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Apples and Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad

Ingredients

1 head green leaf lettuce, rinsed, dried, and roughly chopped
¼ c. finely chopped onion
1 apple, peeled and chopped into small cubes
½ c. chopped parsley
3 T. balsamic vinegar

3 T. soy sauce

Directions

Combine vinegar and soy sauce in a small bowl and set aside.  Add remaining ingredients in a large bowl.  Add sauce to salad and toss.  Let salad sit for 5 minutes to marinade.  Enjoy.

 

 

Apple Tuna Salad

Ingredients

1 med. head lettuce, torn bite-size
2 c. diced apples, unpeeled
2 tsp. soy sauce
1 (6 1/2 oz.) can tuna(in water, drained)
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 orange, juiced

Directions


In a large bowl, combine salad ingredients. Toss together. Combine the soy sauce, orange juice and lemon juice. Mix well. Toss with salad. Serves 6.
Autumn Tossed Salad

Ingredients


1 head lettuce, broken into bite sized pieces
3 tart apples, cored and sliced into wedges (do not peel)
1 sm. red onion, sliced into rings

Directions

In large salad bowl, add lettuce, apple slices and onions. At serving time, toss well with an hCG Diet approved salad dressing.  (makes approx. 6 servings)
Baby Spinach Salad

Ingredients

1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
1 T. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. orange zest
1 T. orange juice (from squeezed orange)
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
salt and pepper to taste
pinch red pepper flakes

Directions


Whisk ingredients together and toss with baby spinach or mixed baby greens.
Broccoli Salad

Ingredients

3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
3/4 tsp. celery seeds
3/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. salt
Pinch of white pepper
1 1/2 lbs. fresh broccoli
1 bunch green onions, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 c. pimento stuffed olives, sliced
1 (8 oz.) can sliced water chestnuts, drained

Directions

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Trim off large leaves of broccoli, and remove tough ends of lower stalks; wash broccoli thoroughly. Cut stalks into 1/4 inch slices. Cut remaining broccoli into flowerettes; place in a large salad bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Pour dressing over top; toss gently to coat. cover and chill 1 hour. Yield: 8 to 10 servings.

Crunchy Sweet Apple Chicken Salad

Ingredients

100 grams chicken cooked and diced

1 apple diced

3 stalks celery diced

3 T. lemon juice

1/8 tsp. cinnamon

Dash of nutmeg

Dash of cardamom

Dash of salt

Stevia to taste

Wedge of lemon

Directions

Mix ingredients together; sprinkle with Stevia and cinnamon. Chill for 20 minutes. Serve with a wedge of lemon. Makes 1 serving (1 protein, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit)

Cucumber Salad

Ingredients

1 cucumber, thinly sliced
2 T. finely chopped onion

2 T. chopped parsley
2 T. white vinegar
2 T. soy sauce

Directions

Combine ingredients and chill for 30 minutes.

Fresh Mushroom Salad

Ingredients

1 head lettuce
1 bunch romaine
1/2 lb. mushrooms, washed, trimmed, sliced

Directions

Tear lettuce and romaine into bite size pieces. Combine with mushrooms. Just before serving, try with the Veggie dressing.

Jamaican Grapefruit

Ingredients

1⁄2 grapefruit

Cinnamon

1-2 Pkg of stevia

Directions

Using a serrated edge knife, cut grapefruit in half as normally would and place on an oven safe dish and bake for 2 minutes. Cut around center core, rind, and partitions. Sprinkle with cinnamon and stevia.

Low Calorie Molded Perfection Salad

Ingredients

2 tbsp. unflavored gelatin
1/2 c. cold water
2 c. boiling water
1/4 c. cider vinegar
1/4 c. lemon juice
1/4 c. unsalted tomato juice
Artificial sweetener to substitute for 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. cabbage, shredded
1 c. celery, diced
3 tbsp. pimento, chopped
3 tbsp. green pepper, chopped

Directions


Soak the unflavored gelatin in cold water until dissolved. Add the boiling water, vinegar, lemon juice, tomato juice, and sugar substitute. Cool until mixture begins to thicken. Fold in the chopped vegetables. Pour into 1/2 cup molds and chill until ready to serve. Makes 8 servings.

