I hope you had a GREAT weekend! Those of you who have kids...has their summer vacation started?! My kids have 1 more week of school then BRING SUMMER ON :D
The healthiest and tastiest diet is a colorful 1, but 80% of Americans still don't eat enough brightly hued fruits and vegetables, according to an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination surveys. Produce contains phytonutrients, plant-based compounds that researchers believe may help ward off obesity, cancer, and heart disease.
Make your plate colorful with an EASY to make, YUMMY, HEALTHY, and SUMMERish recipe! You won't be disappointed!!
Pomelo Shrimp Salad:
Makes 4 servings
1 Tbsp grape-seed or canola oil
1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 pomelo, peeled, with segments sliced into thirds
1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp fresh orange juice
2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
1/4 tsp red chili flakes
2 Tbsp crushed peanuts
1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until undersides are pink, about 3 minutes. Turn shrimp and cook until opaque, about 2 minutes more.
2. In a large bowl, toss together pomelo, carrot, and red pepper. In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, sesame oil, and chili flakes.
3. Add dressing to salad and toss to coat. Top with shrimp and crushed peanuts.
Give this recipe a shot and cook on the SUNNY side!
If you have ANY comments, I'd love to hear from you!!
SEE YOU on Wednesday :D
Pamela Stewart, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Specialist