Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Tomato Basil Broccoli Salad for Weight Loss

Almost everyone I know wants to lose a little weight or maintain their current weight. And we all can’t be like Kelly Clarkson and lose 37 pounds by just drinking a glass of wine before we go to bed. So we need meals that help us. 

This Tomato Basil Broccoli Salad from BHG will help with weight loss because it’s four ingredients only have 74 calories per serving. This salad would go great with a lean steak or baked chicken breasts. Serves 4 Total Time: 20 minutes


2 cups broccoli spears 
8 cherry tomatoes, quartered 
2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, finely chopped 
1 – 2 tablespoon shredded fresh basil


Place broccoli in a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water to saucepan to just below the basket. Bring to boiling. Steam, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Transfer broccoli to a serving bowl. Add tomatoes, cheese, and basil; toss gently to combine. Yum Yum! 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 74 calories, (2 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 76 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 5 g protein.

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