When my lovely friend Gabe told me this was on the menu, I thought it was the oddest combination of ingredients I had ever heard of. But, seasoned just right, and ready in 5 minutes, it is now one of my favorites. Feel free to substitute another protein if you aren’t an ahi tuna lover. You may notice this dish has a higher fat and lower carb content than most of our VLCD meals, although it still comes in around the 300 calorie mark. It’s a great opportunity to practice awareness of satiety signals after eating a higher fat meal.
Makes 1 serving
- ¾ cup chopped beets – purchase pre-steamed for a super quick meal
- ½ cup cubed avocado
- 1 oz shaved parmesan
- 1 cup arugula
- 3 oz ahi tuna, sashimi grade
- 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
- Coarse salt to taste
Directions: Sear the ahi or leave raw and slice if you prefer. Mix all ingredients together.
Nutrition Facts: 320 calories, 18g carbohydrates (7g fiber, 9g sugar, 0g added sugar), 28g protein, 16g fat