Simple Green Salad Recipe (for Flat Belly and Weight-Loss)

Simple Green Salad Recipe (for Flat Belly and Weight-Loss)
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This is the best simple green salad recipe that goes perfectly with just anything. It’s a healthy vegan side dish for any family meal! I believe we should appreciate simple things in life. Especially the food that God gives us and that are God’s healing plants. Sometimes we tend to spend a lot of time and energy preparing and cooking fancy meals that are amazing, and that’s ok but there is beauty in simplicity too.

Fresh Green Salad Benefits

simple mixed green salad recipe for weight management and health benefits

Eating fresh and raw organic veggies has the power to significantly improve your mood and energy, in other words, your overall health. In fact, by preparing this easy green salad you will get the most enzymes, vitamins, and minerals needed for good health. It’s so hard to resist this refreshing green salad!

This simple salad recipe is:

  • Plant-based
  • Vegetarian and vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Fresh
  • Versatile
  • Weight-loss salad
  • Super simple and easy to make
  • So delicious!

Time needed: 10 minutes.

How to Make Green Salad – Step by Step

  1. Wash your salad greens

    First, run cool water and wash thoroughly your salad greens: cabbage, lettuce, broccoli, and spinach. At the same time, remove any damaged parts or leaves.

  2. Chop it up

    Second, on a wooden cutting board finely chop up all vegetables except the spinach. Chop it into bite-sized pieces. Leave the spinach leaves whole.

    healthy chopped veggies for making green salad recipe at home (weight-loss salad)

  3. Mix it and enjoy

    Finally, place all salad greens in a large salad bowl. If you are ready to serve your salad you can toss it with basic vinaigrette dressing (balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and salt). Use salad tongs or two large spoons to gently combine. Start with less dressing, tossing to mix, and drizzle more as needed until the salad is dressed to your liking. Mix it well and enjoy it immediately. Serve it with anything you like, your favorite lunch, dinner, or as a healthy snack.

Healthy ingredients for this mixed vegetable salad

healthy ingredients for mixed green salad: cabbage, spinach, lettuce, broccoli
  • Cabbage – This healthy green plant has an impressive nutrient profile. In fact, this low-calorie vegetable is particularly rich in Vitamin C, a potent antioxidant that protects against heart disease, vision loss, and various types of cancers. It improves your digestion because it contains insoluble fiber that helps fuel your friendly gut bacteria thus promoting regular bowel movements.

  • Green leaf lettuce – With its mild taste this bright green veggie makes it a great choice for children and picky eaters. In essence, green leaf lettuce is low in calories and high in potassium and vitamins A and K. It increases the level of powerful antioxidants in your blood. Lettuce is also a good source of various health-beneficial bioactive compounds that strengthen your immune system.

  • Broccoli – A nutritional powerhouse of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. In brief, this wholesome addition to your diet contains various potent antioxidants that may support healthy cells and tissues throughout your body. It’s important to note that eating raw broccoli may have a cancer-preventative effect, lower your blood sugar and improve diabetic control.

  • Spinach – By eating this green vegetable you’ll improve eye health, reduce blood sugar, reduce oxidative stress, or prevent many types of cancers. Consuming spinach greatly benefits your digestion because it is low in carbs and contains insoluble fiber. This extremely nutrient-rich leafy green packs high amounts of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, calcium, folic acid, iron, and carotenoids.
how to prepare green salad at home step-by-step weight-loss fresh easy salad
How to prepare green salad recipe?

I make this 10-minute salad several times a week because it’s so easy! This mixed green salad is my default. For this reason, you have no excuses when it comes to this healthy green salad recipe. Just wash all greens, chop them up, drizzle with some balsamic vinaigrette and toss it well. Serve it immediately, it’s so simple!

Is this green salad recipe good for weight loss?

It’s very important to eat your veggies every single day! Since green salads are low in calories and rich in natural fiber, they will help you with your digestion process. A shown above, green vegetables feed your good gut bacteria, normalize your bowel movements, and increases the level of powerful antioxidants in your blood. As can be seen from the many health benefits green veggies provide it is certain that they help you with weight loss and healthy weight maintenance.

What to serve with green salad?

Serve this chopped green salad as a healthy side dish for lunch with roasted potatoes, rice, any kind of stew (bean, lentil, peas with mushrooms), tofu, with all your meals indeed. For example, you can consume it as a meal replacement, for light dinner, or a tasty snack when you are trying to lose weight and slim down.

easy mixed salad with fresh vegetables in a bowl for lunch or dinner
fresh and simple green salad recipe with cabbage, broccoli, spinach and lettuce as side dish or meal replacement for weight-loss

Simple Green Salad Recipe

Marinela
This is the best simple and easy green salad recipe that goes perfectly with just anything. Healthy vegan side dish for any family meal! This mixed green salad is great for weight loss, flat belly, and meal replacement.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine dairy-free, Gluten-free, Mediterranean
Servings 4 servings
Calories 109 kcal

Equipment

  • Salad Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 head small green cabbage shredded
  • 7 leaves green lettuce cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 small head broccoli
  • 1 cup spinach

Salad Dressing

  • 1/8 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar decrease the amount if you prefer less sour salad
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Run cool water and wash thoroughly your salad greens: cabbage, lettuce, broccoli, and spinach. Remove any damaged parts or leaves.
  • On a wooden cutting board finely chop up all vegetables except the spinach. Chop up into bite-sized pieces. Leave the spinach leaves whole.
  • Place all salad greens in a large salad bowl. If you are ready to serve your salad you can toss it with basic vinaigrette dressing (balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and salt). Use salad tongs or two large spoons to gently combine. Start with less dressing, tossing to mix, and drizzle more as needed until the salad is dressed to your liking. Mix it well and enjoy it immediately. Serve it with anything you like, your favorite lunch, dinner, or as a healthy snack.

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal
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Love, Marinela💚



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