Friday, August 7, 2009

Healthy Recipes - Grilled Chicken and Berry Salad

I love blueberries and eat them every day. The nutrients and antioxidants in blueberries make them a true superfood. Eating superfoods daily can be a helpful weightloss tip because if you give your body all the nutrition it needs, you won't be reaching for the junk food. It's possible to create delicious recipes and lose weight too. This grilled chicken and berry salad is high protein and contains superfoods - blueberries and nuts.

This Grilled Chicken Berry Salad is also a very attractive, colorful entrée. Besides high protein chicken and superfood berries, this recipes also offers a healthy mix of salad greens and snap peas. Pecans offers heart healthy omega3 fatty acids.

You can easily use either barbecued chicken or broiled in the oven.


2 tbs low fat honey mustard salad dressing
1/4 c cider vinegar
1/2 c canola oil
2 tbs orange juice
1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
8 cups mixed salad greens
1 c sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 c fresh blueberries
1/2 c fresh raspberries
8 oz sugar snap peas
1/2 c toasted pecans

Directions for Grilled Chicken and Berry Salad

Preheat the grill or broiler.

Whisk together vinegar, oil and orange juice to create the salad dressing and then set this aside.

Grill or bbq chicken for 6 to 8 minutes on each side. Chicken is done when juice runs clear. Take from heat and allow chicken it to cool, then cut it into strips.

Add all ingredients except dressing to a large salad bowl and toss to mix. Add dressing and toss again lightly until ingredients are coated.

This high protein, superfood grilled chicken and berry salad makes 6 servings

Nutritional Information per Serving

Calories 376
Fat 27.3g
Sodium 271mg
Carbohydrates 15.1g
Fiber 5.1g
Protein 19.1g

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