Spoonfulofflavor.com Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad Recipes Recipe

Total time: 35 minutes

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Net Carbs are 5% of calories per serving, at 38g per serving. The amount is risky for the keto diet, but still keto-friendly. Your eating options afterward may be limited, so take anticipated meal consumptions into consideration.

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  • Net Carbs are 5% of calories per serving, at 38g per serving. This food is risky for the keto diet (it's above the standard keto diet guidelines) but it's still keto-friendly. Consuming this item may limit your ability to eat more foods that contain carbs. Take into consideration whether you intend to consume additional meals or what you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
  • This food's %DV (daily value percentage) for sodium is 50%. At 1148mg, it's considered high in sodium according to the FDA's standard for %DV (daily value percentage), which considers any food with %DV of more than 20% as high in sodium. The organization recommends 2300mg of sodium as the daily limit. High sodium is believed to be associated with health problems such as heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, and kidney malfunctions. There's also a belief that diets with high amounts of salt correlates with obesity, but the link hasn't proven to be so direct. Instead, salt may trigger overeating by increasing the feeling of hunger, according to studies referenced in this WebMD article about salt & obesity. Add-ons such as sauces and condiments are the usual high-sodium culprits in most restaurant meals. Sodium additives are responsible for most high sodium amounts in packaged foods, especially frozen meals. For most adults, a healthy range for daily maximum sodium consumption is between 1500-2300mg; foods should be within 5%-20% DV per serving.
  • This meal may require cooking oil. Not all cooking oils are healthy. Extra virgin olive oil and avocado oil are the best cooking oils to use in recipes, whereas plant-based oils are the worst for your health. Virgin coconut oil and butter fall in the middle. Learn more about the healthiest and unhealthiest cooking oils.

Spoonfulofflavor.com Mediterranean Grilled Shrimp Quinoa Salad Recipes Recipe Nutrition Label

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 servings   ( 495 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 733
Total Fat: 50g
Saturated Fat: 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g
Monounsaturated Fat: 31g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 88mg
Sodium: 1148mg
Total Carbohydrates: 52g
Dietary Fiber: 14g
Sugar: 9g
Protein: 23g
Calcium: 231mg Iron: 4mg
Potassium: 853mg Vitamin A: 103mcg
Vitamin C: 29mg Vitamin D: 0mcg


  • 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Pompeian Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced, for garnish


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