Avo, spinach & walnut salad
Avocado is a great source of energy on a low carb diet, providing plenty of monounsaturated fats and fibre along with vitamin B5, B6, E, K folate, copper and potassium.
This simple recipe combines avocado with spinach and walnuts, along with some lemon juice to provide a very nutritious meal that would be perfect if your goal was to manage blood sugars or even achieve therapeutic ketosis.
- 1.5 tablespoons roughly chopped walnuts
- 50 g baby spinach leaves
- 1 ripe avocado, peeled, stone removed, sliced
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Place walnuts into a small frying pan. Cook over medium heat, shaking the frying pan often, for 3 to 4 minutes or until walnuts are golden and roasted. Remove from heat.
- Arrange spinach and avocado on serving plates. Sprinkle over walnuts. Drizzle with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper and serve.
One serving provides 350 calories, 9 g of protein, 28 g of fat and 9g of net carbs.
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