Foods

Green/AmberComments and suggestions
Garden/green/mixedGreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
Bean mixGreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
TaboulehGreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
Rice saladGoing from Amber to GreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
Potato saladGoing from Amber to GreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
ColeslawGoing from Amber to GreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
Egg saladGoing from Amber to GreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
Pasta saladGoing from Amber to GreenIf using dressings, choose low or reduced fat dressings and use in small amounts.

Serve different types of salads to add variety to the menu (for example: warm chicken/beef salad, Asian style salads, roast vegetable salad, Greek salad).

Include a protein source such as lean red meat, tuna, chicken, egg, legumes or low or reduced-fat cheese.

Avoid adding salt when preparing or serving these foods.

Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for mayonnaise and salad dressings.

Saturated fat (g)
per 100g
Sodium (mg)
per 100g
Fibre (g)
per 100g
Sugar (mg)
per 100g
Mayonnaise and salad dressings3g or less750mg or less--