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Strawberry, pistachio, feta and chicken salad with orange poppy seed dressing and a strawberry smoothie

Fri, 8 June 2018

Strawberry, pistachio, feta and chicken salad with orange poppy seed dressing and a strawberry smoothie

Strawberry, pistachio, Feta and chicken salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing

Serves 4

Ingredients:

                150g rocket

                150g strawberries, hulled and sliced

                60g Feta

                60g pistachios, roughly chopped

                100g cooked chicken breast, torn

For the dressing:

                60ml olive oil

                1 tbsp lemon juice

                1 tbsp orange juice

                2 tsp Dijon mustard

                1 tbsp honey

                2 tsp poppy seeds

                Salt and black pepper

Preparation

1              Add all of the dressing ingredients to a screw-top jar. Seal the lid and shake well until combined.

2              Layer the rocket, strawberries, Feta, pistachios and chicken in a large lunchbox.

3              Drizzle over enough of the dressing to coat, then close the lunchbox and shake to combine. Open the lunchbox and dig in. 

 

Per Serving 332kcals, 27.2g fat (5.6g saturated), 14.2g carbs, 9.2g sugars, 13g protein, 3.1g fibre, 0.306g sodium

 

Strawberry Smoothie

Serves 2

Ingredients

                6 strawberries

                16 raspberries

                12 blueberries

                40g porridge oats (optional)

                100ml low-fat natural yoghurt

                50ml apple juice

Preparation

                Rinse the strawberries, raspberries and blueberries with water

                Blend all fruit in a food processor with the yoghurt and apple juice

                Add in the porridge (optional) and blend again until thick, creamy and smooth

 

Serving Suggestions

Pour the smoothie into two glasses, decorate with a sliced strawberry, add a paper straw and enjoy!

 

Tip

Freeze your own fresh, best in season berries before blitzing for a refreshingly sweet take on this classic recipe!

 

Remember:

No matter how many smoothies you consume in a day, they only contribute to 1 of your 7-a-day. Smoothies fall into the same category as fruit juices so in total you should have no more than 150ml of fruit juice or smoothies in a day.

 

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