Everything you need (just 4 ingredients!) to prepare a week's worth of healthy, low-carb lunches can be found at your neighborhood grocery store. A bag of prechopped red and green cabbage serves as the crunchy low-carb base in these chicken salad bowls, which only require 10 minutes to assemble. Top with sesame-flavored almonds and a sesame dressing and you have one irresistible lunch you'll look forward to all week. Shopping at Trader Joe's? See Tip (below) for our product recommendations. Source: EatingWell.com, December 2019

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cut chicken strips into bite-size pieces; set aside.

  • Measure 2 tablespoons dressing into each of 4 small lidded containers and refrigerate.

  • Divide coleslaw mix among 4 single-serving lidded containers. Top each with one-fourth of the chicken and 2 tablespoons almonds.

  • Seal the containers and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Toss with dressing just before serving.


Tip: If you shop at Trader Joe's, use these products to make this recipe: Grilled Seasoned White Meat Chicken Strips, Organic Toasted Sesame Dressing and Sesame Honey Almonds.

To make ahead: Refrigerate dressing and salad separately for up to 4 days. Top salad with dressing just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

330 calories; 21.6 g total fat; 3.9 g saturated fat; 55 mg cholesterol; 493 mg sodium. 47 mg potassium; 13.6 g carbohydrates; 2.3 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 22.7 g protein; 2262 IU vitamin a iu; 27 mg vitamin c; 101 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 5 g added sugar;