Paleo Power Salad with Lemon Chia Vinaigrette Dressing
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
8 oz. grilled chicken breast
1 sweet potato
1/3 cup uncooked quinoa
1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
garlic salt to taste
1 tablespoon lemon chia vinaigrette
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.
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.
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.
Prepare salad dressing while potatoes and quinoa are cooking.
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.
Prepare chicken, roasted sweet potatoes and cooked quinoa ahead of time to bring this salad for lunch!
Serving Size1 salad
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat14 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Unsaturated Fat10 g
Total Carbohydrates36 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
* 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/