Curried Chicken
Curried Chicken

Curried Chicken & Mango Salad

Losing weight doesn’t have to be boring if you focus on bright Curried Chicken & Mango Salad, colorful meals. What does this imply? Simply by ensuring that your plate reflects a selection of colors, you’ll naturally create more balanced and healthful menus. Not everyone gets the time or even the patience to count calories, but assessing the colors on your plate is one thing anyone can do – plus it only takes a moment!

Why is color important? Many fatty and caloric foods, including dairy products and starchy carbs, are beige or brown. When you’ll find too many of these drab colors on your plate, excess weight is almost certain.

Mango Salad
Mango Salad

That’s since these beige foods often are full of calories and will leave you feeling hungry later. A cup of beige or brown beans could be over 200 calories….but a glass of red or greens is within hundred! Add fresh greens, deep purple-reds, and bright yellow-orange into a meal, and water the nutrient content increase, while calories drop! Plus, you’re going to get more enjoyment from eating when you will find there’s variety of colors and flavors on the plate.

Ingredients: Curried Chicken & Mango Salad
3/4 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups cooked chicken, cut into small pieces
1 cup peeled and cubed mango

Directions: Curried Chicken & Mango Salad
Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl and stir well. Add chicken and mango and toss gently to coat. Arrange dark green lettuce leaves around a serving bowl and spoon mixture into a bowl.

For extra crunch, serve which has a side dish of red and green bell pepper, romaine lettuce, chopped celery, and cucumber.

Makes 4 Servings Curried Chicken & Mango Salad

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving of Curried Chicken:
Calories: 218
Total fat: 3 grams
Saturated fat: 1 gram
Cholesterol: 73 mg
Sodium: 170 mg
Carbohydrate: 17 grams
Protein: 30 grams
Dietary fiber: 1 gram