Quinoa Salad w Chicken

This looks like a little, light salad but with the Quinoa, Chicken, and Chick Peas it packs a protein punch. Perfect for after a morning workout! Top it with your favorite dressing and you have a lunch dish that will satisfy both your palate and your tummy.
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Prep Time 4 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes
Course Lunch
Servings 1
Calories 423 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Lettuce
  • 1/3 Cup Peppers
  • 1/3 Cup Quinoa
  • 1/3 Cup Chickpeas
  • 1/4 Cup Celery
  • 3 Ounces Pre-cooked Chicken
  • 1/4 Cup Carrot

Instructions
 

  • Wash and dry your lettuce, peppers, and celery
  • Slice the peppers
  • Chop the celery
  • Place the lettuce into your bowl as the base
  • Add the peppers
  • Add the pre-cooked quinoa
  • Add the celery
  • Add the Chick Peas
  • Add the precooked chicken
  • Add chopped carrots
  • Top with your favorite dressing
  • Enjoy

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Notes

Salad dressing is not calculated in nutritional information. 
We used pre- cooked shredded chicken from the InstantPot- you may use any precooked chicken you prefer. If you are using fried, or glazed chicken you will increase the calories.

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 22gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 86mgPotassium: 912mgFiber: 11gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 6084IUVitamin C: 46mgCalcium: 96mgIron: 5mg
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