100-Calorie Salad Boosters

Start with 1-1/2 cups of fresh mixed greens. Add a tablespoon of your favorite vinaigrette. Then pile on the good stuff. By Sidney Fry, MS, RD

Healthy Salad Entree Toppings
Photo: Randy Mayor

The Entrée Option

A salad in a supporting role is always a safe choice, but what about when you want a plate of greens to take center stage? To that we say, double the greens and dressing, pick your favorite flavor booster, then add extra protein for a super salad supper that clocks in under 400 calories.

Flank steak (3 ounces broiled): 375 calories

Chicken breast (3 ounces roasted): 360 calories

Shrimp (¼ pound grilled): 345 calories

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

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