In the midst of summer, it’s always nice to eat something light and healthy that won’t weigh heavy on your stomach in all this heat. Many people opt for quick and easy, but filling recipes, and we have the perfect one to share: Chicken and Cranberry Salad!
12 oz. (1 1/2 cups) chicken, cooked and diced
1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing
1 cup dried cranberries (or cherries)
2 tablespoons almonds (sliced, may be toasted)
1 head of lettuce or equivalent
1. Toss chicken, cranberries, and almonds with dressing.
2. Serve on a mound of chopped lettuce.
Nutrition (1/4 of recipe): Calories – 290 Carbohydrates – 34 g Total fat – 5 g Dietary fiber – 4 g Saturated fat – 1 g Sugars 27g Cholesterol – 70 mg Protein 28g Sodium – 80 mg Source: USDA