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2 Healthy Broccoli & Chicken Salads

I love making cold salads so I can eat healthy on the go, without the need of a microwave. Since I’m trying to limit carbs and boost protein, I decided to add chicken to some traditional salads. Here are 2 broccoli salads I made this week.

Thai Chicken & Broccoli Salad

broccoli and chicken salad3 cups shredded chicken
1/2 pound chopped broccoli
1/4 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup PB2 (powdered peanut butter)
1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons freshly crushed ginger
2 tablespoons soy sauce

Mix all the ingredients (except the chicken and broccoli) together in a pan over a stove until it is blended nicely. Pour the sauce over the broccoli and shredded chicken and toss until mixture is covered completely.

Approximate calories per serving: 166 calories/1 cup
Approximate # of servings: 9 servings
Profile gms: 17g protein, 11g carbs, 5g fats.
Profile %: 43% – 28% – 29%

Sweet Broccoli & Chicken Salad

broccoli and chicken salad2 cups shredded chicken
1/2 pound of chopped broccoli
1/2 cup Turkey Bacon Crumbles
1/3 cup Slivered almonds
1/2 cup low-fat mayo
1/2 cup regular mayo
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sweetner
1/2 cup craisins or raisins

Approximate calories (depending on brands, etc): 208 calories for 1 cup
Approximate # of servings: 8-9 servings

Profile gm: 13g protein, 14g carbs, 11g fat
Profile %: 26% –  28% – 47%

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