Two Cool Summer Salads

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Two bariatric friendly summer salad recipes that are nutritious and high in protein. To keep you on your weight loss surgery diet. These quick and easy recipes can be made in less than half an hour.  They also use many of the same ingredients thus making weekly meal prep that much easier.

 

LIME SHRIMP AND AVOCADO SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

1 Haas avocado, finely sliced or cubed

1 c. grape tomatoes cut in half or quartered.

1/4 sweet onion, chopped.

1 lb cooled salad shrimp

Pinch of Salt and Pepper to taste

1 tbsp chopped cilantro

2 limes, juice of

1 tsp olive oil

 

PREPARATION:

For Dressing: In small bowl, combine the onion, limejuice, olive oil, and salt and pepper. Let stand for at least 5 minutes.

Mix the shrimp, avocado, and tomato together in a large bowl.  Add dressing and cilantro, then gently toss together.  (Yields 4 servings)

 

 

GRILLED CHICKEN AND AVOCADO SALAD

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups grilled chicken breast, chopped

2 Haas avocados, finely sliced or cubed

1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half or quartered

1/2 red onion, chopped

1 English cucumber, sliced

1/2 cup chopped cilantro

2 limes, juice of

2 tbsp olive oil

Pinch of Salt and Pepper to taste

 

PREPARATION:

For Dressing: In small bowl, combine the onion, limejuice, olive oil, and salt and pepper. Let stand for at least 5 minutes.

Mix the chicken, avocado, cucumber and tomato together in a large bowl.  Add dressing and cilantro, then gently toss together.  Yields 6 servings

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