Everyone know that in order to shed some weight you have to change your eating habits. For some that might mean replacing some foods with healthier alternatives, for others it might mean completely changing their diet. What we suggest is replacing some of your heavier meals with light but filling and nutritious salads. But not any salads, we’re talking about salads favoured by famous celebs. Salads that gorgeous celebrities swear by, salads that they like the most, and, we hope, salads that can help you get closer to your body goals with minimal effort.
1. Jennifer Aniston’s Chickpea Salad
It’s been decades since FRIENDS were on air, but Jennifer still looks as good as she did in the 90s. What’s her secret? Well according to Jennifer it’s a healthy lifestyle, lots of sleep, some exercise and a healthy diet. She loves healthy salads, but that doesn’t mean she lives on salad leaves alone. Her favourite salad is both refreshing, filling and nutrient-dense. It consists of bulgur, red onions, feta cheese, parsley, mint, cucumber and chickpeas.
2. Beyonce’s Seaweed Salad With Almonds
Who wouldn’t want to look like queen B? I mean, she’s got a dream body and one of the ways she maintains her lovely shape is eating a good diet. What’s her secret? A seaweed salad. But don’t get it wrong, it’s not just seaweed that she eats. Her favorite salad contains seaweed, kale, cucumber, carrots, scallions, cilantro, basil and toasted almonds for good fats and flavor.
3. Jennifer Lopez Kale Salad
Kale is a staple of any healthy meal, and Jennifer Lopez knows it, so she adds it to her favourite salad. Her favourite kind of salad is light, but big in volume. All you need for it is a big bunch of kale massaged with olive oil and lemon juice, queso cheese, pumpkin seeds and shallots. You can have as much of it as you want, so it’s a great way to fill your belly without gaining weight.
4. Kim Kardashian’s Spinach Chicken Salad
If you like Keeping Up With Kardashians you probably know that Kim freaking loves spinach. She adds it to most of her meals, but when it comes to salads it’s an absolute must. Her favourite salad is actually pretty simple. It’s just a big bunch of spinach and some grilled chicken. Drizzle that with some ranch dressing and you’ve got yourself a meal.
5. Khloe Kardashian’s Avocado Chicken Salad
It’s not just Kim who loves salads. All the Kardashians are obsessed with salads and Khloe is no exception. Her favourite salad isn’t as simple as Kim’s but it’s still very easy to make and you probably have most of the ingredients in your fridge already. All you need is some shredded chicken breast for protein, avocado for some good fats, salad leaves for crunch, chow mein noodles and pickled ginger for flavor.
6. Victoria Beckham’s Fruit Salad
So far all the other celebs had mostly veggies in their salad, but Victoria Beckham loves her fruit. For her birthday in 2012 she even decided to forego a birthday cake and just had a fruit salad instead. What can we say, fruit salad is her favorite, so if you want to look like her get some oranges, mangos, blueberries and strawberries and make yourself a gorgeous fruit salad.
7. Jessica Alba’s Avocado and Carrot Salad
Jessica Alba always looks good and you can’t deny it. It’s basically a fact. How she keeps her perfect shape isn’t a secret either. She’s always been an advocate for healthy eating, and one of her favourite meals is an avocado and carrot salad. All you need is a healthy helping of avocado, some shredded carrots, grape tomatoes, olive oil and lemon juice. This salad is so yummy you’ll want to have it every day, and you know what? You totally can!
8. Kate Hudson’s Easy 3 Ingredient Salad
Kate Hudson is all about simplicity, and that means her eating habits are simple too. She prefers simple meals with fresh ingredients. Her favourite salad has only three ingredients and it’s they are feta cheese, watermelon and arugula. That’s it. You don’t even really need a dressing for it, since watermelon is very juicy, but you can totally add some spiced if you want.
9. Julia Robert’s Pancetta Salad
Just from the name you can tell that this salad will be filling and not just a plate of leaves. Julia is all about proteins so her salad contains a healthy helping of those. It includes pancetta, brussel sprouts, manchego cheese, pistachios and a poached egg. Yup, that’s a lot of proteins and fats, but clearly Julia knows what she’s doing because she still looks incredible.
10. Selena Gomez’s Avocado Turkey Bean Salad
Selena might be a huge celebrity but she’s not a picky eater. In fact she’s a self proclaimed foodie, and growing up in the South she has quite a few favourite flavor combinations that most would consider weird. But her favourite salad is actually quite simple. She just needs turkey and beans to supply her body with good proteins, some avocado for healthy fats and whatever leafy greens she has in her fridge.
11. Gisele Bündchen’s Watercress Salad
Gisele is a world famous supermodel, but that doesn’t mean she lives on salad leaves alone. And don’t be fooled by the name of her favorite salad, it’s not just made of watercress, it’s just the main ingredient. She also puts kale, avocado, beets, quinoa, kale, cherry tomatoes, broccoli and sweet potato in her salad. Yup, that’s a lot of ingredients, so, as you can see, it’s a very filling salad.
12. Miranda Kerr’s Salmon Salad
Miranda Kerr is probably the most famous Victoria’s Secret Angel, but she’s also a big foodie. She knows how to eat well and look good. Her favourite salad includes grilled wild salmon, carrots, fennel, tomatoes, a couple of green olives and a bunch of spinach. Drizzle that with some lemon juice and you’ve got yourself a delicious and nutritious meal that can be eaten for lunch or dinner, whichever you prefer.