Low Calorie Salmon Avocado Salad Recipe
Lower Cholesterol With Salmon & Avocado Salad meal

Salmon Acocado Salad  
Lowering cholesterol naturally is, most of the time, simply a matter of taking regular exercise and changing eating habits. This easy to make Salmon Avocado Salad will help lower cholesterol levels and satisfy the taste buds.

Low in calories, salmon and avocado makes a delicious meal and is ideal for weight watchers, those with heart problems and anybody wishing to do their bodies a good turn. With just on 350 calories per serve, this dish is one to make when you are in a rush yet don't want something that could put weight on.

 

Salmon Avocado Salad Recipe

Salmon Avocado Salad Image There are 2 important ingredients in the salmon avocado salad that will help reduce cholesterol levels, while looking after the waist line at the same time.

Salmon contains important Omega 3 oils, known to reduce the bad cholesterol in the arteries. Avocado, while it is relatively high in fat, contain monounsaturated fat which scientists believe fights bad cholesterol.

Add the delicious mix of salad vegetables such as cucumber, lettuce and tomato, this is a quick and easy meal that tastes great and is very heart healthy.

We have also included our own low fat salad dressing made from olive oil and lemon juice, which give the whole dish that extra taste.

Try this meal on warm summer days, use it as a weight loss health diet, or just whip it up for a quick lunch or main meal. You will love the taste and the fact it won't stack on a few pounds.

Salmon Avocado Salad Recipe
Serves 2. Total calories approx 350 or 1470kj

Ingredients:

  • 210g can pink salmon
  • 1/2 medium avocado
  • 2 cups sliced lettuce
  • Half cucumber
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion
  • 100g low fat feta cheese
  • 2 tbls virgin olive oil
  • Juice 1 lemon

Optional:

  • Handful of black olives
  • Tinned cucumber slices
  • Any additional salad vegetables to your liking

Method:

  • Wash all ingredients and shake dry
  • Slice lettuce and onion finely
  • Cut cucumber, tomato and fetta cheese into chunks
  • Finely slice avocado
  • Add all ingredients to mixing bowl and lightly toss
  • Combine olive oil and lemon juice, sprinkle over salad in bowl
  • Arrange salad on plate
  • Drain Salmon and add chunks of salmon to top of salad
  • Serve with a diet drink containing a thin slice of lemon

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