The 7-Day Salad Challenge

Before you know it, Spring will be here and you know what that means, right? Bikini season will soon follow, so why not start your weight loss journey with a new challenge?

The 17 Day Diet Blog is issuing a 7-Day Salad Challenge: If you choose to accept, you are hereby invited to join in on a 7 day adventure — eat at least one salad per day for a total of seven days!

This challenge is designed to instill healthy eating habits, help you enjoy the idea of a salad and to help you lose weight.  If you are so inclined, participate in this challenge for an extra week to form a new good habit!

Comment below if you are willing to participate and have fun with this 7-Day Salad Challenge!

Here are the rules:
1. Eat at least 1 salad per day for 7 days
2. Stick to low-calorie, low-fat dressings (vinaigrettes are even better)
3. Eat more veggies than you normally do
4. Eat lean protein with every meal/salad
5. With increased fiber means increase your water intake — drink at least 8 8oz glasses of water per day
6. Get healthy and have fun!

For those of you on Cycle 1, here are a few substitutions you may use:

1. Chicken breast for Quinoa
2. 1 boiled egg for black beans
3. Spinach for avocado

Here are seven salads along with their recipes if you need some inspiration:

Day 1 — Spicy Thai Cucumber Salad (enjoy this recipe)

Day 2 — Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Avocado and Cumin-Lime Dressing (enjoy this recipe)

Day 3 — Grown-up Tuna Salad with Creamy Balsamic Dressing (enjoy this recipe)

Day 4 — Crunchy Sweet Apple Chicken Salad (enjoy this recipe)

Day 5 — Summer Slaw with Apples (enjoy this recipe)

Day 6 — Salad in a Jar (Quinoa, Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Spinach) (enjoy this recipe)

Day 7 — Cool Cucumber and Strawberry Salad with Vinaigrette (enjoy this recipe)

The 7-Day Salad Challenge: Eat at least 1 salad per day for at least 7 days

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Comments

  1. Corey Gulley says

    I’m excited about the challenge. I spoke to my girlfriend about it yesterday. She love’s her meat and wasn’t entirely sold on the idea.

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