Fruit typology. Photography by Natalie Thomsen.
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Research abounds regarding the benefits of monounsaturated fat. Other studies are showing that the potent phytochemicals (those substances in plants that may have health benefits for people) in olive oil — specifically, a group called phenolic compounds — appear to promote good health.
Healthy Salad with Chicken and Asparagus
I had some left-overs in my fridge, put them together and ended up with this yummy and very filling dinner.
(1 portion = 300 calories)
Ingredients: (1 portion)
- 150g Chicken Breast
- 1 tbso Flour
- Herbs, Pepper
- 1 tsp Olive Oil
- 2 cups Water
- Iceberg Lettuce (chopped)
- 5 spears Asparagus (cut in small pieces)
- 150g Frozen Spinach
- 1/8 Red Onion (chopped)
- Clean chicken breast, season with herbs and pepper, and lightly cover in flour.
- Heat up a pan with olive oil and water. Turn the heat down to medium-low. Put chicken in. Sear for a minute and turn over. Cover with lid and cook for 10 minutes. Do NOT open to peek in!
- After 10 minutes, turn chicken over again, put the lid back on and cook for another 5 minutes. Do not peek in.
- Add onion and asparagus to the pan with chicken. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile warm up spinach in a microwave and place lettuce on a plate.
- Mix spinach with onion and place nest to lettuce together with asparagus. Drizzle lettuce with a healthy salad sauce of your choice (I made my spicy tomato sauce), top with chicken and enjoy!