It is widely believed that salads make for nutritious meals that can help a person maintain good health and fitness levels. Of course, with all their raw vegetables, salads certainly are packed with nutrition. Of course, some people have the mistaken notion that salads are bland and not very filling. In actuality, salads can be very innovative and tasty, especially if one hits upon a great recipe that balances flavor with nourishment. The best part about such salads is that they do not take too much time or effort to make and promise a fresh, light meal. Here are ten salad recipes that you can try when you want to eat a healthy meal.


1. Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

This salad is for those who are looking for a mouth-watering concoction of health-foods, and the best part is, it caters to one's sweet-tooth as well! The fruits required include one can of preserved pineapples or 20 ounces fresh variety; 1 kiwi that is peeled, halved and sliced; 1 orange that is peeled, deseeded and segmented; and 1 cup seedless grapes. In a big bowl, add ¼ teaspoon of grated lime rind, one teaspoon of poppy seeds, two tablespoon lime juice, and one tablespoon honey. Mix them evenly, toss in the fruits, and mix again. This makes for a delightful sweet-tangy salad for the fruit-lovers!

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