A balanced carb and protein meal like this is ideal for after a weight training workout. The more lean muscle you have, the more calories you torch per day.
Crunchy Chicken Salad Pita Ready in 10 minutes • Makes 1 serving
1/2 cup roasted chicken, chopped
1/4 cup red grapes, cut in half
1 stalk celery, diced
1 tbsp walnuts, chopped Dressing:
1 tbsp low-fat Greek yogurt
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp honey
1 tsp poppy seeds
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lemon zest (optional)
Sea salt and ground pepper, to taste
1/2 whole wheat pita
2 romaine lettuce leaves
1. Set aside chopped chicken, grapes, celery and walnuts in a large mixing bowl.
2. Stir together dressing ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour dressing over chicken and toss to combine.
3. Serve in pita half lined with lettuce.
Serving Tip: Double this recipe and save the other half for another meal.
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