Top 5 Salads In Australia – Mimi’s Laphet
Australians are lucky to have access to a great range of fresh produce and there’s no better way to enjoy these than a great salad. Salads are versatile, colourful and healthy giving everyone a chance to enjoy something to their taste. You can add different elements to add colour, crunch or zing! There also a convenient meal to put together whether that be lunch to take to work or a large salad to share with friend and family. Here are the top 5 salads in Australia.
№1 Garden Salad
A great way to get your daily intake of healthy greens is a garden salad. There’s a variety of ways to prepare one depending on what greens you like. Lettuce and tomato make a good base and you can add whatever greens you like. It’s nice to add some dressing or balsamic vinegar for extra flavour. You could also add some nuts for extra texture and a crunch. It’s a great staple to that is good for any occasion.
№2 Greek Salad
A classic salad that often has sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, capsicum, red onion, olives and fetta cheese. These ingredients work great together providing a combination of flavours and colours. The olives and fetta add some nice texture and saltiness to the salad. To add extra flavour, you can add some olive oil, garlic and dried oregano. It’s nice to dress this salad lightly and the combination of vegetables makes this a favourite!
№3 Roasted Vegetable Salad
In the winter months its nice to enjoy a selection of healthy vegetables but in a way that warms you up. A roasted vegetable salad is the perfect healthy salad for a cold winter’s night! You can easily pop some potatoes, sweet potatoes, red capsicum, red onions and pumpkin into an oven tray with a splash of olive oil. Once roasted bring them together into a bowl and dress with lemon juice and olive oil. To add more flavour, you could try a gluten free salad dressing like a Tea Dressing and add a healthy nut mix with Sunkissed crunch.
№4 Chicken Caesar Salad
Cesar salad is a favourite and provides a way to add some more protein to your salad giving you a boost and making sure you’re not feeling hungry an hour later. With lettuce, bacon, chicken, crusty bread bits and shaved parmesan it’s easy to put together and good for any occasion. It can be dressed with something light like olive oil or something creamy. It’s also a great way to get your kids to eat some greens whilst keeping it interesting with the chicken and bacon.
№5 Crunchy Nut Coleslaw
A classic and simple vegetable salad that is made from carrot, cabbage and radishes. Add a crunch with a healthy nut mix such as Mimi’s laphet Sunkissed crunch. This will add texture and make this coleslaw more interesting.
Whilst we’ve mentioned 5 popular salads, there are 1000s of different salad recipes you could try. Even the five salads we’ve mentioned here can have their own twist to them adding or subtracting particular ingredients depending on what tastes, colours and textures you like. Whether you are preparing a healthy lunch to take into work or are planning a BBQ and need a salad to tie it all together there’s a salad for you. You can also experiment and see what combination of vegetables you like; you can even pop a piece of fruit to add a bit of natural sweetness if you desire it. If you are short on time, then a great way to give any of these salads a flavour boost is to add some Mimi’s Laphet, gluten free, tea dressing. It’s a delicious mix of tea, garlic, chilli with creamy sesame and is both vegan and gluten free. It’s also got half as much calories and 90% less sugar than balsamic vinegar. You can add some extra texture, protein and crunch with a healthy nut mix like Mimi’s Laphet Sunkissed Crunch.