Skip to content
Open menu Close menu

Feed your appetite for cooking with Penguin’s expert authors

penguin logo

How to Build the Perfect Salad

by Lottie Huckle

published on 20 April 2016

Bored of the same old sandwich? Want to shake up your lunchbox and feel good about it? Celebrity fitness trainer, Dalton Wong, and journalist Katie Faithfull-Williams share how to build the Perfect Feelgood Salad, just one part of their best-selling The Feelgood Plan.  

Dalton Wong and Kate Faithfull-Williams | Cookbook Authors

With 8 easy steps, from creating the base to adding the toppings, Dalton and Kate have cracked the formula to the perfect salad, every time and shared it in their book, The Feelgood Plan

How to make the perfect salad – summary:

  1. Layer the leaves
  2. Use lean protein
  3. Mix-up with a few healthy fats
  4. Add complex carbs
  5. Construct with lots of colour
  6. Add a delicious dressing
  7. Add fresh herbs
  8. Top with texture
How to make and dress a delicious and healthy summer salad | Diagram

Get inspired with a handful of our favourite salad recipes:

Share

You might also like


View all

Features

Melissa Hemsley’s Feel Good summer menu for friends

Melissa Hemsley shares a selection of make-ahead summery dishes from her book Feel Good, from salads and sides to a 3-ingredient dessert.

Features

Cook from the book: Feel Good by Melissa Hemsley

The Happy Foodie team has been testing out recipes from Feel Good, the brand-new cookbook from Melissa Hemsley.

Features

Easy family favourites with Dominique Woolf: Singapore-style Chilli Tofu

Winner of The Great Cookbook Challenge, Dominique Woolf, shares a quick and easy family-friendly recipe for Singapore-style Chilli Tofu.

newsletter

Subscribe to The Happy Foodie email newsletter

Get our latest recipes, features, book news and ebook deals straight to your inbox every week