Summer is a great time to make salads part of your daily diet. Salad doesn’t have to be boring!

Try some of these ideas for salad ingredients to keep your salads fresh and exciting!


Mesculin lettuce, romaine lettuce, rocket, baby spinach, red cabbage

Raw veggies

Grated carrot and beetroot, tomato, grape tomatoes, cucumber, capsicum, corn, mushrooms, onion, green beans, snow peas, radish

Cooked veggies

Roast pumpkin, sweet potato and parsnip, steamed zucchini, carrot, peas or any other veggie


Alfalfa, mung bean, bean, onion, garlic, lentil, snow pea or any other sprout.

Nuts and Seeds

Raw almonds, cashews, brazil nuts, macadamias, walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, pepitas, sesame seeds, poppy seeds


All nuts and seeds, boiled organic eggs, canned salmon, sardines, fried tofu, beans, chickpeas, lentils (rinse canned ones very well).

Yummy extras
Olives, feta, ricotta cheese, red dulse seaweed, anchovies (for the brave!)

For yummy healthy dressing ideas, click here!