Healthy Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Alpa Momaya

March 8, 2022

Grapefruit, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad

1. Grapefruit, Apple, and Pomegranate Salad

This healthy fruit salad can be the perfect way to start your day.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4 People


  • 2 cups Red grapefruit slices
  • 1 cup Chopped apple slices
  • 1/2 cup Pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 tbsp Seeded and minced serrano chile peppers
  • 1 tbsp Fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Organic honey
  • 1 pinch Flaked sea salt


  • Mix the grapefruit and apple slices in a bowl. Then, sprinkle in the pomegranate and minced chile peppers.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the lime juice and honey.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and sprinkle the salt


  • Due to the salad’s high-fibre content, it aids weight loss.
  • The citric acid present in the salad helps reduce the formation of calcium oxalate kidney stones.
  • The vitamin A present in the grapefruit helps improve vision and eye health.
  • Apples also promote good gut health since they contain pectin, which acts as a prebiotic.
  • Pomegranates have anti-inflammatory properties and thus, can help treat arthritis
Keyword Apple, grapefruit, pomegranate
egg salad

2. Egg Salad

This healthy protein salad is a great salad option for non-vegetarians who want to start incorporating salads into their daily diet.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 4 People


  • 5 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Non-fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Aleppo pepper
  • 1 tsp Sumac
  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Avocados
  • 1 Cucumbers
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice


  • Make hard-boiled eggs in your preferred way, and let them cool.
  • Slice the eggs and put them in a medium-sized bowl.
  • Season with salt, pepper, ½ teaspoon of sumac, and one teaspoon of Aleppo pepper. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of the extra virgin olive oil over it. Toss gently to combine these ingredients.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the sliced tomatoes, avocados and cucumbers. Mix in the chopped onions as well.
  • Season with salt, pepper, ½ teaspoon of sumac, and ½ teaspoon of Aleppo pepper. Add the lemon juice and remaining olive oil to it. Gently toss to combine.
  • Combine this mixture with the egg mixture and gently toss it together.


  1. Due to the high-fibre and high-protein content, it promotes satiety and helps you lose weight.
  2. Eggs lead to increased HDL (“good”) cholesterol, which helps reduce many other diseases.
  3. Avocados are rich in fibre, leading to the growth of healthy bacteria, thereby promoting good gut health.
  4. Cucumbers contain beneficial antioxidants that help prevent the build-up of free radicals and may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  5. Eggs are rich in two specific antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin, which help promote good eye health.
Keyword Eggs, salad

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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