Fruited Turkey and Veggie Salad Ideas for Lunch or Dinner -
Low Glycemic Index Recipes

If you’re looking for delicious salad low glycemic index recipes that are filling enough for lunch or dinner and at the same time glycemic index friendly to help with your weight loss, then a fruited turkey and veggie salad is worth trying.

The vegetables provides the protein as well as the needed fiber. The fruit gives it a wonderfully sweet taste that even the kids will enjoy. To reduce the amount of calories in this salad, leave off the croutons and use plain yogurt instead of mayonnaise. Better yet enjoy this salad on a bed of lettuce without adding any dressing at all.


1lb. cooked turkey breast, cut into chunks
1 zucchini, diced
1 sweet red pepper, seeded and diced
2 stalks of celery, chopped fine
2 sweet red apples, cored and chopped
1 cup dried cranberries
1 cup low fat mayonnaise
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 cup of croutons


Place the turkey, zucchini, peppers and celery into a salad bowl.

Add the apples and cranberries and toss to mix together well.

Fold in the mayonnaise until all the ingredients are coated well.

Sprinkle with the salt and pepper and stir to incorporate.

Spread the croutons over the top before serving.

Makes 4 servings


Helpful Hints:

You can always vary the ingredient, as long as you stay true to the original recipe, for delicious and weight healthy variations. Try the hints above such as using yogurt instead of mayo. leaving off croutons or using a bed of lettuce instead of dressing.

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