Did you even know that May is national salad month?

Look it up, it’s a real thing!


It’s always great to eat a salad to help get your key micronutrient needs into your daily diet regime.

Target to eat at least one salad a day.

Here’s some simple tips for building the perfect healthy salad:

*Start with a variety of leafy greens:

Arugula, kale, spinach, Swiss chard, tatsoi, mesclun or watercress

*Add in other vegetables of multiple colors:

Tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, fennel, mushrooms or radishes

*Add in healthy proteins:

Wild caught salmon, grilled chicken, sautéed shrimp or roast pork loin

*Add in beans or gluten free grains:

Chickpeas, lentils, white beans, quinoa, millet or wild rice

*Add nuts & seeds:

Walnuts, pistachios, almonds, sunflower, chia, flax or hemp seeds

*Add low glycemic fruits:

Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries or green apples

*Herbs & Spices:

Rosemary, thyme, oregano, coriander, cayenne, or turmeric

*Salt and Pepper:

High quality sea salt and good old black pepper

*High quality fats (Start with 3 parts):

Extra virgin olive oil, avocado oil, tahini or MCT oil

*High quality vinegar (Start with 1 part)

Sherry wine, balsamic, red wine or apple cider

Check out this recipe for an easy anti-inflammatory Lacinato Kale salad: https://fedandfit.com/big-batch-healing-salad/

So go ahead & celebrate National Salad month, but remember you can eat salads all year around.

Remember to pick items that are seasonal & local to get the best quality nutrients + you’ll be supporting local farmers!

If you’d like guidance & support on your health journey & would like to work with me as your functional nutrition coach to optimize your health….please go to https://rerootnutritioncoach.com/book-with-re-root & schedule your free 30-minute discovery call with me.

To your health!


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