Edamame, Avocado, Beet salad : satisfy your winter craving for greens

If you scroll down all the way to the bottom of this page, you will notice a new “calorie counter” in the bottom right corner. It is very neat as it will tell you not only calories, but also all the vitamins and minerals and fiber contents of almost any food.

The salad was made with 1 avocado, 1 cup of beets (cooked, peeled and sliced), 2 cups Edamame (cooked) and vinaigrette dressing with two chopped green onions.

To illustrate, I punched in the ingredients of this salad  for two and for fun you can calculate that  it has 280 calories per person (without dressing),  48% of your recommended daily fiber and 18% of your iron .

Calories in California Avocado

California Avocado
Nutrition Facts

1 fruit, without skin and seed (136g ≈ 0.300lb ≈ 4.80oz)

Calories 227
From Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.96 g 32%
Saturated Fat 2.88 g 14%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 10.88 mg 0%
Total carbohydrate 11.75 g 4%
Dietary Fiber 9.25 g 37%
Sugars 0.41 g
Protein 2.67 g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Calories in Edamame, frozen, unprepared
Edamame, frozen, unprepared
Nutrition Facts

1 cup (118g ≈ 0.260lb ≈ 4.16oz)

Calories 130
From Fat 50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.58 g 9%
Saturated Fat ~~
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol ~~
Sodium 7.08 mg 0%
Total carbohydrate 10.12 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 5.66 g 23%
Sugars 2.93 g
Protein 12.10 g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calories in Beet
Beets, cooked, boiled, drained, sliced…
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 85g ≈ 0.187lb ≈ 3.00oz

0.5 cup slices (85g ≈ 0.187lb ≈ 3.00oz)

Calories 37
From Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.15 g 0%
Saturated Fat 17 mg 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 65.45 mg 3%
Total carbohydrate 8.47 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.70 g  7%
Sugars 6.77 g
Protein 1.43 g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C


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4 Responses to Edamame, Avocado, Beet salad : satisfy your winter craving for greens

  1. Catherine Forbes says:

    I added the calorie counter to my favorites. Great site.

    • And I like that it shows a picture of the food because sometimes I am not sure I have the right name.
      Also, it is scary to find out the real facts in some cases, who would have thought that a spoon of jam on your toasts in the morning was no better for you than a nutella sandwich, gr….

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