BARBECUE CHICKEN SUMMER SALAD

nutrition Sep 23, 2020

BARBECUE CHICKEN SUMMER 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 Moon is a holistic fitness and wellbeing coach with over 20 years experience educating people on the importance of a balanced and sustainable approach to their health and lifestyle. His philosophy is to teach people to think long term and big picture about how they want their life to look, and uses modalities such as strength training, yoga and life coaching to help them create it.

As a dynamic and down-to-earth trainer, Mark believes there are three key areas to sustainable fitness: MINDSET – NUTRITION – MOVEMENT – and when optimized, there’s no limit to the personal, professional and wider life goals you can achieve.

You can join Mark’s online fitness and yoga classes, or find him teaching in numerous Sydney-based health clubs including Body Mind Life, The Space Yoga Studio, Flow Athletic, Crunch Fitness and Fitness First.

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