Who said salad needs to be boring? Not me! This low-carb Prosciutto/Parma ham plate takes some of the best ingredients from the Mediterranean and combines them into a creamy, rich salad plate that will keep you full for hours. Let the sunshine in!
3 oz. (75g) Prosciutto/Parma ham
½ oz. (15g) mixed leafy greens
1 large egg, boiled
2 oz. (50g) large avocados, sliced
1½ cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1 oz. (30g) feta cheese, crumbled
½ oz. (15g) scallions (spring onions), thinly sliced
1½ tbsp olive oil
2 tsp fresh lemons juice
salt or and pepper to taste
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Avocados are full of healthy fats
Over 75% of the fat content in an avocado is great for your heart! In fact, having more of these healthy unsaturated fats is better for your heart than eating low fat!
They’re nutrient dense
Avocados are packed with beneficial nutrients to enhance the nutrient quality of your meals.
Avocado boosts your eye health
Avocados contain 81mg of lutein & zeaxanthin, antioxidants known to support eye health as we age.
They have more potassium than a banana!
Bananas are known for their potassium content, but per 100g, the avocado fruit contains 485mg of potassium, that’s 127mg more than bananas!
They’re super versatile
Known for guacamole, dips, and other savoury dishes, yet avocados are appearing more and more in sweet dishes too. Think chocolate mousse, ganache, smoothies and ice cream!
Read more about Avocados here
You will find a variety of articles and recipe ideas within this blog, but please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.
All the best Jan