Mar 272012

blueberry saladBerries make a great addition to salads. This recipe is for a delicious and nutritious Fresh Blueberry Chicken Salad.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Almonds Ingredients
2 whole cooked chicken breasts
1/2 cup red onion chopped
1 T rice wine or flavored raspberry vinegar (optional)
1/2 cup minced green onion
1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise
4 tablespoons plain yogurt
1/4 cup sweet mustard
1/4 cup toasted almonds
Salt and Pepper to taste
Assorted salad greens—arugula or a nice spring mix works beautifully with this recipe

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Almonds Method
Dice chicken breasts and place in mixing bowl. Sprinkle red onion with vinegar; toss into bowl.
Add green onion, parsley, cranberries and blueberries; fold gently to mix.
In small mixing bowl, add mayonnaise, yogurt and sweet mustard. Blend well; fold dressing into salad. Spoon on top of greens and garnish with toasted Almonds.

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