Have you ever made a salad at home, only to find that it was missing…something? Something you couldn’t quite put your finger on? Or perhaps it was missing a lot of things. Because frankly, prepping all those ingredients takes way too much time, just for a bowl of leaves.
So, how do you make a good salad? One that’s tasty, that you actually crave?
A good salad should be comprised of several elements. This includes flavor, temperature, and most importantly, texture. In this post, I’ll walk you through an unbeatable framework, so you too know how to make a good salad at home.
How to Make a Good Salad Step by Step
First off, a salad should be more than spring mix and dressing. (Yes, I’m talking about you, restaurant side salad drenched in balsamic vinaigrette.)
A good salad should be comprised of several elements. This includes flavor, temperature, and most importantly, texture.
Let’s revisit that restaurant side salad. What about it makes it so sad? Its leaves, drowning in a dressing, turning what could’ve been a delicious bowl of greens into a soggy mess.
Evidently, I’m haunted by this experience (I’m sure you can relate, too). They say your fears can motivate you to take action, and my #SadSalads experiences are no exception to that. My hope with this guide is to give you the confidence to make a salad that’s actually good—one you actually crave, so you reduce your encounters of #SadSalads.
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