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Monday, July 28, 2008

*Chicken Mandarin Salad* (diabetic Recipe)

Today is salad day for diabetics. Although I think just about any salad is good for diabetics, except of course the ones that have tons of sugar, or fat and sodium. This one has mandarins in it. If you dont want chicken you could put 1/4 cup of almond slivers in it. A little crunch is good. The nutrition facts would change too. It's good just the way it is though. Well have a good day.

*Chicken Mandarin Salad* (diabetic Recipe)

Servings: 4

¼ Cup Orange Juice
1½ Tbls. Red Wine Vinegar
2 Tsp. Poppy Seeds
1½ Tsp. Olive Oil
2 Tsp. Dijon Mustard
1/8 Tsp. Black Pepper
4½ Cups Red Leaf Lettuce, Stemmed & Washed
2½ Cups Spinach, Stemmed & Washed
½ Lb. Chicken Breast, Cut ½-Inch Strips
1 10½ Oz. CanMandarin Oranges, Drained

In a small bowl, mix orange juice, red wine vinegar, poppy seeds, olive oil, dijon mustard, and pepper; set to side. In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, spinach, chicken, and mandarins. Pour dressing over salad mixture when ready to eat. enjoy!

Per Serving: 212 Cal (23% from Fat, 45% from Protein, 31% from Carb); 25 g Protein; 6 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 1 g Poly Fat; 17 g Carb; 5 g Fiber; 9 g Sugar; 225 mg Calcium; 4 mg Iron; 206 mg Sodium; 52 mg Cholesterol.

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