Sugar-Free – Mighty mozzarella and tomato salad


Mighty mozzarella and tomato salad

I love salad. In fact, it’s probably one of my favorite go-to lunches. It’s very low on sugar so you can do it on your no sugar diet. What I like best is that I can make it the morning or night before, pack it into a cooler, and then know that I have a healthy lunch ready for me when it’s time to eat. No cooking, no fuss – just a fabulous, delicious lunch!

Rich, creamy mozzarella tastes so great it’s hard to believe it will do you good. An excellent source of protein and calcium – both of which are effective fat fighters, this salad is also high in lycopene and other health boosting ingredients. Who said salads were dull?! If you want to pump up the protein content of this light lunch, add 1-2 hard-boiled eggs or a couple of ounces of cooked, diced, turkey or chicken.

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Ingredients – 1 Serving

1 medium tomato, cubed
1 oz./25 grams fresh part-skim mozzarella cheese, cubed
1 cup fresh spinach leaves
1 clove garlic, pressed
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons sunflower seeds
Black pepper to taste
Fresh, chopped, basil leaves for garnish


Place the spinach leaves in a bowl and toss in the tomato and mozzarella. Add the oil and garlic and toss lightly to combine the ingredients. Sprinkle the sunflower seeds and balsamic vinegar over the top and then add the basil leaves. Season with black pepper. Eat “au natural” or with 1-2 whole wheat bread sticks. If you are making this salad to eat later, put the olive oil and vinegar in a bottle and add when it’s time to eat. More sugar free recipes here.

Nutritional breakdown

Calories 242.9 cal
Fat 16 grams
Fat 4.4 grams
Carbohydrates 14.9 grams
Sugar 1.5 grams
Protein 10.7 grams
Fiber 3 grams


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