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Paleo Power Salad with Lemon Chia Vinaigrette Dressing

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Yield 2 salads

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. You will need a grilled chicken breast for this recipe. Or, you can bake it in the oven at 350 for 40 minutes in a little bit of water, covered in your favorite seasoning blend.
  2. To cook quinoa: Add 1/3 cup quinoa and 1/2 cup water to a pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, then remove from heat.
  3. To roast sweet potatoes: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cut sweet potatoes in small cubes, and line on a greased baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil and lightly cover with garlic salt over the top of the potatoes. Roast for 10 minutes. Flip, then roast additional 5 minutes.
  4. Prepare salad dressing while potatoes and quinoa are cooking.
  5. Assemble salad: Toss chopped romaine in 1 tablespoon of lemon chia vinaigrette dressing. Top with 4 oz chicken, 1/2 cup cooked quinoa and 1/2 roasted sweet potato.

Notes

Prepare chicken, roasted sweet potatoes and cooked quinoa ahead of time to bring this salad for lunch!

Courses Lunch

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 434

% Daily Value

Total Fat 14 g

22%

Saturated Fat 2 g

10%

Unsaturated Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 96 mg

32%

Sodium 300 mg

13%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g

12%

Dietary Fiber 6 g

24%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 41 g

82%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Slim Sanity at https://slimsanity.com/paleo-power-salad-with-lemon-chia-vinaigrette-dressing/