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LOOKSLIKELILY Posts: 263
10/22/13 4:12 P

I agree the coleslaw can be improved. I love it but since I have found a recipe to make my own, I never buy it now. It's healthier and much more nutritious if you make it yourself.

Here is the recipe I use. It makes quite a lot so 1/6th of a portion might be enough for two.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/4668/
healthy-coleslaw

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10/22/13 12:21 P

I don't really see anything wrong with that salad if you want to up your fat a bit. 385 calories for a lunch is not out of order. I find when I eat a bigger lunch I am not as hungry at dinner so less likely to overeat. It looks like an awesome salad.

MIA-MORSEL Posts: 791
10/22/13 11:26 A

thx Patsy

should have said I'm trying to increase my fat consumption.

LEKSIPATSY Posts: 380
10/22/13 11:17 A

it looks pretty healthy. maybe use fish not packed in oil, and i'm not sure about the coleslaw. could you make your own dressing instead of using the coleslaw? I made some good dressing last night that was 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt (NOT lowfat) 1 tsp dijon, salt and pepper, with a little milk to thin it out.

I'm not a big fish person, but they also have those precooked chicken breast strips that are great in salads, and that would go great with avocado and tomatoes.

MIA-MORSEL Posts: 791
10/22/13 10:52 A

It's a bit of a mixture, I'm afraid, but we both enjoyed it. Since I got wonderful feedback when I asked here about avocados, I'd like to hear what others think of this meal.
thank you all.



Coleslaw low fat Aldi's 100g, 0.5 serving 71 3 6 0 Remove

Lettuce crispy mix Aldi 200g, 80 gram(s) 14 1 1 1 Remove

Cucumber (with peel), 1 cup slices 14 3 0 1 Remove

Sardines Aldi oil 88g= 1 tin I serving, 1 serving 208 2 13 20 Remove

Avocado Haas Medium half=1 serving 2.5oz, 0.5 serving 65 3 6 1 Remove

tomatoes baby plum 149g=12, 0.5 serving 14 3 0 1 Remove

Lunch TOTALS: 385


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