This Summer Shrimp Salad With Avocado Is Delicious AND Great For You!
Sometimes its easy to overlook the health benefits of a recipe because it just tastes so darn good.
This recipe, for example? Totally fits the bill.
This recipe makes for a voluminous and fluffy summer salad with a delightful hint of zest. As a bonus, most of the ingredients are natural painkillers and mood relaxers!SPECIAL: Whats REALLY Causing Your Weight Gain, High Blood Pressure & Constant Fatigue (If Youre Over 30 You Need to See This)…
Shrimp is one of the best sources of astaxanthin a powerful antioxidant that boosts cellular recovery, reduces muscle pain, and promotes mental health.
And the antioxidants dont stop there! This recipe is absolutely FULL of great-for-you antioxidants (not to mention other healthy nutrients).
Tomatoes are in this recipe too and theyre no slacker when it comes to health benefits. Tomatoes contain the antioxidants lycopene, beta carotene, vitamin C, and chlorogenic acid.
And the corn. Antioxidants there, too! Corn contains the antioxidants carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin which are especially great for your eye health.
Avocados contain antioxidants as well and not only that, but avocados also contain nutrients that increase your bodys ability to absorb antioxidants.
That means that all of those antioxidants youre getting from the shrimp, tomatoes, corn, and avocados are more readily absorbed and used by your body!BRAND-NEW: This Golden Herb Supplement Reduces Chronic Pain & Inflammation
So this summer shrimp salad obviously has its bases covered when it comes to health benefits and the taste?
Well, theres a reason I titled it a summer shrimp salad. The flavor profile is so light and fresh!
It isnt heavy or greasy theres no breading on the shrimp and everything comes together perfectly with a light seasoning.
(Of course, you can definitely make this shrimp salad when it isnt summer!)
Mmm, what did I say? This recipe is amazingly tasty AND good for you.
So if youre ready to make it for yourself (I wont judge if you eat more than one serving in a sitting)…
Heres how to do it:
FTHs Refreshing Summer Shrimp Salad
- 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 tsp cumin
- 1 cup frozen or fresh corn
- 1 dry pint cherry tomatoes
- 1 large avocado
- cup fresh cilantro
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Salt and pepper to taste
1) In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Prepare shrimp by adding it to the hot skillet, then add cumin. Cook until its pink and opaque, then remove from heat.
2) Add corn to skillet and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Let cool.
3) Chop tomatoes in half, then add to a large, non-metal mixing bowl. Slice the avocado into bite-sized pieces, then add to the bowl. Add cilantro and the juice of one lemon. Add the shrimp and the corn, then salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!TRENDING: Women Who Eat These 3 Cheeses Are Losing Pounds of Stubborn Belly Fat (Research Proven)
How To Use This Recipe (And Other Delicious Foods) To Help You Burn More Fat & Lose Weight Faster
Ill admit that the first thing that drew me to this recipe was the flavor.
Fresh shrimp rich avocado bright tomatoes juicy corn and the perfect dressing!
For me, it really doesnt get much better especially when it comes to quintessential summer foods.
However, as I was looking at all of the ingredients for this tasty shrimp salad recipe I realized its also a nutritional powerhouse!
I mean, avocado is a very well-known superfood all on its own and then you add in all of the vitamins in tomatoes and the shrimp, corn, avocado, and tomatoes are full of antioxidants
And did you know that 3 oz of shrimp has just about the same amount of protein as 3 oz of chicken?
Yepthose tiny shrimp are almost completely protein! Which is great for keeping you feeling full for hours after you eat
Its been scientifically proven like in this study that showed that when you increase your daily protein intake by just 15-30%, your body burns 400+ MORE calories than usual the next day! 
All you have to do to get that extra fat burn is eat more protein and Im on board with any weight loss plan that involves eating more!
If you want to see the ideal amount of protein to eat for MAXIMUM daily fat burn