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Healthy Lunch Salads

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A healthy lunch with enough protein and vitamins is essential for keeping you fit and healthy especially when you have little time to spare for cooking. Protein based salads are the best on the go lunches and meals that you can take to work and enjoy! Dress it up and fork it! Bethanny Frankel shows you how to make easy salads for a great take-to-work lunch.
Ingredients
  Chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Celery 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  For pesto 1 Teaspoon
  Mixed greens 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Or Sliced Desired Amount)
  Tuna with juice 1⁄2
  Hard boiled egg white 1 , chopped
  Capers 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Balsamic vinaigrette 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

For the chicken salad:
In a bowl add the chicken, celery, mayonnaise and pesto.
Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
Arrange the greens on a plate.
Place the chicken salad on the bed of greens.

For the tuna caper green salad:
Arrange the bed of mixed greens.
Add the tuna and divide it equally into pieces.
Add in the egg whites and capers.
Season with salt and pepper.
Dress with the balsamic vinaigrette.
Toss to coat.

If you are taking a salad lunch to work, you may want to dress them just before you eat it for a better flavor. Take the dressing along in a small Tupperware or airtight cup or container.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Chicken, Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Keeping fit with healthy food can be easy if you know quick ways to make, here are healthy salad recipes just right for lunch. Check out Bethenney showing how to make chicken salad and tuna and caper salad with meats as well as greens. Great to have during lunch at work!

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