Here is a great idea for a healthy meal that your whole family will enjoy!
2 (8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
2 broccoli stems
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 cups thinly sliced Brussels sprouts (from 12 medium)
2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
1/4 cup toasted walnuts or pecans
1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
Place chicken and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat, cover, and let stand 15 minutes. Drain chicken and run under cold water. Cool completely; set aside. Using 2 forks, shred into bite-size pieces; reserve.
Meanwhile, use a vegetable peeler to remove outer layer of broccoli stems; discard. Continue peeling stems into long strips. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add broccoli strips, Brussels sprouts, celery, nuts, parsley, and reserved chicken to bowl with dressing; toss. Divide among 4 shallow bowls.
Calories per serving: 309 Fat per serving: 17g Protein per serving: 31g Carbohydrate per serving: 10g
Recipe adapted from: http://www.health.com/health/recipe/0,,50400000120339,00.html
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