Salads

Pasta salad with chicken N Greens

Doctor’s say, eat greens and beans for healthy life. And with hectic life schedule, people hardly get time to exercise. So why not turn to some healthy eating habits , which no doubt also tastes yummilicious. My Chicken salad with pasta recipe is very simple and basic and can be altered as you like by adding or omiting the ingredients mentioned. If you are vegetarian, don’t add chicken, instead, add some Tofu. Also more greens can be added . If you don’t like vinegar, substitute with lime juic

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2 Cups uncooked Whole Wheat Penne Pasta(or any kind of pasta of your choice)
1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar (or lime juice)
1 Tablespoon yellow mustard Sauce
1 Teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 Cup olive oil
1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 Teaspoon black pepper Powder
1 Cup Baked chicken cut into bite size cubes( previously marinated with herbs and spices of your choice)
1 1/2 cups chopped Fresh Spinach
1 Cup boiled Sweet Corn
1 Cup cooked black beans
1/2 Cup chopped green onions
1/4 Cup Chopped onion
170 Grams Portbella mushrooms(optional)
Cook pasta according to package directions(Don’t add Salt). Drain. Heat a Tablespoon of Oil in a pan and saute mushrooms with black pepper,little salt and 1 Teaspoon garlic powder on medium high till...
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Nutritions

Calories
1041

Sodium
550mg
22% DV

Fat
31g
47% DV

Protein
41g
82% DV

Carbs
154g
52% DV

Fiber
14g
56% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV