Salads are a great way to add a variety of nutrients to your diet. These fairly low calorie, quick, and fresh dishes pack a lot of flavor into a lot of food. Salads generally get a bad reputation as a boring diet food since they are the go-to dish of almost every extreme diet.

Here, at Fierce Miles, we are breaking that stereo type. A salad isn’t just a bunch of boring lettuce anymore! Add some protein, spicy peppers, capers, pickled onions, blenched asparagus, grilled peppers, roasted tomatoes, grilled lemon, boiled eggs, nuts, and seeds and the possibility become endless.

Forget the traditional lettuce and dressing, let’s toss things up a little!

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Low Fat Chicken Salad

The BBQ season is almost here and with that the endless parade of delicious picnic dishes and desserts. Understandably, you will be tempted. You will want to indulge. However, you don’t have to blow your entire caloric budget just on one meal and you may just inspire your friends and family to eat a bit […]

High Fiber Pasta Salad

This week I figured I would do something a bit nontraditional for me. Usually I try to publish recipes that stick to the season as much as possible, but this week I just couldn’t help myself. Here’s what happened. I have been prepping for a figure competition for a while and after the show was […]

Grilled Chicken Salad

I love spring. Not just because it is the start of my racing  and gardening season, but because it is the beginning of a long and delicious grilling season. For as long as I can remember I had a love affair with the grill. Many people will tell you that olive oil or butter make […]