Oriental Chicken Salad

Ingredients

100 grams chicken breast

1 handful cabbage, chopped

¼ cup cucumber, shopped

Oriental Salad Dressing (See recipe)

1 tsp. crushed Melba Toast

Directions

Grill chicken and cut into slices. Put cabbage and cucumber into bowl. Spoon Oriental Salad Dressing over salad (See recipe). Sprinkle with Melba Toast crumbles if desired.

Oven Chicken Salad

Ingredients

1 chicken breast

1⁄2 tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)

1⁄4 tsp. onion powder

1⁄4 tsp. salt

1⁄4 tsp. pepper

1⁄4 tsp. garlic powder

1⁄2 tsp. poultry season

2 cups spinach or lettuce

Vinaigrette Dressing

1⁄4 cup apple cider vinegar

1⁄2 cup water

1 tsp celery salt

1 tsp. onion salt

1 tsp. pepper

5 drops or 1 pkg stevia

Directions

Mix all seasonings together and roll chicken in mixture so it is smothered and place on a foil sheet and wrap up nice and tight. Put on a cooking sheet and bake at 375 degrees and bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Cut up in small pieces and measure 3.5 ounces of chicken and put on a bed of spinach or lettuce and drizzle the vinaigrette dressing. Save the remainder of the chicken breast for another meal.

Overnight Tossed Salad

Ingredients

1 sm. head iceberg lettuce (torn)
1/2 c. finely chopped green pepper
1/2 c. finely chopped celery
1/4 c. thinly sliced red onion rings
1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
2 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

Layer first 5 ingredients in order given in 3 quart glass salad bowl tossing mushrooms with lemon juice before layering.  Cover and refrigerate overnight. Before serving sprinkle with chicken, turkey or fish. Toss and serve with fresh ground pepper.

Radish Salad

Ingredients

radishes, sliced (allowed amount)

lemon juice

1 T. dehydrated minced onion

1 T. parsley

1-2 tsp. liquid aminos

salt/pepper, to taste

Directions

In bowl, combine all ingredients and refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hr before serving.

 

Romaine and Strawberry Salad

Ingredients

1 head romaine lettuce
2 bunches watercress, stems removed (optional)
1 pt. strawberries, hulled and sliced
4 thinly sliced rings of red onion, separated

DRESSING:

1 tbsp. vinegar (Sherry, strawberry or raspberry are best)
1 tbsp. lemon juice
Stevia to taste
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions


Mix Romaine, watercress (if used), strawberries and onion in salad bowl. Mix dressing ingredients in a small jar with tightly fitting lid. Shake well. Pour over greens and serve.  Serves 6-8
Sphere Tangy Tossed Salad

Ingredients

1 lg. head lettuce
1 green pepper
1 red onion
Celery
Radishes
Cucumber

Directions

Chop lettuce and other vegetables.  Mix in salad bowl.  Chill and serve with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing(see Dressings recipes).

Spiced Up Strawberries

Ingredients

4 Large strawberries or 6 small

1 T. cinnamon

5 drops or 1 pkg Stevia

Directions

Slice strawberries and place on a plate. Mix cinnamon and stevia and sprinkle over the strawberries.

 

Spicy Taco Salad

Ingredients

2 cups Romaine Lettuce

3.5 ounces London broil or filet

1⁄4 t. garlic salt

1⁄4 t. chili seasoning

Directions

Prepare the beef on the grill. Thinly slice beef and mix in garlic, salt, and chili seasoning. Top lettuce with seasoned beef.   Serve with Vinaigrette Dressing on the side.

Tossed Garden Salad

Ingredients

Approximately 1/3 head crisp iceberg lettuce
Approximately 1/2 head Boston lettuce, used for color contrast
Approxemately 6 well-rinsed spinach leaves, used for color contrast
3 thin, shredded slices radicchio
2 to 3 slices celery, cut cross-wise, not too thin
1/2 crisp green pepper, sliced thinly or "cubed"
1 lg. or 2 med. tomatoes, sliced into thin wedges
1 green onion, sliced (use both bulb & stem)
Dash of dill weed

Directions


Place ingredients in salad bowl in order listed, until just before serving. Toss with any dressing approved for the hCG Diet. Should serve 8.