Avocado Salad

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Keto-Friendly

Savor a delectable Avocado Salad that’s compliant with the keto diet. This recipe infuses highly nutritious components such as avocado, chia seeds, and fresh lemon juice. Not only does it gratify your taste buds, but it also bolsters your body’s ketosis process. This refreshing and nourishing salad is ideal for individuals following a low-carb, high-fat regimen.

Recipe Benefits

Avocado, with its abundance of healthy fats, helps to promote satiety and maintain ketosis in the body. For those following a keto diet, adding chia seeds to meals can provide a necessary source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Fresh lemon juice adds a tangy flavor and can be incorporated into keto-friendly meals.

Ingredients

For dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  •  1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • Salt & Black Pepper to taste

For the salad:

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 cup diced or sliced cucumber

Instructions

For dressing:

  1. Mix lemon juice, water, and chia seeds in a small bowl. 
  2. Allow it to sit for 15 to 20 minutes until it thickens. 
  3. Then, add honey, oil, and thyme to the mixture and whisk until well blended. 
  4. Finally, season with salt and pepper to taste.

For the salad:

  1. Combine salad greens, tomato, avocado, and cucumber in a large bowl. 
  2. Once you have prepared the dressing, add it to the salad and toss until everything is evenly coated. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Based on 4 servings, per serving:


  • Calories: 128,5 kcal
  • Protein: 2,3 g
  • Fat: 9,6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7,9 g
  • Fiber: 3,3 g

Based on Nutrisurvey

Disclaimer

It’s essential to remember that while this recipe can fit into a keto diet, it’s best to enjoy it in moderation, considering your own dietary goals and requirements. It’s always a good idea to seek personalized advice from a healthcare provider or nutritionist to ensure you’re correctly regulating ketones and making the right dietary choices.

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