by Alice Waters
This slaw-like salad incorporates crème fraiche, cider vinegar and lemon juice into a tangy and tart dressing for savoy cabbage and crisp apples. Walnuts add protein and crunch.
Per serving: 243 calories, 3g saturated fat, 11g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 3g fiber, 302mg sodium
by Barbara Kafka
A gluten-free version of the popular Middle Eastern salad is perfect for winter when served with grilled or roasted chicken or fish. Fresh mint, red bell peppers and scallions add nice hints of color.
Per serving: 187 calories, 1g saturated fat, 28g carbohydrates, 5g protein, 5g fiber, 220mg sodium
by Dave Lieberman and Anahad O'Connor
The trick to this recipe is cooking the mushrooms close enough to serving time that they're not fully cooled when you add them to the sprouts, making the finished dish just a touch warm.
Per serving: 271 calories, 4g saturated fat, 18g carbohydrates, 9g protein, 5g fiber, 645mg sodium
by Susan Spicer
The classic combination of sweet figs, pungent blue cheese and light sherry vinaigrette make this recipe a real spot-hitter.
Per serving: 178 calories, 3g saturated fat, 7g carbohydrates, 2g protein, 1g fiber, 384mg sodium
by Bob Sloan
For a quick and easy dinner done in less than 30 minutes, look no further than this hearty meal salad. Flank steak and blanched green beans and broccoli are tossed with a Japanese-inspired dressing and red pepper.
Per serving: 424 calories, 6g saturated fat, 19g carbohydrates, 47g protein, 4g fiber, 1134mg sodium
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