This Chicken Waldorf Salad is fresh, delicious and full of nutrients, perfect for those in need of a healthy lunch option on the go.
This classic salad has a bit of a twist with added protein from the grilled chicken, apple to give it an extra crunch and heart healthy fats from the walnuts and avocado.
Chicken is a great source of high-quality, lean, low-fat protein that is packed full of essential vitamins and minerals. The protein in chicken is great for muscle growth and development. Chicken is an excellent source of selenium, a trace mineral shown to fight cancer. The B vitamins, B6 and B3, are found in significant quantities in chicken helping to support a healthy immune system, central nervous system and have cholesterol lowering effects.
The apples provides a sweet taste and crunchy texture to this salad so you can satisfy your sweet tooth while also getting many essential vitamins and minerals. They are rich in vitamins C, k and B6 as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium. They are an excellent source of dietary fibre important for good digestive health.
The walnuts and avocado not only provide a creaminess and crunch to this salad but they are both a great source of essential omega-3 fatty acids important for maintaining a healthy heart.
The macronutrient profile of this lunch is 16g carbohydrates, 49g protein and 27g fat all in a perfectly portioned 500 calorie meal. The high protein content makes this meal perfect for those looking to build muscle, lose weight or generally choose a healthier lunch option.