Salads are a fantastic option for delivering a load of nutrients whilst still being able to go about your day feeling light and focused.
Berries are ripening on their bushes and veg is bursting to life under the emboldened spring sun. Make the most of this gorgeous time of the year with a celebratory salad.
How do you achieve a satisfying balance of flavour and texture without ending up with a calorie bomb? Avoid dressings (which can add upwards of 250 calories) and choose your ingredients well. Think:
– high protein
– lots of non-starchy and fresh ingredients as the bulk of it
– choosing a portion of a soft and creamy ingredient that will serve you and your goals (e.g. a 1/4 of an avocado= 80calories)
These will mix well and come together into something all together mouth-watering and as a strategic advantage through the afternoon slump before your chance to relax into the afternoon with a few more carbs.
- 120g Smoked trout
- 1/4 avocado
- 2tbsp goats cheese
- 1 tomato
- 1/4 cup blueberries
- handful of spinach
- 300g pumpkin
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Slice pumpkin thinly and lay on roasting tray or arrange on air-fryer tray season with salt, pepper and cinnamon. If using a conventional oven, roast at 200 degrees for 25 minutes. Otherwise, set airfryer to 190 degrees for 20 minutes.
- Once your pumpkin has been roasted, you need only arrange in a bowl, or pack in a lunch box to enjoy.
Macros: The above makes one serve, the below are per serve
Each: 414cal 32gP 22gF 22gC