How to make fantastic salads

Bored with your usual salad repertoire? Try these reader suggestions for interesting'and delicious'salad toppings

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Make salads a treat

Forget the cliche of boring salads covered in too-heavy dressing. Salad should be light, refreshing, and full of flavour—something you look forward to, not something you eat out of a sense of duty.

For tips on making salads sensational, we went to the source—readers like you. Here are some salad ideas submitted to Best Health via Twitter and Facebook. Got a tasty idea of your own? Tell us in the comments and we’ll add a slide for you, too.

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