For the Seafood Medley:

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1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 lb bay scallops
1 lb imitation crab meat, flaked
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
For the Salad Base:

6 cups mixed salad greens (e.g., spinach, arugula, and watercress)
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, thinly sliced
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 avocado, diced
For the Lemon-Dill Dressing:

1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Seafood:
In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add shrimp, bay scallops, and imitation crab meat. Sprinkle with Old Bay seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook until seafood is cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Set aside to cool.
Create the Salad Base:
In a large salad bowl, arrange the mixed greens as the base. Scatter cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, red onion, and diced avocado over the greens, creating a vibrant and nutritious foundation for your seafood masterpiece.
Compose the Seafood Ensemble:
Gently place the cooled seafood medley on top of the salad base. Ensure an even distribution, allowing the colors and textures to create an appealing visual arrangement.
Whisk Together the Lemon-Dill Dressing:
In a small bowl, combine olive oil, fresh lemon juice, Dijon mustard, chopped fresh dill, salt, and pepper. Whisk until the dressing is well-emulsified, ensuring a harmonious infusion of citrusy and herbal notes.
Drizzle the Dressing:
Drizzle the lemon-dill dressing over the seafood and salad base. Use a gentle tossing motion to coat the ingredients evenly, allowing the flavors to intermingle.
Garnish and Serve:
Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the seafood salad as a final garnish. Serve immediately, ensuring each portion has a generous blend of seafood, greens, and vibrant vegetables.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size: 1.5 cups
Calories: 290
Total Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 120mg
Sodium: 600mg
Total Carbohydrates: 15g
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sugars: 4g
Protein: 24g
W-W Smart Points: 6 per serving

Culinary Tips:

Sustainable Seafood: Opt for sustainably sourced seafood to align with eco-friendly practices and ensure the health of our oceans.
Perfect Avocado: To prevent browning, dice the avocado just before serving and gently toss it with a bit of lemon or lime juice.
Dressing Infusion: Allow the seafood to marinate in the lemon-dill dressing for a few minutes before serving to enhance flavor absorption.
Conclusion: Our  Seafood Salad is a celebration of freshness, flavor, and nutritional balance. With a medley of shrimp, bay scallops, and imitation crab meat atop a bed of vibrant greens and vegetables, this salad is a feast for the senses. The lemon-dill dressing adds a zesty and herbaceous touch, creating a culinary masterpiece that satisfies both the palate and the quest for a healthier lifestyle. Enjoy the symphony of textures and tastes in every forkful, savoring the goodness of seafood while staying true to your  journey. This salad is not just a meal; it’s a culinary experience that elevates the art of mindful eating.

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