Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
- 1 large cucumber chopped
- 1 pint grape tomatoes halved
- 2 ounces pitted Kalamata olives halved
- 1 teaspoon Absolutely Onion Blend
- 1 teaspoon Tzatziki Seasoning Blend
- 1 (20 ounce) package cheese tortellini prepared according to package directions
- 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- Add all ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine. Refrigerate and serve chilled.
- 220 Calories (kcal)
- 6 Fat (g)
- 2.5 Saturated Fat (g)
- 33 Carbohydrates (g)
- 1 Fiber (g)
- 2 Sugar (g)
- 10 Protein (g)
- 25 Cholesterol (mg)
- 380 Sodium (mg)
Cheese brings out the best in salads. It is one of the most used ingredients in meals. This is because it has a wide variety of health benefits in the body.
Protein is necessary for the body to maintain many functions, from a healthy metabolism to muscle regeneration. The protein present in cheese is easily digestible and is especially useful in the metabolic process. Protein is also an excellent source of energy and is one of the most crucial requirements of the human body. This cheese salad is an excellent source of protein . Cheddar and Swiss cheese compliments whole grain crackers quite well and feta can make for an excellent topping on a Greek salad.
Carbohydrates are fuel for the body. The human body runs on Carbohydrates and requires them for the generation of energy. Cheese contains milk carbohydrates that break down in the form of glucose and sugar. But, the amount of carbohydrates that you can get from eating cheese depends on the type of cheese you are eating.
Depending on our level of activity, our bones are prone to losing their health quite quickly. In this case, this salad can be an excellent addition to your diet. This is because certain varieties are not only rich in calcium but also vitamin B and B complex. Vitamin B helps distribute the calcium throughout the body. Cheese is a good source of calcium and minerals for growing children.
This salad can contribute to reducing the risk of contracting cancer. This because it is rich in linoleic acid and sphingolipids, which are chemicals known for their antioxidant properties.
Aging is a serious threat to people from all age groups. It comes with osteoporosis. This illness triggers symptoms such as bone density loss and joint pains. In women, this is known to occur shortly after they experience menopause. But, this can be prevented by keeping a steady intake of cheese and other dairy products or eating this salad regularly.
Calcium and phosphorus make a winning combination for dental health. The calcium and other minerals present in cheese help maintain the strength and integrity of our teeth well into our old age.
This salad Cheese has been observed to reduce panic and anxiety attacks. Where this can be attributed to the varieties rich in magnesium, a little cheese will certainly help you keep a relaxed mind.
Cheese can be refrigerated. Getting it from a trusted vendor will help have a good one that suits this kind of ameal. Buy it and refrigerate for future use.