Barbecue Chicken Summer Salad

summer chicken salad

 

Here’s a recipe that’s delicious and healthy… and a perfect way to right your weekend’s wrongs.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 mixed green salad
  • 2 barbecue or baked chicken thighs
  • 1 cup crumbled Fetta cheese
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 3 cups fresh strawberries, blueberries or sliced apples

 

DRESSING

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

 

METHOD

  • BBQ chicken thighs for approximately 10 mins
  • Fill large bowl with mixed green salad
  • Layer on rest of the ingredients.

 

NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

Mixed Green Salad:

Great for your bones, eye sight and muscle growth

Chicken thighs:

High in protein, contains essential amino acids and thighs are a good source of good fat.

Almonds:

High in mono-unsaturated fat and can help reduce the risk of heart disease.

Strawberries:

Nutrient rich anti-oxidants with health benefits including wrinkle prevention.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil:

Helps reduce your risk of chronic disease development.

Garlic:

Promotes the well-being of the heart, immune systems and blood circulation.

ABOUT MARK MOON

Mark is one of today’s leaders in health and wellness, with more than 15 years’ experience from across the globe. As a celebrity trainer with a continued national and international presence, Mark promotes his well-balanced, holistic approach to fitness and lifestyle through media platforms worldwide.

Mark has created his own online health, fitness and lifestyle brand Get Fit Fast The Complete Workout System with workouts, meal plans and workout schedules available for download at www.markmoonfitness.com Mark is also a resident trainer on USA digital workout platform Fit Fusion, USA based iPhone application Go Flaunt It, and his home workout DVDs range is distributed through the USA by Watch It Now Entertainment at www.markmoonfitnessusa.com

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