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.

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.
Source: EatingWell.com, December 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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.

Tips

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

330.4 calories; protein 22.7g 45% DV; carbohydrates 13.6g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 9.1g; fat 21.6g 33% DV; saturated fat 3.9g 19% DV; cholesterol 55mg 18% DV; vitamin a iu 2262.1IU 45% DV; vitamin c 27mg 45% DV; calcium 100.7mg 10% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; potassium 47.1mg 1% DV; sodium 492.5mg 20% DV; added sugar 5g.