Nothing screams Spring more than pops of color blooming everywhere. Even in your bowl! With the amazing produce Spring brings, one of the best ways to enjoy it is in a fresh salad. This blog featuring “Spring Salad Mixers” will have your taste buds screaming when you’re done reading! Read on to get an idea of some great ingredients to toss together as you build your own salad at Toss Salads & Wraps on top of a bed of lettuce this season.
Quinoa: One of the most versatile gluten-free ingredients. It’s high in protein and fiber and makes a fantastic healthy grain salad.
Hydrating vegetables: Cucumbers, tomatoes, and hearts of palm contain a lot of water, so you will hydrate and replenish yourself with these tasty vegetables.
Fruit: Strawberries, apples, mandarin oranges –add juicy, sweet and sour flavors to your salad with the addition of fruit.
Dressing: Light dressings compliment spring salads such as balsamic vinaigrette, raspberry vinaigrette, cilantro lime, or a simple balsamic vinegar and olive oil mix.
Gianni’s Fav: Spinach, grilled chicken, bacon, feta cheese, mandarin oranges, strawberries, apples, craisins, walnuts, and raspberry vinaigrette.
Veggie Lovers: Spinach, spring mix, quinoa, white mushrooms, asparagus, chickpeas, the heart of palm, tomato, beets, shredded carrots, and sunflower seeds with oil and vinegar dressing.
Cobb Salad: Iceberg, romaine, grilled chicken, tomato, blue cheese crumbles, bacon, avocado, and hard-boiled egg with blue cheese dressing.