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Heart Healthy Recipes

Summertime Chicken Salad

3 ½ Tbsp. Mayonnaise, lite    
4 oz. can Mandarin Oranges   
3 ½ Tbsp. Yogurt, Plain low fat   
2 ½ Tbsp. Raisins, seedless
½ cup Celery, diced small    
12 oz. Cooked Chicken, cubed   
1 Tbsp. Scallions, fresh, sliced thin   
1 Tbsp. Dried Cranberries    
2 Tbsp. Almonds, sliced    
Dash (to taste) Tarragon Leaf
Dash (to taste) Basil Leaves
Dash (to taste) Garlic, granulated
Dash (to taste) Salt
Dash (to taste) Black Pepper

Drain orange segments and set aside.  Chop or dice cooked chicken into bite sized pieces – set aside.  In a bowl, combine lite mayonnaise, low fat yogurt, salt, pepper, garlic, tarragon leaves, scallions and celery.  Add chicken, almonds, cranberries, raisins and continue to mix.  Add mandarin oranges and carefully mix.  Chill and serve.  (Makes 4 servings)

Nutrient analysis:
Calories: 185
Protein: 19 grams
Carbohydrate: 10 grams
Fat: 8 grams
Sodium: 191 mgs

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