Looking to increase your rate of total fat burning? Salads are a great choice. Not only are they fast to prepare, they’re loaded with the antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that your body needs to feel its best.
By topping your salad with the right ingredients, you can be sure to fuel your hard-working muscles during the fat burning process.
Try one of these three recipes for a protein packed lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Broccoli And Mandarin Chicken Salad
Prepare the dressing by mixing together the mayonnaise, vinegar, and stevia. Combine the broccoli florets and chicken breast. Drizzle dressing over top. Add the mandarin oranges, cranberries, and almonds. Toss to coat.
Nutritional information (makes 2 servings): 325 calories, 21.5 grams of carbs, 38 grams of protein, 8 grams of fat.
Creamy Chicken Salad
Mix together the Greek yogurt, celery, cucumber, green apple, and grapes. Stir this mixture with the chicken and then place over top of a cup of mixed greens. Sprinkle the walnuts on top.
Nutritional information (makes 2 servings): 303 calories, 16.5 grams of carbs, 39.5 grams of protein, 8.5 grams of fat.
Mix together the olive oil, vinegar, and stevia in a bowl. Toss together the chicken, spinach leaves, strawberries, onion, and pepper. Drizzle with dressing and serve.
Nutritional information (makes 2 servings): 352 calories, 10 grams of carbs, 40.5 grams of protein, 15 grams of fat.