Make a colourful salad with a head of lettuce or create a mixed salad with different types of greens like leaf lettuce or spinach .
•Add chopped tomatoes, celery, spring onions, sliced cucumbers and sliced radishes
•Toss in chickpeas, beans or lentils to add protein and flavor.
•Add walnuts, cashews or peanuts for added crunch
•Chop cheddar cheese into cubes and add to the salad. You might mix in grated mozzarella cheese. If you like a creamier cheese, then add a few teaspoons of cottage cheese or flavored
•Be creative. Throw in macaroni or pasta pieces for texture and flavor. Add sunflower seeds, chow mein noodles or bacon bits for a tastier salad.
•Turn your salad into a full meal. Add meat, tuna, tofu or chicken to turn a side dish into a main dish. Then combine a variety of vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, zucchini and peppers. Toss the vegetable combination into the salad.
•Top off your salad by sprinkling on a home-made dressing (olive oil is very good for you when not heated), balsamic vinegar or fresh-squeezed lemon juice. For a different taste, throw in some fresh spices like dill, oregano, basil or garlic