Salads For Weight Loss – Top 13 Healthy Easy Salad Ideas

Asian Tofu Salad

Make 2 servings

Ingredients you will need to prepare for making this weight loss salad recipe:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 14-ounce water-packed, package extra-firm tofu, rinsed, patted dry & cut into some 1-inch cubes
  • 4 cups of mixed salad greens
  • 1 peeled, halved lengthwise & sliced medium carrots
  • 1/2 large cucumber, chopped

Step by step instructions to make this salad recipe:

  • You whisk vinegar, honey, canola oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and ginger in a bowl.
  • You place tofu & 1 tablespoon of the dressing into a large nonstick skillet.
  • You cook on medium-high heat, you turn each 2 to 3 minutes, until you see they are golden brown, about 12 to 15 minutes total.
  • You remove them from the heat, you add 1/2 tablespoon of the dressing into the pan and you stir to coat.
  • You toss greens, cucumber and carrots with the remaining dressing.
  • You serve your warm salad with a glass of jasmine tea, iced and crunchy breadsticks

Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad

Make 2 servings

Ingredients you will need to prepare for making this weight loss salad recipe:

  • 1 6-ounce can of chunk light tuna, drained
  • 1/2 15-ounce can of small white beans, such as great northern or cannellini, rinsed
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Freshly ground pepper and salt to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Step by step instructions to make this salad recipe:

  • You combine tomatoes, scallions, oil, tuna, beans, lemon juice, pepper and salt in a medium bowl
  • You stir gently.
  • You refrigerate until you are ready to serve.

If you want to know other easy ideas of salads for weight loss, keep reading!