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7 Low-Calorie Summer Recipes

        Health | Diets

Chilled Soup & Summer Salad
You can dress up your salad with chicken or smoked salmon, too.
You can dress up your salad with chicken or smoked salmon, too.
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Try this light and healthy meal one Meatless Monday!

For the salad: Wash, rinse and roughly chop one head of butter lettuce (or more, depending on how many people you're feeding). Place desired amount neatly on plate. Add chopped or sliced avocado (whichever you prefer) on top and some grapefruit slices (peel the fruit like an orange so that you can break out neat little sections for your salad).

To dress the salad, crack a little fresh pepper over your greens and mix a pinch of salt, olive oil and lemon juice to taste. Drizzle lightly over the lettuce so as not to over-dress.

For a fun and different style dressing, check out this poppy seed dressing recipe, too!

For the soup: try this delicious chilled cucumber soup and cool down with your summer slim-down meal!


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