Salads

Chinese Chicken and Cashew Salad

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I love a dish that combines a variety of textures and interesting flavor combinations — especially salty and sweet together. With the rich sesame oil and fresh, sweet orange juice in the dressing, paired with the salty crunchy nuts, crisp veggies, and fresh orange slices in the salad, your taste buds will be singing a happy song!

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1 lb. grilled chicken breast, chopped into bite-sized pieces
2 ribs celery, chopped
1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped into bite-sized pieces
2 red bell peppers, seeded and chopped
4 green onions, sliced
1 cup salted cashew halves
1 cup of canned mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup Chinese chow mein noodles
Dressing:
¼ cup sesame oil
¼ cup canola oil
½ cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon ricevinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
4 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
To prepare dressing: add all ingredients to a jar with a tight lid and shake until completely combined. To prepare salad: In a large bowl, toss together chicken, celery, lettuce, bell peppers, onions,...
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Nutritions

Calories
869

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
43g
67% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
38g
13% DV

Fiber
9g
38% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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