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Recipe: Anabolic Watermelon Salad

anabolic watermelon salad

1 ½ pounds watermelon, bite-size cubes
½ English cucumber, sliced and halved
½ cup red onion, finely chopped
12 low-sodium Kalamata olives, diced
6 to 8 very large basil leaves, chopped
4 ounces string cheese, sliced; or 4 ounces goat cheese
¼ cup balsamic vinegar (optional)

Gently toss all but the cheese and vinegar together, and chill. When you’re ready to serve, add the cheese and drizzle with vinegar, if desired.

Serves 4
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories: 175
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrates: 22 g
Fat: 6 g
Fiber: 1 g

*Nutrition Facts includes the balsamic vinegar, which adds about three grams of carbs (12 calories).

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