Build Your Own Quick and Easy Salad Bowl Print 11 LikeDislike By Further Food The Lunch Salad Bowl is super simple and fast! Follow this step by step guide:1) High Fiber Pseudo Grains- add your choice of cooked millet, buckwheat, wild rice, or amaranth. Or skip the grains all together. You can also add some roasted butternut squash.2) Protein- pick your protein! Salmon, turkey, chicken, and grass feed beef are great ideas, but get creative! Try wild salmon or tuna, sardines, or anchovies. Just make sure if they are canned that they are not in vegetable oil (olive oil is ok). Vegetarians can enjoy black beans, pinto beans, lentils, or chickpeas.3) To make this salad keto friendly, skip #1 and make sure any meat or fish protein. Omit beans.4) Add arugula, spinach, Romaine, spring mix, etc.5) Top with your favorite chopped veggies: cucumbers, peppers, radishes, broccoli, and more. Even try things like pumpkin and sunflower seeds.6) Dressing options:Dresses 2-3 saladsCilantro Lime Vinaigrette (KETO friendly)1 clove garlic, minced1/4 cup cilantro, chopped1/4 teaspoon ground cumin1/4 cup lime juice1/4 cup virgin olive oil salt and pepper to tasteCreamy Avocado Lemon Dressing (KETO friendly)1 ripe avocado¼ cup olive oil2 tablespoons apple cider vinegarJuice from 1 lemonSalt and pepper to tasteOptional: 1 clove garlicItalian Vinaigrette (KETO friendly)1/4 cup apple cider vinegar1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1/2 tablespoon garlic powder½ tablespoon onion powder½ tablespoon Italian herb1 teaspoon dijon mustard, no sugar added½ teaspoon dried basilSalt and pepper to taste Directions: Mix ingredients together until well incorporated. For the creamy avocado, a blender will work best. Some inspiration to get you started! Butternut Squash Lentil Salad2 cups spinach1/2 cup roasted butternut squash⅓ cup cooked green lentils½ apple, sliced½ avocado, sliced 1 tablespoon sunflower seedsItalian Vinaigrette (see recipe)Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss with Italian vinaigrette. Enjoy!Chicken Millet Arugula Salad2 cups arugula½ cup millet⅓ cup chicken ¼ cup cooked and sliced beets¼ cup carrotsAvocado lemon dressingCombine all ingredients in a bowl and toss with avocado lemon dressing. Enjoy!Taco Salad2 cups romaine lettuce⅓ cup brown rice⅓ cup black beans ½ avocado, sliced¼ cup cucumber2 tablespoons diced red onionCilantro Lime VinaigretteCombine all ingredients in a bowl and toss with cilantro lime vinaigrette. Enjoy! Did you know you can add Further Food Collagen to any recipe for an additional protein boost? Learn more here.