Smart eats for summer
CRAB AND AVOCADO SALAD
Prep time: 20 minutes • Servings: 4
3 tbsp mayonnaise
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp paprika
10 oz. canned crab
2 medium (7½-8 inches) stalks celery, diced
3 cups chopped watercress
freshly ground pepper
In large bowl, mix mayonnaise, lime juice, cumin and paprika.
Add crab meat and diced celery. Mix well; add salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
Gently stir in avocado cubes.
Divide watercress on four plates; top with salad.
Whether hitting the road for a vacation, enjoying the great outdoors and warm weather or simply spending time with family and friends, your summer schedule is likely anything but slow. An on-the-go summer lifestyle requires energy, and portable meals and in-season ingredients are keys to a healthy eating strategy that can power you through the season.
You can start by identifying foods that will keep you satisfied and energetic – and foods that are low in carbohydrates are a perfect fit. If you are looking for recipes and tips, Atkins is a good place to turn to as it offers a balanced diet, with reduced levels of refined carbohydrates and added sugars, and is rich in protein, fiber, fruits, vegetables and good fats.
These recipes show how deliciously simple it can be to enjoy low-carb eating with fresh fruits and vegetables, such as blackberries, cucumbers and avocados, in flavorful salads and refreshing beverages perfect for a break in a busy summer day.
Find more recipes and tips to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle at Atkins.com