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6 Easy Summer Salad Swaps for Health

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Instead of using iceberg lettuce, opt for darker, leafier greens like spinach, kale, or arugula. These greens are packed with more nutrients and fiber.

Greens for Base

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Swap out traditional croutons for whole grains like quinoa, farro, or brown rice. These grains add a nutty flavor and extra fiber, keeping you full longer and aiding in digestion.

Whole Grains 

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Instead of adding sugary toppings like candied nuts or dried fruits, use fresh fruits like berries, apples, or oranges. They add natural sweetness and a burst of vitamins.

Fresh Fruit

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Choose lean proteins like grilled chicken, turkey, tofu, or legumes over processed meats like bacon or ham. These options are lower in saturated fats.

Processed Meats

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Use avocado slices as a creamy, nutritious alternative to cheese. Avocado is rich in healthy fats, fiber, and vitamins, adding a creamy texture and flavor to your salad.

Avocado Instead

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