Salad is not only an easy, no-cook meal, but it's also one of the most versatile dishes out there. Don't settle for the same old lettuce and croutons; be creative! Start with a spinach base or a mix of exotic greens. Add chopped fruit, vegetables or avocados for flavor and extra fiber. Consider thawing some frozen shrimp, or use leftover pork, beef or poultry to add protein; canned tuna or salmon also works well.
Want to add protein and flavor without meat? Use beans, peas or nuts. Sunflower and pumpkin seeds are another option, as are soft and hard cheeses such as parmesan, feta and goat.