March 21, 2014   By Kelly Bejelly

Chicken & Sprout Veggie Salad

I’m so happy to introduce you to my friend Joyce from The Skinny Pear! She’s created an awesome, simple recipe for ya’ll to enjoy so I hope you pop over and visit her site to learn more about the deliciousness she shares there.

 

There is nothing better than a crisp, fresh chicken vegetable salad.  Summer is around the corner and it is salad season!

Recently I started to grow my own sprouts, you can check it out here.  I am loving that there is beautiful little green plants filled with goodness sitting on my counter.   Not only are sprouts beneficial health-wise, they are fantastic for getting kids involved in growing food.  My daughter thought it was great watching the seeds sprout and they are so easy to grow

Sprouts brighten up a meal, my hubs loves them on his sandwiches for work and says they add that extra little crunch the sandwiches are missing.  I wanted to create a salad that was different,  that didn’t necessarily have lettuce in it..Cue the sprouts!

Chicken & Sprout Veggie Salad

Chicken & Sprout Veggie Salad

Chicken & Sprout Veggie Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1
Author: Joyce @ The Skinny Pear
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Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 medium carrot
  • Half a cucumber
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 1 small broiled chicken breast
  • Handful of home gown mixed sprouts - I used sunflower, red clover, broccoli & alfalfa

Salad Dressing

Instructions

  1. To make the dressing, simple combine all the dressing ingredients, whisk together and store in an air tight container.
  2. Broil your chicken, I used a simple herbed sea salt, but you could also use a homemade BBQ sauce if you wanted to kick it up a notch. Slice up your veggies, toss in your chicken and top with your dressing.

joyce the skinny pear

Joyce is a mother to two beautiful children, wife to an amazing husband.  She spends her day’s blogging at The Skinny Pear,  studying to become a registered holistic nutritionist and runs a photography business.  When she’s not busy doing all of that, she’s skiing down mountains in the winter and fishing in the summer.  Oh and she’s running her first half marathon this year!  You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

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6 Comments

  • March 22, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    I love sprouts and I’m always looking for new ways to add them into recipes