Quinoa, lentils, spinach, rocket, rice, lamb’s lettuce, bulgur, lettuce, curly endive, cabbage… Your salads are whatever you make them. Just be sure to include these two key ingredients.
Mozzarella, tomato, basil and walnuts? Oh, yeah! Quinoa, smoked salmon, avocado and crushed almonds? Wow! Spinach, apple, feta and pistachios? Amazing! See how easy it is to make your own delicious combinations that are also great for your heart? Nuts are your heart’s best ally: a handful a day not only tastes great but also keeps cardiovascular problems at bay!
Extra-virgin olive oil
A dash of extra-virgin olive oil brings your salads to life and keeps your heart happy. This golden elixir—the jewel in the Mediterranean crown—is a must in any salad. Add some Modena balsamic vinegar and mustard, honey and herbs de Provence, lemon or lime juice and a pinch of tarragon and you’ve got a delicious homemade vinaigrette. The possibilities are endless…