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Simply Inspired Side Salads

By Elisa - Jenny Craig Reviewed by Briana Rodriquez, R.D. Healthy Recipe

Looking for a new side salad recipe to accompany your next meal? Here are three delicious salad recipes that are easy to make and healthy, too. Plus, most of the ingredients can be found on our Fresh and Free Additions list — so you can stay on track with your weight loss goals while enjoying every bite. 

Green Goddess Cobb Salad

Serving Size: 1 Salad



  • 1 cup arugula
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 avocado, diced
  • 3 tablespoon mint leaves 
  • 1 tablespoon scallions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh pepper (to taste)



  1. To make dressing: whisk lemon juice, pepper, and salt into small bowl.
  2. Once dressing is made, transfer all ingredients into bowl and toss until coated with dressing.
  3. Enjoy!


1 Vegetable, 1 Fat

Carrot Salad with Coriander

Serving size: Makes 4 salads



  • ¼ cup pistachios 
  • ½ garlic clove, finely grated 
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 
  • 4 teaspoon olive oil 
  • 1 ½ cups carrots, julienned 
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 


  1. Toast coriander in small, dry skillet over medium heat, tossing often until fragrant. Let cool and chop coarsely.
  2. Whisk lemon juice, pepper flakes, and coriander in bowl, then whisk in oil. Season with salt and set aside.
  3. Add in carrots, toss, and let sit for 10-20 minutes.
  4. Toss with cilantro and enjoy!


Exchanges per serving:

1 Vegetables, 2 Fats

Radicchio and Greens Salad

Serving size: Makes 4 salads



  • 6 cups fresh greens of your choice
  • 1 head radicchio, finely sliced
  • ½ large lemon, zested & juiced
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil 
  • Salt and Pepper to taste



  1. In large bowl, toss greens with sliced radicchio and lemon zest.
  2. In measuring cup, or bowl, whisk the lemon juice with the olive oil.
  3. Toss salad with dressing and season with salt and pepper if desired.
  4. Enjoy!


Exchanges per serving:

2 Vegetables, 1 Fat

Edited by Elisa - Jenny Craig

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