If you are looking for a healthy food alternative, this shaved squash salad is for you.

It is hard to maintain a balanced diet, but if you plan ahead and keep healthy ingredients around the house it becomes effortless. Squash salads are easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. You can mix up an array of vegetables and slice them up with a mandolin for a filling and health-conscious meal or snack. To give your salad some extra flavor throw in your favorite low-cal dressing, crumble a reasonable amount of cheese or add some spices like red pepper flakes for an extra kick. Food can be healthy and delicious.

Shaved squash salads are full of nutrients, easy to make, delicious and a wonderful healthy meal alternative.