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Low Carb Salads and Salad Dressing Recipes

Recipes for salads and salad dressings, including side salads and meal salads.

Healthy Salad Dressings
It can be hard to find healthy salad dressing in the store. Here are tips for finding it, or easy ways to make your own.

Salads from Around the World
Here's a truly international salad collection from various global food sites on About.com. All sugar-free and low in carbohydrates. Check out these recipes for salads from around the world.

Cauliflower "Potato" Salad
I made quite a few versions before coming up with a cauliflower salad that really is a lot like potato salad, but low carb.

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Wrap
How to have the wonderful flavors of a BLT (bacon, lettuce, and tomato) sandwich without the bread.

Thai-Style Chicken Salad Recipe
This Thai-style chicken salad is delicious, healthy and refreshing. A wonderful light meal for a hot summer night.

Low-Carb Taco Salad
You don't need tortilla chips for a great taco salad - this low-carb version of a taco salad has all the flavors, and it's easy to put together.

Low Carb Broccoli Salad with Bacon
Most traditional broccoli salad recipes have a fair amount of sugar, due to raisins as well as sugar in the dressing. I've attempted to reduce the sugar, but keep the same salty-sweet flavor combination of the classic cold broccoli salad, with bits of bacon and sunflower seeds.

Greek Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing
This easy Greek lemon-based salad dressing can be used on salads, other vegetables, or as a yummy marinade for chicken.

Low-Carb Four-Bean Salad
This low-carb version of the traditional 3 bean or 4 bean salad makes two adjustments - it is sugar-free and the beans are less starchy ones.

Ranch Style Cole Slaw
Creamy, ranch-style cole slaw, great with barbeque.

Watermelon Salad with Cucumber and Mint
The combination of flavors in this watermelon salad is so refreshing and delicious. A hit at potlucks!

Salmon Salad - An Alternative to Tuna
Salmon has many nutritional advantages over tuna and it's tastier, in my opinion. Try this alternative to tuna salad.

Warm Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing
This version of the classic warm (or wilted) spinach salad can easily be made into a meal by adding chopped cooked chicken, turkey, or even fish or tofu.

Tuna Walnut Salad
Walnuts and a touch of cinnamon dress up your everyday tuna salad!

Sugar-Free Thousand Island Dressing
Most Thousand Island dressing has quite a lot of sugar, but this sugar-free and low-carb version is just as good. It can be used on salads, burgers, and sandwiches.

Strawberry Chicken Salad
This is a quintessential summer dinner salad -- lovely, light, and different. Dress with strawberry vinaigrette dressing and you have a real treat on a hot summer night.

Caprese Pasta Salad - Basil and Tomato Salad
This pasta salad has all the elements of the Italian caprese salad. I use shirataki noodles to make it low carb.

Easy Blue Cheese Dressing
You can whip this blue cheese dressing up in two minutes. There's absolutely no reason to pour the watered-down bottled dressing with very little blue cheese in it on your lovely salad!

Cranberry Vinaigrette
A yummy, healthy salad dressing made with fresh or frozen cranberries.

Sweet and Sour Lime Dressing
Tangy salad dressing whipped up in a flash!

Strawberry Vinaigrette
This dressing is good on any green salad for something different. I especially like it with Strawberry Chicken Salad.

Chopped Salad
This healthy and filling chopped salad makes a great lunch or dinner. My chopped salad recipe includes chicken, bacon, a little apple, and other good things!

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