A salad can be a great option for a lunch or as a side dish to just about anything.
A go to traditional diet food however many people expect salads to be bland, leave you hungry and unsatisfied.
Salads are light so you don’t feel heavy after eating and you will be full of energy.
These low carb keto salad recipes are filled with nutrition, flavors and plenty of healthy fat that you will be eager to eat them again and again without worrying about calories.
What makes a great low carb keto salad?
The general rule of thumb is to choose vegetables that grow above the ground as they usually contain less carbohydrates than this that are grown below.
Check out our low-carb vegetables guide to see which vegetables are the lowest in carbs.
Use vegetables in season if you can. They are usually more affordable and taste their very best when freshly picked.
Try mixing warm and cold greens for additional flavor, exciting textures and to make the salad more like a warm meal.
Adding protein is a great way to make use of any left over food you may have. You can use eggs, meat, poultry, cheese, fish or seafood. Pick your favorites and create your own perfect combination.
Last, but definitely not least, add fat. This is essential in order to make this a low-carb or keto salad. It doesn’t have to be complicated. A good drizzle of olive oil or a nice dollop of mayo will do the trick..
Let the recipes below inspire you to find new and exciting ways to enjoy healthy greens.