If you are looking for a dish that can help reduce your blood pressure, provide good nutrition and taste great at the same time then this may be the right food for you.
It is low in sodium, very high in niacin, and high in phosporus and selenium. Enjoy!
Yield: 1 serving
• 2 cups (40g) Romaine lettuce, chopped
• 1/2 cup (10g) cilantro leaves, shredded
• 1/4 cup (15g) scallions, chopped
• 1/4 cup (30g) almonds, unsalted, dry-toasted, sliced or slivered
• 3 oz (84g) chicken breast, roasted, cubed
1. Toss ingredients together with dressing.
2. What makes this salad delicious and healthy is the dressing. Use Trader Joe’s Lemon Ginger Sesame Dressing, 1 tablespoonful. It adds only 3.5 grams of fat and 40 calories.
sources: caloriecount.com & livestrong.com
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