Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Curried Chicken Nirvana Salad

Curried Chicken Nirvana Salad

1 chicken breast, chopped

1/2 apple chopped

slice of red onion chopped

1 T raisins

1T walnuts, chopped

1/2 avocado cubed

~1t curry powder

~1T white wine vinegar

pinch of cumin

pinch of salt

Mix all ingredients, shake, and experience nirvana!

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Health benefits of my salad are tremendous ad include:

chicken - chock full of protein, which helps build muscle which helps burn fat

apple - has quercetin (antioxidant) and loaded with fiber to keep you full

onion - also has quercetin

raisins - red ones have resveratrol which is great for your ticker, is a natural antioxidant, and has been linked to longevity as well

walnuts - has healthy fats (MUFAs) as well as omega-3s that are great for your heart and may help improve mood

avocado - chock full of healthy fats to keep you full (MUFAs)

curry- helps protect against cancer and inflammation

vinegar - studies have shown that vinegar helps rev metabolism...and everyone could use a boost everyone now and again

cumin - various health benefits for disease-prevention

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