Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage

Scattered Thoughts From A Maryland Cottage
The Yin and Yang of Thankfulness

Thursday, January 6, 2011

nope... not my butt
never has been my butt
never will be my butt
the only place i do topless is in the shower,
trying on bras, my gyn & having a mammo...
now...let's keep things light=
Fresh Mediterranean Shrimp and Avocado Pita Pockets
Serves 4
6 ounces low fat Greek Yogurt
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice
½ tsp Dijon mustard
½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons basil, chopped
½ pound salad shrimp, rinsed and drained
½ cup green onion, sliced
1 small Roma tomato, chopped into small pieces
½ medium avocado, chopped in small pieces
¼ cup fat free feta cheese, crumbled
2 large whole wheat pita bread, sliced in half
1 cup baby spinach
1. Combine yogurt, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar and basil in a small bowl.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
2. Combine shrimp, onion, tomato, avocado and feta cheese in a medium bowl and add dressing.
3. Warm pita bread in the microwave oven for 5 – 10 seconds. Remove and open one pita pocket and line with spinach. Stuff with 1/4 of the shrimp salad. Repeat for the remaining pita pockets.

Shrimp is low in fat, and higher in cholesterol. Studies show that it can raise HDL and triglyceride levels, good for heart health. It also contains B12, omega-3 fatty acids for anti-inflammatory effects,
and selenium, copper and zinc.
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 249
Total Fat: 7.18g
Cholesterol: 121mg
Sodium: 447mg
Total Carbs: 26.65g
Dietary Fiber: 5.24g
Sugars: 5.73g
Protein: 20.08g
Weight Watchers Points 5
By Mother Rimmy’s Cooking Light Done Right blog
by the way...some say i have a 'nice butt'

No comments: