THURSDAY: MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN SALAD
Servings: 2 (serving size: 1 cup)
What you need
2 cups romaine lettuce
1/2 lb. chicken breast, skinned
1 tsp. safflower oil
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
4 Kalamata olives
2 tsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
1 tbsp. Italian parsley, finely chopped
1 tsp. seasoned salt
How to make it
1. Season chicken breast with spice blend. Bake at 375ºF for 15 minutes, or until cooked through. Cool and cut into cubes.
2. Combine chicken, cucumbers, olives, lemon juice and olive oil; mix well.
3. Top with feta cheese and parsley. Garnish with cherry tomatoes.
What's in it
Calories: 280; Fat: 12g; Carbohydrates: 11g; Fiber: 4g; Protein: 31g
Why it packs a punch
Thanks to its fats — the heart-healthy kind from olives and olive oil — this salad will help ward off hunger. The feta and chicken act as generous sources of protein, while the cucumber, tomatoes, and greens provide fiber, all of which keep you full.
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