Tomato and Avocado Salad

Tomato and Avocado Salad
July 1, 2017 Sophie Wishart

Want an easy healthy recipe for your pregnancy diet? Try this Mozzarella and tomato salad packed with prenatal vitamins and nutrients and so yummy!

Ooooh this is one of our favourite salads! It’s easy, delicious and packed with healthy nutrients for pregnant women. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is great for boosting your immune system and can reduce the risk of preeclampsia too; avocados are a top choice when it comes to the best foods to eat when pregnant loaded with folic acid, vitamins and monounsaturated fats (the good fats!). Mozzarella cheese is useful source of calcium too …another essential for your pregnancy diet!

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado sliced
2-3 tomatoes (depending on size ) sliced
I mozzarella cheese (make sure it’s made from pasteurised milk) sliced
Pitted black olives

For the dressing

3 tbsps olive oli
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp honey
1 tsp wholegrain mustard
1 clove of garlic, crushed
Generous squeeze of lemon juice
Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Arrange the salad ingredients on a serving dish (that’s easy!)
  2. Mix all the salad dressing ingredients together in a screw top jar and shake until mixed. Pour as much as you need over the salad. You probably won’t need this amount of dressing so save some for next time.
  3. Add a few fresh basil leaves to make this salad even more delicious.
Thanks!

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