Quick and Easy Green Salad Recipe

Eating Healthy When You’re In A Hurry

No Cooking and Easy To Prepare – Save Time Without Sacrificing Nutrition

The recipe is adjustable, so that you can add ingredients you have on hand, that don’t require cooking. Vegetables such as carrots and beets require more prep time, since you’ll have to either grate or slice them into bite size pieces. The point is to save time without sacrificing nutrition. Choose veggies that are quicker to prepare from the list of ingredients.


Canned Beans (any type)
Salad Greens (any type)
Artichoke Hearts (plain, or marinated)
Grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano Cheese
Dressing: Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, Apple Cider Vinegar or a favorite dressing.
Optional: Walnuts, Sesame Seeds, Sunflower Seeds

Optional Produce: Tomato, Cucumber, Sprouts, Avocado, Bell Pepper, Olives, Onions, Scallions, Radishes

Optional Protein: Canned Tuna or Salmon, Tofu, Feta Cheese

Optional Seasoning; Oregano, Basil, Salt, Black Pepper, or any favorite seasoning.


No precooking. Just toss ingredients together.
How much of each ingredient you use depends on your preferences. The more
produce, the higher the fiber content. Beans also add fiber.
Plain artichoke hearts are sold in cans. Marinated are sold in glass jars.

Irene Pastore, is a Certified Personal Trainer, fitness blogger, health educator, and speaker. She has 25 years experience teaching exercise in New York City.  To read her complete bio, visit the About Page.

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