Model diet: beautifying and healthy raspberry goatcheese walnut salad

Raspberry Benefits + Easy Raspberry Protein Salad

Good morning loves! At the moment of writing this it’s Saturday morning 6:52 o’clock and I can see the sunrise from my window (see this picture on my Instagram). 

I love this moment of the day. So pure and quite; just me and the birds. It’s the perfect moment to think about how blessed I am with the people that surround me in my private and professional life. I feel blessed that as an entrepreneur things are moving and developing. That I am healthy and my family, love and friends are alive, healthy and around me.

Last but not least: I feel blessed that I managed to get home yesterday *darn public transport and stupid me for losing my bank card and travel card – face palm! *

Bothering my baby

You might be wondering why I am up at this early hour, although I didn’t sleep before 2:30 a.m. and have a MTB bike ride in the woods planned at 10 a.m. today. I confess immediately: I drank too much yesterday. Alcohol that is. Wine. At least: more than my body can handle. After one wine, I know my body starts to protest; my heart rate speeds up, which prevents me for falling asleep. Very annoying!

So, as I’ve stared at my ceiling for the last couple of hours and childishly bothering my poor asleep baby out of boredom, I decided to get up and put the raspberry salad online as I promised on Instagram. 

Benefits or raspberries for health & beauty

This raspberry salad is low calorie, refreshing, sweet and light. Perfect after a late Friday night with to many drinks 😉 

I think raspberries are perfectly interchangeable with candy because of their sweet flavor. But did you know that raspberries are also very healthy and have properties that can enhance your beauty? Here are the facts:

raspberries are

  • full of fiber. 100 grams of raspberries contain 6.5 grams of them. Raspberries mainly consist of soluble fibers, which lower glucose levels in the blood and lower LDL and total cholesterol levels.
  • full of antioxidants. Antioxidants protect cells from damaging free radicals, which slows down the aging process of for example your skin. Because of their cell protecting properties, antioxidants are also linked to anticancer properties and inhibition of tumor growth.
  • they consist of 52% of vitamin C, which benefits the condition of your skin (e.g. skin repair) and your overall immune system.

Perfect model food!

 

A ligth, sweet salad, full of health beneficial and beautifying nutrients. Perfect model food!

 

Convinced that you should eat more raspberries? Off you go with this lovely spring/summer raspberry salad! Ps: I also added some walnuts and goat cheese for protein and healthy fatty acids.

 

Beautifying Raspberry Goat Cheese-Walnut Salad
Serves 1
High fiber, antioxidant, vitamin C, omega 3 fatty acids and protein.
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
644 calories
19 g
23 g
58 g
20 g
12 g
279 g
369 g
7 g
0 g
43 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
279g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 644
Calories from Fat 496
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 58g
89%
Saturated Fat 12g
62%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 26g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Cholesterol 23mg
8%
Sodium 369mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 19g
6%
Dietary Fiber 10g
38%
Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A
54%
Vitamin C
56%
Calcium
28%
Iron
24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 3.2 oz rocket (100 grams)
  2. 2.6 oz raspberries (75 grams)
  3. 1.8 oz hard goat cheese (50 grams;hard goat cheese is very low lactose), cubed
  4. 0.5 cups walnuts (50 grams), slightly chopped
  5. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  6. fine sea salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine the ingredients in a bowl, mix and enjoy!
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644
fat
58g
protein
20g
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19g
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 Time to prepare a pre-workout meal and get ready for my MTB ride. Have a lovely day y’all!

xx Angela

 

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About Angela

Angela
Hoi! Ik ben Angela; meisje-van-30-en-nog-iets, vrouw van, mama van een dreumesjongen en een nu ECHTE #fitchick. Model, diginerd, foto- & filmhobbyist. Van origine MSc in Communicatie gespecialiseerd in gezondheidsvoorlichting. 'Great' staat niet voor schoonheidsidealen, maar voor alles waartoe ons oprecht prachtige lijf en mind in staat zijn. Op deze blog schrijf ik over alles wat ik het delen waard vind. Ga je gang en kijk lekker rond. Aarzel niet om jouw mening of reactie te delen onder mijn blogs; vind ik alleen maar leuk!

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