Wondering what to eat when pregnant? Trying to enjoy your pregnancy vitamins? Try this chicken salad! Delicious and packed with prenatal nutrients!
This delicious salad is a sooo good for you! Avocados are packed with vitamins and a great source of potassium, pomegranates are full of antioxidants and the chicken provides a good portion of low fat protein. Great for healthy eating during pregnancy and delicious at any time!
1 ripe avocado
2 cooked chicken breasts, cut into chunks
squeeze of lemon or lime juice
2 tbsp pomegranate seeds (or half a pomegranate, seeds removed)
1 cos lettuce, torn into manageable pieces and a mixture of other leaves (watercress, spinach and rocket is ideal)
1 quarter of a cucumber, chopped into cubes
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp wine vinegar
Clove of garlic – crushed
Tsp of honey
Tsp of wholegrain mustard
Salt and pepper to taste
- Carefully peel the avocado and cut into thick slices, place slices in a small bowl and sprinkle with lemon or lime juice.
- Arrange the lettuce and salad leaves in a bowl, add the cucumber and the chicken and arrange the avocado on top of the salad
- If you are using a fresh pomegranate, cut it open across its middle, then, holding the pomegranate over the salad, cut-side down, bash the skin with a rolling pin. The seeds should pop out. Sprinkle over the salad.
- Now make then dressing. Put all the dressing ingredients into an empty jam jar. Give the jar a good shake and serve the dressing with the salad, along with some crusty granary bread.