This Power Up meal is easier than easy peasy. If you can open a can, you can do this. And these are foods you know. Just pile on the veggies to add more flavor and crunch. Take a look!
This typical Southwest Salad has:
This typical plate total is 703 calories and 8g of fiber. Not to mention those 47g of fat, which comes from the cheese and Ranch dressing.
If you're willing to substitute the Ranch dressing for the Guacamole, you get a creaminess with less calories and it's a healthy fat for you with 3g of fiber! Here's a picture and list of the items I picked up at the grocery store to create this meal.
Your nutrient total is now 462 calories and 17g of fiber. And just in case you’re curious, the fat is down down to a manageable 14g.
|Before Power Up||After Power Up|
|Ingredients||Fiber Grams||Calories||Ingredients||Fiber Grams||Calories|
|Before Power Up Total||8||703||After Power Up Total||17||462|
|3 cups spring mix salad||2||30||3 cups spring mix salad||2||30|
|1/2 cup shredded cheese||0||220||1 T shredded cheese||0||28|
|1/4 cup salsa||1||10||1/4 cup salsa||1||10|
|1/3 cup corn||2||50||1/3 cup corn||2||50|
|8 pieces Gardein chicken||3||204||3 pieces Gardein chicken||1||74|
|3 T Ranch dressing||0||189||1 - 100 pack Wholly Guacamole||3||100|
|1/4 cup black beans||4||54|
|1/4 shredded carrots||1||11|