Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Buffalo Chicken Salad

Came across this recipe on the Diabetic Living Online website (http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/) and it sounded too good not to pass along! This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week - Buffalo Chicken Salad. Buffalo Chicken pieces along with Wing Sauce and Blue Cheese all in a Romaine Lettuce Salad, told you too good! You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Living Online website, home of Diabetic Friendly recipes!

Buffalo Chicken Salad

When you're craving the heat, take a bite of this spicy Buffalo chicken salad topped with creamy blue cheese crumbles -- without the worry of excess calories and fat.


 1/2 of a heart of romaine, sliced
 3/4 cup coarsely chopped cooked chicken breast
 2 tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce,* such as Wing Time® brand
 1 21 - gram wedge light blue cheese, such as Laughing Cow® brand, crumbled
 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
 1 tablespoon bottled fat-free blue cheese salad dressing
 1 teaspoon fat-free milk
 1 stalk celery, cut into 4 sticks

 Arrange romaine on a plate or in a bowl. In a small microwave-safe bowl combine chopped chicken and wing sauce. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 40 to 50 seconds or until heated through. Spoon chicken mixture over romaine. Top with crumbled cheese and pepper. In a small bowl combine salad dressing and milk; drizzle over salad. Serve with celery sticks.

*Test Kitchen Tip: Read the nutritional facts on the labels of the Buffalo wing sauces available at your grocery store and choose the sauce that's lowest in sodium.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 1
PER SERVING: 297 cal., 10 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 99 mg chol., 596 mg sodium, 13 g carb. (3 g fiber, 4 g sugars), 37 g pro.


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