protein power plate please....

To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.- Oscar Wilde

It's mid week... time for a yummy, healthy dinner.More protein, less carbs! That's what all the books say anyway. Well vT is here with a simple and oh so healthy protein packed meal that will blow your socks off! This recipe is a twist on a very popular dish that is bathing suit friendly. Grilled chicken salad? But not just any grilled chicken salad... one that is full of color, flavor and all kinds of goodness. Read on for the recipe...

Rosemary Grilled Chicken Salad Ingredients

6 boneless, skinless chicken tenders, rinsed
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp garlic
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 ripe avocado
1 ripe tomato
1 can black beans
12 oz fresh butter or spring mix lettuce
6 oz feta cheese
salt and pepper to taste

|1.| Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
|2.| Rinse chicken and place on baking sheet. Rub with olive oil, balsamic, garlic, lemon juice and zest, rosemary, salt and pepper.
|3.| Bake for 20 minutes until cooked all the way through.
|4.| Layer lettuce on plates. Assemble with fresh slices of avocado, rinsed black beans, tomato, feta cheese and grilled rosemary chicken. Drizzle with balsamic and olive oil and fresh cracked pepper and enjoy!

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