Follow these 8 Salad Hacks to level up your homemade salads.
Vary your greens. Use different textured + tasting greens together like soft spinach, peppery arugula, and crunchy romaine or kale.
Freshen it up! Add something fresh like cucumbers slices or chopped apples. I like using Fuji apples in salads.
Get that crunch! Add something crunchy like nuts (pecans or almonds), pumpkin or sunflower seeds, croutons, or tortilla crisps.
Get herby! Use fresh herbs for fresh flavors! Just chop and scatter them in. Think mint, dill, parsley, basil and cilantro.
Balance your flavors! Sweet (apples), spicy (peppery arugula), salty (feta), sour (balsamic dressing), and savory (thyme in the dressing).
Dress it up! Use a matching or contrasting dressing for your salad - A silky smooth savory balsamic dressing with a crunchy kale salad.
DIY it! Make your own dressing to get the best, freshest flavors! A vinaigrette is simple, and easy to make.
Dress your greens! Dress the greens before you add the rest of the ingredients. Add more dressing if needed.
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