LEMON-HERB CHICKEN SALAD

LEMON-HERB CHICKEN SALAD

LEMON-HERB CHICKEN SALAD - healthy-dietServings: 4 servings
Time: 10-15 minutes

Ingredients:

2 cups diced Lemon-Herb poached chicken*
1/3 cup finely chopped celery
1/3 cup thinly sliced scallions
1 1/2Tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried
1/2 to 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill or chives or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried
1/3 cup nonfat or light sour cream
1/3 cup nonfat or light mayonnaise

Directions:

Place the chicken, celery, scallions, and herbs in a medium bowl, and toss to mix. Add the sour cream and mayonnaise and stir to mix well. Serve over a bed of fresh salad greens or use as a sandwich filling. *You can use the Chicken Florentine recipe

HEARTY LENTIL SOUP

HEARTY LENTIL SOUP

Hearty-Lentil-Soup-healthy-fodd-recipe

Servings: 6 1/2 Cups
Time: 1 Hour 30 minutes

Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups dried brown lentils (about 8 ounces)
1 medium yellow onion, cut into thin wedges
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons crushed garlic
3 bay leaves
4 1/2 cups water or unsalted vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes with green pepper, celery, and onion, crushed and not drained

Directions:

Place the lentils, onion, olive oil, garlic, bay leaves, water or broth, salt, and pepper in a 4-quart pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer. Cover and cook for 35 minutes, until the lentils are tender. Add the tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook and cover for about 40 minutes more or until the lentils are soft and the liquid is thick. Add a little more water if needed during cooking. If desired, drizzle each serving with a little red wine vinegar and olive oil.