If you are a health freak, we are sure you are always on a lookout for great alternatives which can replace your usual lunch options. With a 24x7 busy lifestyle, most of the times it happens that you land up picking up take-home options or the usual office canteen food.  Filling up the tummy and grabbing what you get is not the only objective. A bit of planning can help and you can prepare your own lunch, which will be healthy, made with fresh vegetables and fruits.

Salads can always come to rescue in such urgencies.

We are sure that a boring picture might have been painted in your mind when speaking of salads, but you can always add an extra punch of flavour and transform that uninviting vegetable platter into something exotic.

So just in case you are on a look for easy and healthy salad options, we bring you these three, and yes they are a visual delight too.

Tomato And Cheese Salad 

  tomato cheese salad
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Ingredients 
  • 4 large juicy tomatoes 
  • 250 grams of mozzarella cheese 
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of salt
  • A bunch of coriander and mint leaves 
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice 
 Method
  • Slice tomatoes into small pieces
  • Tear pieces of mozzarella cheese into imperfect chunks 
  • Do the same for mint and coriander leaves 
  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and dice them together. 
  • Add salt and black pepper
  • Thrown in some mint and coriander leaves, crushed.
  • Add mozzarella pieces 
  • Add the lime juice  

Spinach Salad 

spinach salad

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Ingredients 

  • 500 grams of cleaned spinach leaves 
  • One apple. 
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper 
  • 2 tablespoon of salt
  • A bunch of coriander and mint leaves 
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice 
  • 1 tablespoon of honey 
Method
  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and dice them together.
  • Add salt and black pepper
  • Thrown in some mint and coriander leaves, crushed.
  • Add sliced apple pieces 
  • Add the lime juice 
  • Pour a bit of honey 

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Cucumber And Egg Salad 

cucumber egg salad 

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Ingredients 

  • 4 hard-boiled eggs 
  • 4 sliced cucumbers 
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper 
  • 2 tablespoon of salt
  • A bunch of coriander and mint leaves 
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice 
Method
  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients and dice them together.
  • Add salt and black pepper
  • Throw in some mint and coriander leaves, crushed.
  • Add the lime juice 
  • Toss them together
  • To add a bit of crunch you can bread croutons