Our 10 Favorite Salad Recipes - Oxygen Magazine

Our 10 Favorite Salad Recipes

An Oxygen girl's recipe box isn't complete without light, refreshing and satisfying salads! Check out our all-time faves.
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1. Warm Beef & Veggie Amaranth Salad

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Move over side-salad! Amaranth — a gluten-free, protein-packed grain — topped with sauteed beef, zucchini, red chard and asparagus tips makes this hearty, warm salad a complete meal. Get the recipe for our Warm Beef & Veggie Amaranth Salad.

2. Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Salad

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Lemony chicken and a strawberry kiwi dressing give this spinach salad a refreshing kick. Get the recipe for our Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Salad.

3. Mandarin Tilapia Spinach Salad

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Pan-fried tilapia, mandarin oranges, almonds and parsley make for a light, flavorful and filling salad. Get the recipe for our Mandarin Tilapia Salad.

4. Strong & Skinny Caesar

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With just 27 calories and one gram of fat per serving, our creamy and clean Caesar dressing is a must-try! Drizzle it on top of romaine or use it as a spread inside a chicken wrap. Get the recipe for our Strong& Skinny Caesar.

5. Salad Niçoise

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This smorgasbord of a salad is packed with all the fit-gal favorites: vitamin-rich veggies, whole grains, healthy fats and protein. Get the recipe for our Salad Niçoise.

6. Moroccan Chickpea Salad

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This flavorful salad boasts one dynamic duo: chickpeas supply a healthy dose of iron, while red peppers provide your body with the vitamin C needed to absorb it. Get the recipe for Moroccan Chickpea Salad from Clean Eating, our sister site and publication.

7. The Big Chicken Salad

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This recipe uses mesclun greens – a high-powered mix of spinach, arugula, Swiss chard and dandelion. Pears, whole-grain croutons and a maple syrup dressing add a touch of sweetness. Get our recipe for The Big Chicken Salad.

8. Spinach & Shrimp Salad

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Shrimp is loaded with lean protein – about 24 grams per serving – and contains fat-fighting omega-3s. Paired with the energizing iron in spinach, antioxidants in the strawberries, and filling healthy fats in avocado, this is a recipe for one super salad! Get the recipe for our Spinach & Shrimp Salad.

9. Herb Salad with Greek Tzatziki Dressing

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Parsley, cilantro, mint and dill deliver tons of antioxidants to this herbaceous salad. Our creamy dressing (made with Greek yogurt!) is the perfect complement. Get the recipe for our Herb Salad with Greek Tzatziki Dressing.

10. Ahi Tuna & Kale Salad

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Full of calcium, vitamin C, folate and antioxidants, raw kale packs a healthy punch as the base for this salad. Pine nuts and pomegranate seeds add sweetness. Get the recipe for Ahi Tuna & Kale Salad.

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