Chopped Salads

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Every recipe you need to stay healthy is just a few chops away!

There is no better dish to munch on when you want to start a healthy life than a salad. The best thing about a salad is it does not require too much preparation so you can enjoy it anytime, anywhere. The only thing that you have to do is to chop up all of the ingredients and mix everything well.

If you want to chop up the ingredients as efficiently and easy as possible, you will need a high-quality paring knife. We have just the thing—the Global GS-6 carbon paring knife. This carbon stainless steel knife from Global will surely make chopping a breeze.

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Photo Credit: kitchencouture.com

With that in mind, here are some chopped salad recipes that you will surely love:

Chopped Chicken Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette

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Photo Credit: iowagirleats.com

Here is one crunchy, fresh and filling chopped salad to start the list! To know the full recipe, please head to Iowa Girl Eats.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place tortilla chips in a bowl. Mist the tortilla with nonstick spray. Drizzle lime juice on top. Season with salt and chili powder. Toss to coat evenly. Arrange the chips on a baking sheet and bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until crunchy. Create the chili lime vinaigrette by mixing all the vinaigrette ingredients. Next, mix the ingredients of the salad, add in the tortilla chips, drizzle with vinaigrette. Toss well to coat.

This salad offers the right mix of crunchy and healthy. Up next, let us move to a salad that will give you amazing nutrients and the comfort that you need.

Potato Salad

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Photo Credit: reluctantentertainer.com

This is probably the best potato salad you will ever taste! To know the full recipe, please head to Reluctant Entertainer.

Wash off your potatoes and chop it up. Pour water into a pot and allow it to boil. Add a tablespoon of salt then add the potatoes. Bring the water to a simmer and allow the potatoes to cook for about 10-12 minutes. Drain the potatoes well. Place pickle juice, mayonnaise, mustard, garlic and sugar in a bowl and mix it well. Cook the corn and the peas. Allow it to cool down. As you do so, chop up your sweet pepper, bacon, celery, chives and pickles. Place potatoes in the bowl where the dip is and toss it well. Let it sit for about 10 minutes. Add in the rest of the ingredients. Season it with salt and pepper. Toss well.

This simple potato salad recipe is more delicious than the ones you can order from the restaurants. Up next, let us have some refreshing salad!

Cucumber, Black Bean, Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad

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Photo Credit: popsugar.com

This salad contains all the basic ingredients you need to stay healthy and refreshed. To know the full recipe, please head to Popsugar.

Chop all the ingredients. Place black beans, cucumber, corn, cherry tomatoes, chopped cilantro and red pepper into a bowl. Squeeze the juice from the lime and pour it all over the salad. Stir everything well. Add in the avocado. Mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve!

Indeed, you do not need complicated recipes just to stay fit and healthy. The truth is, the key to eating healthy is to start with the most basic and freshest ingredients, like vegetables and fruits, that you can come across. Just chop it up. Add a few juices and you are ready to go!