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Thursday, July 2, 2015

Carrot Chicken Salad

Carrot Chicken Salad
Yummy filling low-cal lunch today; all thrown together based on stuff in fridge.  Sometimes just a few ingredients is all you need to create a totally satisfying meal.  Mixing different textures and flavors is key!  Check it out:
Carrot Chicken Salad  (*Calorie Total: 297 Calories!!!!! )
1 cup grated Carrots  (45 Calories)
½ cup Chicken, white meat, diced  (116 Calories)
3 Artichoke Hearts, quartered (canned, rinsed, drained; 50 Calories)
3 Tbsp Avocado (68 Calories)
1 Tbsp Trader Joe’s Sesame Soy Ginger Vinaigrette (18 Calories!)
*Fat Secret is a great website with loads of Calorie info!!
We know Carrots are great for about this:  Eat Your Way to a Natural Tan!
Boasting rights:
Low Cal
3 servings of Veggies = loads of Fiber & Vitamins
Dairy Free Salad (the Avocado gives it just enough creaminess!)
Possible Alterations:
Pescatarians:  Sub Tuna or Salmon or Shrimp for Chicken
Vegetarians/ Vegans:  Sub White Beans or Tofu for Chicken, and use a traditional Vinaigrette

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