5 to Try: Healthy Salads

Light, innovative and garden-fresh: Salads so delicious you won't even realize you're eating healthily.

Updated: April 23, 2003

5 to Try

Cherry Creek Grill

184 Steele St, Denver, CO 80206

You don't have to be super cool to savor the Macho Salad with roasted chicken, avocados, cornbread croutons and chunky Montrachet cheese cushioning a lemony vinaigrette.

Great Northern Tavern

8101 E Belleview Ave Ste C, Denver, CO 80237

Technically an entree, maple-cured salmon served over wilted baby spinach, spicy pecans with red and yellow tomatoes easily passes as a salad.


909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202

North Tuscans would be proud of its innovative blend of grilled ahi tuna, tender baby spinach, garlic-marinated artichokes, feta and kalamata olives.

The Cheesecake Factory

1201 16th St, Denver, CO 80202

It may be a chain, but its Southwestern Santa Fe is an original: Lime-marinated chicken, yellow corn, black beans, cheddar, tortilla strips in spicy peanut-cilantro dressing.

My Big Fat Greek Cafe

560 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Their Fisherman's salad is brimming with protein-packed seafood like shrimp and crab and accented by cubed tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers.