Category Archives: Salads

Salad Recipes

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Salad Ingredients:

1 oz. Romaine lettuce

1 oz. Spinach leaves, fresh

1 oz. sliced Red Onion

1/2 oz. Feta, crumbled

1 1/2 oz. Strawberries, sliced

1/2 oz. Almonds, sliced

1 1/2 oz. sliced Chicken Breast

Poppy Seed Dressing Ingredients:

8 oz. Mayonnaise

8 oz. Almond Milk, unsweetened, original

1/4 c. Splenda, granulated

2 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tbsp. Poppy Seeds

Mix all dressing ingredients and blend well, I use a shaker.

Based on 8 servings of dressing here are the stats for the dressing alone:

Sodium: 199mg     Fat: 20.8g      Fiber: 0.2g      Net Carbs: 0.97     Protein: 0.32g     Calories: 194

Ratios: Carbohydrate: 3%     Fat: 96%     Protein: 1%

For the salad with 1 serving of dressing these are the numbers using the measurements I posted for the salad ingredients:

Sodium: 410 mg     Fat: 31.88g     Fiber: 4.4g     Net Carbs: 8.25g     VeggieNetCarbs:  3.23g     Protein: 16.86g      Calories: 398

Ratios: Carbohydrate: 13%    Fat:  72%   Protein: 15%

Shrimp & Veggie Salad

The Salad ingredients:

1 lb. Medium sized Prawns in the shell

2 med. sized cans Slice Black Olives (7.4 oz drained weight)

3.5 oz jar Non-pareil Capers (2.3 oz drained weight)

3.7 oz Onions, finely diced (about 1/2 medium onion)

13.5 oz radishes (2 bunches) quartered or cut into 6th’s for large ones

Zattarains Crab boil concentrate (2 Tbsp) or traditional bag of spices

What to do:

Bring 2-3 quarts of water to boil in a large pot and add crab boil seasonings and shrimp. Return to boil and let cook for 2-3 minutes until cooked through. Remove shrimp from water and cool off in ice-cold water. Peel all shrimp and coarsely chop.

Mix all chopped veggies and shrimp in a large bowl and toss with dressing (recipe to follow)

Dressing Ingredients:

1 tsp Celery Seed

2 pkts. Truvia

1 tsp Lemon Juice

2 tsp. Grey Poupon Country Dijon

2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar

1/2 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp White Pepper

1 1/4 c. Best Foods Olive Oil Mayonnaise

Mix all ingredients with a wire whisk and stir into Salad.

Makes 8 servings at 6 ounces each.

Ratios:  carbs 12%     Fat 64%     Protein 24%

Sodium: 1024mg     Fat: 16.47g     Fiber: 2.0g     Net Carbs: 4.98

Veggie Net Carbs: 2.68g     Protein: 12.41g     Calories: 232