Spring is here! Time for some simple Salads!

Try these quick and easy recipes and take advantage of the fresh ingredients this season!

Creamy Chicken Salad with Greek Yogurt

Serves 6
Prep time 15 minutes
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This is a quick and easy chicken salad recipe that can be served over a fresh batch of mixed greens without all of the extra fat and calories! Per serving: 2oz protein equivalents, 1/2 serving fruit, 1 tsp fat.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, poached
  • 1/4 cup fat free plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/3 cup apples, chopped
  • 1/3 cup grapes, halved
  • 1/3 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup almonds, slivered

Directions

Step 1
Roughly dice poached chicken breasts and place in a large bowl. Mix in Greek yogurt until coated evenly.Add celery, apple, grapes, and almonds to the bowl and mix. Refrigerate before serving.

 

Loaded Broccoli Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

Serves 6-8
Prep time 15 minutes
Meal type Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Misc Pre-preparable, Serve Cold
By author Lindsay Lawes, MS, RD
This broccoli salad couldn't be any easier! Great for spring and summer BBQ's! Add grilled chicken for extra protein if desired. Per serving: 1 serving vegetable, 1/2 serving fruit, 1 tsp fat/oil

Ingredients

  • 4 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fat free plain greek yogurt
  • 1 green apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup cashews, lighty chopped
  • 1/4 fresh cilantro, chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

Step 1
Combine all ingredients except cilantro in large bowl and mix. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Top with cilantro.
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