Delicious Grilled Chicken and Chickpea Salad

I have been enjoying delicious grilled chicken salads for lunch and I thought I would spruce it up, (you know everyone likes a little variety), by adding some chickpeas to it and some other deliciousness.  Oh my goodness ahhh-mazing.  I had a few peppercinis too.  I get my greens, my proteins and my energy boost.  I love eating foods that give me life and not make me sluggish.  Here’s the recipe below.  Let me know if you try it.

GRILLED CHICKEN AND CHICKPEA SALAD

Makes 1 serving.

Ingredients:

2 cups mixed salad greens

5 cherry tomatoes

sliced ½ cup sliced mushrooms

1 ⁄3 medium cucumber sliced

1/2 avocado pitted and cubed

¼ cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained

¼ cup roasted red peppers sliced

¼ cup broccoli florets

2 oz. rotisserie-cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into bite-sized pieces

1½ tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar

½ (6½-inch) whole wheat pita, cut into triangles

 Combine greens, tomatoes, mushrooms, cucumber, chickpeas, peppers, broccoli, and chicken in a large bowl; mix well.

2. Drizzle with oil and vinegar, toss gently to blend.

3. Serve with pita triangles.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 358, Fat 11 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 48 mg, Sodium 1,078 mg, Carbohydrate 40 g, Fiber 11 g, Sugar 7 g, Protein 28 g

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