Strawberry-Mint Chicken Salad with Poppyseed Chia Vinaigrette

strawberry mint chicken salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:  whole recipe

Calories: 201 • Total Fat: 5g • Total Carbohydrate: 11g (Fiber: 4g • Sugars: 3g) • Protein: 29g (Vitamin A: 160% • Vitamin C: 106% • Niacin:66% • Manganese: 31% • Selenium:30% • Vitamin E: 4%)

Nutritional Highlights

Good Source of Omega 3’s • High Protein • Low Calorie • Low Sugar • Good for Metabolism and Immunity • Good for Eye, Skin, and Bone Health

This recipe is a great balance of protein and fat. Serve it with a serving of complex carbohydrates such as cooked grains or whole grain bread to make it balanced.

 

Not appropriate for Dysphagia Levels 1, 2, or 3. Salads should be avoided due to the raw vegetables, multiple textures, and difficulty in forming lettuce into a bolus.


Strawberry-Mint Chicken Salad with Poppyseed Chia Vinaigrette

Servings: 1

Ingredients
Dressing
  • 1 tsp chia seeds 
  • 3 tsp water
  • 1/2 packet stevia, all-natural sweetener (to taste)
  • 2 tsp poppyseeds
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon, juice and zest
METHOD
  1. Combine chia seeds and water and set aside until gel is formed (about 5 minutes).
  2. Combine remaining ingredients for dressing in a small bowl and add chia mixture.
  3. Add leafy greens to medium bowl and top with chicken, strawberries, cucumbers, and mint.
  4. Toss salad with dressing. Serve cold.
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