7 months ago
14 July, 2023
Celebrate summer with this gorgeous chicken salad with honey mustard dressing. Refreshing, sweet and savoury all at the same time! Tuck into this summer salad main meal with golden pieces of halloumi, creamy avocado, cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced red onion and fresh gem lettuce, all coated in a homemade honey mustard dressing.
If you can, use organic ingredients for this recipe. Although we are unsure whether eating organic food reduces breast cancer risk, organic food contains less pesticide residue. We know that certain pesticides are linked to breast cancer risk, so we recommend eating organic food whenever possible. Read more on pesticides here.
1 avocado (sliced)
1 gem lettuce (chopped)
Half a cucumber (diced into cubes)
Handful of cherry tomatoes (halved)
Half a red onion (sliced)
Sprinkle of walnuts
250g Halloumi (sliced)
1 fresh organic chicken breast (sliced)
Tsp of olive oil
Sprinkle of salt
Sprinkle of pepper
1.5 tbsp of organic honey
1 tbsp of whole-grain mustard
1 tbsp olive oil
Half a tsp of white vinegar
1 tsp of minced garlic
Salt to season
Avocado contains several vitamins, minerals and fibre. The type of fat in an avocado is mainly unsaturated (monounsaturated), which, when eaten instead of high-saturated-fatty foods, can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
Halloumi is also a great alternative to red meat and contributes to protein and calcium intake. There is evidence that processed meat may slightly increase breast cancer risk. Although high in calories, it is okay to eat halloumi occasionally as part of a balanced healthy diet.
Many studies suggest that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables could help reduce the risk of breast cancer. Our recipe contains tomatoes, lettuce, avocado, onions and cucumber, which all contribute to your 5-a-day.
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