Strawberry & Balsamic Grilled Chicken Salad
This Strawberry & Balsamic Grilled Chicken Salad lunch is loaded with flavour and nutrition. Succulent marinated chicken breast, bacon, goats cheese, strawberries and rocket all bring a unique flavour and important nutrients.
This dish is high in vitamin B6 which has important functions, such as allowing certain enzymes to function correctly and has a role in cognitive development.
Fresh strawberries are a common and important fruit in the Mediterranean diet and due to their high content of essential nutrients and beneficial phytochemicals, they are important in human health.
Semi soft goats´ cheese another source of animal protein found in this dish. Goats cheese naturally contains calcium. A key micronutrient for bone health and development.
Rocket contains ALA (Alpha lipoic acid) which has strong antioxidant activity especially in diabetic patients. Antioxidants are used in the body to fight damaging particles in the body, known as free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells and DNA, and may contribute to the aging process.
This salad is also a rich source of Phosphorus, which plays an important role in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats. It is also needed for the body to, maintenance and repair cells and tissues.
Spinach contains compounds which help to increase vitality and overall wellness.
Pecan nuts naturally contain heart healthy fats and manganese. Manganese is an essential mineral that helps to activate powerful antioxidant enzymes, convert fats and proteins into energy, and support cartilage and bone formation.