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How Often Do You Eat a Salad as Your Meal?

I find one of the easiest ways to eat fresh veggies is in a salad. The greens and extra fruits and veggies are full of vitamins and fiber so I try to eat a salad as my meal for either lunch or dinner every day.

So I was wondering . . .

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HipMom HipMom 8 years
in summer I have a salad for lunch almost daily, but in winter I crave cooked veggies so I prefer soups and steamed veg.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
I usually have a big salad as half of my dinner, but I need something warm (pasta, soup, steak) to balance it.
ER1008 ER1008 8 years
I have a salad for lunch almost every day. I tend to make the same one every day though so I do need to start switching up the ingredients.
keiraz keiraz 8 years
I used to have greek salad as my lunch but figured this does NOT fill me up and I hate eating at night(or overeating too) so I added rice and now cut it down to just broccoli and chicken!Broccoli keeps u full without the real "fullness"lol
lilpoofkin lilpoofkin 8 years
I eat them once or twice a week in the summer, but it's too cold in the winter.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
other - I have a salad as a meal for lunch probably 2 - 3 times a week but do not eat them for dinner even as a side. It is very rare for me to have a salad at night.
ElectroPopTart ElectroPopTart 8 years
I used to always eat salads, but since I've discovered my obsession for fish, I eat fish everywhere I go.
angelfromlsu angelfromlsu 8 years
I find that my family member who eats salads for each meal, consumes way more calories than I do, avoiding them. Have ya'll heard the Real Men of Genius Taco Salad commerical? "I don't see no lettuce!"
chibarosa chibarosa 8 years
During warm weather - every day at lunch, but if it's cold then I have soup for lunch instead. Otherwise I eat a salad for a meal a few times a week for dinner or at the very least as a side to my dinner.
FitLilB FitLilB 8 years
Lately, I have been eating half of my salad and putting the other half into a Damascus flax-roll up wrap. It is so tasty -- and especially filling since those wraps have upwards of 9g of fiber!
pixelhaze pixelhaze 8 years
only at restaurants, cus they usually have tasty fancy salads with ingredients I wouldn't buy regularly.
Ikandy Ikandy 8 years
Now, I usually have it on the side...I noticed some big salads I ordered had major calories...my fave is avocado salad.
Renees3 Renees3 8 years
Maybe ac ouple times a week. I just found a health food store near me that has the AWESOMEST grilled chk, avacado, pepitas, balsamic salad. I LOVE IT! Now I know what I'm getting for lunch! YUM
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
Everyday. I love veggies!
cvandoorn cvandoorn 8 years
Almost everyday! I make sure to add some protein to it as well - chicken, salmon or shrimp. To keep it interesting I sometimes mix it up with grilled veggies too.
TygrTygr TygrTygr 8 years
It's too cold for salad!
ElissaM ElissaM 8 years
Salads are better when you add lots of fresh ingredients...my fav one to make at home has bagged romaine, chopped cilantro, cumcumbers, red peppers and red onions and chunks of a rostisserie chicken on top and a little light ranch dressing. Top it off with a few crunched up tortilla chips :)
DesignRchic DesignRchic 8 years
Afew times a week. Typically with chicken or lots of beans and grilled veggies.
angelfromlsu angelfromlsu 8 years
I like salad every once in a while. I think even with the craziest dressing they are boring. I prefer veggies straight-up. My braces, however, HATE SALADS! Makes it impossible to eat them during lunch meetings in fear of green all over my teeth. Then it takes 10 minutes of scrubbing to get all the lettuce out. I stay way from lettuce in general...not that it has that much nutrition in the first place.
emalove emalove 8 years
Maybe once a week...
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Ever so often, I probably should eat it more...
ms_dior_cherie ms_dior_cherie 8 years
2 to 3 times a week for lunch and almost anytime I am having dinner out as a side
ktgrl1818 ktgrl1818 8 years
i usually dont have them as a meal (if i do its for lunch) but i like htem as a side to dinner every night.
graldi19 graldi19 8 years
twice a day- i eat pretty much the same thing everyday.... salad with egg whites for lunch and salad with grilled chicken on top for dinner. always with fat free dressing. its boring but its what i like :)
Sugar_Rush Sugar_Rush 8 years
I eat salad for lunch every day - just add a tiny bit of fish or meat in it too but the majority of it is salad. Quite often have it as a side dish with my main meat/fish dinner too. I find it too easy to stray into carb-land with bread/potatoes/chips etc so replacing it with salad keeps an evil keel on things
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