken Arugula Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Creamy Basil Dressing- an easy low-carb, high-protein dinner salad that is full of amazing flavour!

Larb recipe 20

A delicious recipe for Thai Larb Salad – a spicy, full-flavored Thai salad made with your choice of ground chicken, turkey, beef, or lamb, served in lettuce cups or with rice. Low-carb, light, and refreshing- and can be served warm or chilled.

Greek Salad 20 copy

This Grilled Chicken Greek Salad is light and healthy and full of so much flavour! Make the refreshing Greek Salad and top it with Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken. A tasty dinner, perfect for hot summer nights!

Eggpalnt steaks 14 copy

Grilled Eggplant with Greek Relish and Creamy Polenta a flavourful, Mediterranean-inspired vegetarian dinner full of delicious summer flavours. Vegan adaptable and gluten-free.