Tuesday, August 24, 2010


Salads are great summer foods and when you can have a tasty meal that will burn fat then even better! Here's a fantastic complete meal that provides a great source of protein, carbs, and healthy fats. You can use the dressing provided here or any of the other fat-burning salad dressings I've posted earlier:

FastFit Creamy Italian Dressing
Balsamic Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing

  • 1 zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 1 ear corn, husked
  • 1 bunch asparagus (about 16 pencil-thin spears), ends trimmed
  • 1 block (4 oz) firm tofu, cut into 2 1/2-inch slices
  • 4 scallions
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1 romaine heart, chopped
  • 1/4 avocado, cut into bite-size chunks
  • 4-6 oz. Grilled Chicken
  • 1 vine-ripened tomato, cut into bite-size chunks

  • Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


1) Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and stir until smooth. Season with salt and pepper as desired.

2) Divide the salad greens and veggies into two separate bowls and drizzle with 2 tbsp of dressing.

3) Heat grill to medium. Spray zucchini, corn, asparagus, and scallions with oil. Grill the vegetables 2-3 minutes on each side, the chicken 3-4 minutes on each side or until completely done.

4) Cut zucchini and asparagus into bite-sized pieces. Cut corn into chunks; slice off some kernels. Slice chicken into strips.

5) Combine all ingredients into one bowl


  • 406 calories per serving
  • 22.9 g fat (5.2 g saturated)
  • 30.8 g carbs
  • 11.2 g fiber
  • 30.5 g protein

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