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How To: Make a healthy, vegan vegetable tuna salad without any fish

Tuna is said to be bad for cats, but it also has toxins that affect humans, too. If eaten in large quantities, you could contract mercury poisoning or worse. But why subject yourself to that when you wouldn't even feed tuna to your kittens? Because it tastes good? Well, you can get that same great taste without any fish! Watch this recipe to learn how to make a tuna salad, full of vegetables and the secret ingredient— hijiki— a delicious fresh-from-the-sea flavor sold in dried black strips.

How To: Make a molded tomato aspic salad with crab & couscous

In this video, we learn how to make a molded tomato aspic salad with crab and couscous. You will first take 2 c tomato juice and pour into a saucepan over medium heat. Next, take 1 c of tomato juice, and add in 2 packets of unflavored gelatin inside. Sprinkle this over your tomato juice so it softens, then pour this mixture into the hot tomato juice and stir until it's dissolved. Next, add finely chopped carrots, green peppers, and cucumbers to the mix. Stir this, then place into small molds ...

How To: Make avocado chicken salad

In this tutorial, we learn how to make avocado chicken salad. First, pour in your tuna in the mixing bowl, then add in avocado, celery, onion, Greek yogurt, and your chicken. After you have mixed all of this together and it's well combined, place into the fridge to cool off. When this is finished cooling off, you can use this in a number of different recipes. You can place it on lettuce for a salad, or you can also use it on whole grain bread. Another popular way to use this is a dip wit whol...

How To: Make a Mediterranean chickpea quinoa salad

If your salad isn't making you full, then you're probably making it the wrong way. Most people think there's really nothing more to a salad than iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and some ranch dressing, but using only these ingredients won't give you enough protein or fiber to fill you up.

How To: Make crab salad with mango salsa with Sandra Lee

So many people hate salad because they have the wrong conception of it. Most believe that salad is nothing more than a few pieces of lettuce, maybe some cabbage, and a few grape tomatoes. But a salad like this - your basic side salad at fast food restaurants - does absolutely no justice to all the delicious salads out there.

How To: Make a Mediterranean salad with tahini dressing

Did you know that people living in the Mediterranean, just off the coast of Italy, have been proven to have the longest life spans in the world? Centenareans abound in this region, and not because it's a blessed or special niche of longevity. Rather, it has everything to do with the Mediterranean diet.

How To: Make a Thai-style green papaya salad

This authentic green papaya salad is made in a North Thailand way that is sure to keep you coming back for more! No only will you learn this magnificent recipe, but you'll learn how to make sure you have the perfect papaya from the grocery shop, which can be a bit tricky.

How To: Make a bacon and poached egg salad lyonnaise

Eating the same old lunch everyday can be boring and lead to you hating whatever it is you eat. In this next tutorial, you'll discover how to make a tasty salad with bacon and poached egg. This is tasty lunch treat that can be topped with balsamic vinegar and can be made as a lunch when you're home. So check out the tutorial and good luck!

How To: Make a zesty grilled zucchini ribbon salad

Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad-Food Network Grilling vegetable is by far one of the healthiest ways to eat them. Grilling certainly beats throwing them in a vat of lard (we're looking at you, Paula Deen) or chucking them in a bread batter to make zucchini tempura (yummy, but not so good for your six pack).

How To: Make raw sauerkraut with a food processor

In this tutorial, we learn how to make raw sauerkraut. First, peel away the first two or three layers, then cut it up in different size chunks and place into a juicer. When finished, press down leaves onto the bowl to get the water out completely. now, place baby raisins and press on top of the cabbage leaves. Now, place a cloth on top and let sit for 5-7 days in a cool and dry spot. Make sure to keep flies away while this is sitting. When finished, you will have sauerkraut that you made and ...

How To: Make a couscous salad with tuna & summer veggies

In this tutorial, learn how to make a healthy, delicious salad with couscous. This salad is packed with fresh vegetables and loaded with tuna for a nice, salty taste. Chickpeas and olives top off this fantastic side dish or small lunch. Enjoy it any time of the year, but it works great in the summertime! Yum!

How To: Make a fresh healthy mung bean sprout salad with Betty

In this clip, learn how to make an absolutely delicious salad using two of Betty's favorites: mung bean sprouts and fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing. This salad is power-packed and contains a ton of protein, vitamins and minerals and is practically calorie free! If you are watching what you eat or just looking for something fresh and healthy for summer, give this recipe a shot. Enjoy!

How To: Make a Bibb lettuce and radish salad in bacon dressing

Looking to make a Bibb lettuce and radish salad with a warm bacon dressing? With the right ingredients and proper technique, it's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about a minute and a half. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own Bibb salad, watch this video guide.

How To: Make healthy tuna salad and veggies

In this video, Jennifer DiDonato shows us how to make healthy tuna salad and veggie dip. To begin, drain a can of your favorite tuna and place it into a bowl. Then, add in 2 tbsp fat free cream cheese, 1 tbsp mustard, dash of dill weed, salt, pepper, and your choice of diced veggies, and mix everything together until well combined. A half cup of this only contains 145 calories and has tons of nutritional value to it. It has a lot of protein so it will fill you up easily, without having to eat...

How To: Make fresh Korean radish kimchi from scratch

The number of Korean people that still make kimchi (or Kim Chee) from scratch is dwindling, but no store bought brand will ever taste as great as homemade. In this tutorial, take a trip to New York and visit Yu Um Chon, a great grandmother who has made kimchi over 10,000 times for her family. She will show you exactly how to make this tasty salad and offer you a few tips she has developed over the years (like adding a bit of artificial sweetener to make the salad less slimy). Follow along wit...

How To: Make a healthy beef taco salad with Ellie Krieger

A taco salad from a restaurant can pack more calories than a Big Mac and a Whopper combined! In this clip, nutritionist and Food Channel hostess Ellie Krieger will show you how to cut the fat and calories in half at home. This salad is super easy to make and is full of flavor and nutrition. Try this salad for your lunch today! Yum!

How To: Make a healthy cous cous salad for lunch

In this tutorial, Anuja and Hetal of Show Me the Curry will show you how to build a fantastic lunch. This cous cous salad is good for you and low in calories but will still fill you up and give you enough energy for the day. The cous cous is packed with veggies, too!

How To: Make potato salad

Potato salad is the perfect summertime party dish. And it's pretty easy to make. You can make it for a small group or large party fest, but one thing's for sure… you'll be the hit of the bash. Even be the guest of the hour at your next picnic or pot luck with this delicious potato salad.

How To: Make a great chopped salad

Salad is a common side dish that goes well with any meal. It not only provides needed greens to the body, but can be made in a variety of different fashions. So, in this tutorial, you'll find out how to make a great chopped salad for you and your family to enjoy. It's easy to make and will go well with anything. Enjoy!

How To: Cook corn, avocado and tomato salad

This recipe for corn, avocado and tomato salad is an ideal salad to serve in the summer at your next barbecue. It offers a lighter alternative to the piles of meat without leaving people pining for something hearty and filling. The corn and avocado are plenty filling and the tomato adds a great zest to the dish.