Monday, April 15, 2013

low calorie salad


If you want to have an occasional 500 calorie day
you need to have lots of creative recipes at hand


Low Calorie Salad
Mary’s version (270 calories)
*Serves 1


calories
0        4-6 cups romaine lettuce (a heaping dinner plate full)
25      1/2 cup hearts of palm
40      1/2 cup canned beets
30      1/2 cup cantaloupe cubes
25      12 grape tomatoes cut in halves
50      1/8 cup crumbly blue cheese
100    2 Tbls ranch dressing



Low Calorie Salad
Jim’s version (330 calories)
*Serves 1


calories
0        4-6 cups romaine lettuce (a heaping dinner plate full)
25      1/2 cup hearts of palm
40      1/2 cup canned beets
30      1/2 cup cantaloupe cubes
25      12 grape tomatoes cut in halves
50      1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
100    1/2 cup chicken breast
60      2 Tbls pomegranate dressing


3 comments:

Kris said...

Those do look delicious and light for summer!!
xo Kris

Just a little something from Judy said...

Both of these salads sound delicious to me. I never thought of combining all the ingredients this recipe did. I am copying these. Thank you!

amanda + daniel said...

Delicious!