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Perfect Powerhouse Salad (under 500 calories)

The perfect powerhouse salad, loaded with romaine, spinach and watercress greens. We add red onions, carrots, avocado and a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. Top with your favorite meat or seafood (in this case Salmon) and dinner is done in less than 20 minutes and under 500 calories.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Salads
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 478 kcal


Broiled Salmon

  • 9 oz Sockeye Salmon Fillets (Skin Removed) (2 fillets of around 4.5 oz each after skin is removed)
  • Salt & ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Coconut Oil

For the Salad

  • 3 oz Romaine lettuce sliced/shredded
  • 2 oz Watercress
  • 2 oz Fresh spinach (usually use baby spinach)
  • 3 oz Carrots shredded or sliced
  • 2 oz Red Onion sliced
  • 5 oz Avocado Diced, (whole avocado)
  • 3 tbsp Bursting Balsamic Vinaigrette <- click for the link to our recipe
  • Salt & ground black pepper to taste


Preparing & Cooking the the Salmon

  • Remove the skin from the Salmon fillets and brush with a little coconut oil
  • Season with a little salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • With the broiler on High, place the salmon on a baking sheet and cook for approx 5-7 minutes, or until done to your liking

Preparing the salad

  • Whilst the salmon is cooking…..
  • In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients and mix to ensure the vinaigrette has coated everything well
  • Plate up the salad, and place the cooked salmon on top, serve


Macro Nutrient Breakdown



Calories: 478kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 31gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 123mgPotassium: 701mgFiber: 8gSugar: 6g
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