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Obesity & Eating Disorder Treatment Recipe: Chicken Salad

clean eating mayonnaise

In my experience, clients that are in treatment for obesity, bulimia, binge eating disorder, anorexia or bulimarexia are typically faced with an increased risk of inadequate nutrition. To this end, I try to provide my clients and readers nutritious and delicious recipes to enjoy both during and after their recovery journey at my outpatient treatment center in Cincinnati.

Eating healthy can be quick and easy once you get the hang of it. The key is in the planning. When you get into the habit of having the right ingredients on hand, meal preparation is a breeze, not a source of agony.

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Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 3 organic chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic pepper
  • 3 capfuls garlic juice
  • Bourbon smoked paprika
  • 20 halved Grapes (optional)
  • ½ to ⅔ cup homemade mayonnaise (recipe below)

Directions

  1. Wash 3 chicken breasts and pat them dry

  2. Heat frying pan and add ¼ cup coconut oil for every 3 breasts. Do not let the oil smoke.

  3. Add chicken breasts-dip both sides in coconut oil and then season on both sides. Brown both sides and turn heat to low. Cook no more than 7 minutes, less if chicken is done. Remove from heat and let cool.

  4. Dice celery and onion place in a mixing bowl that has a lid. Dice chicken into bite sized pieces when it cools, add to bowl. Add mayonnaise (and halved grapes). Toss and enjoy. Refrigerate.

Makes 5 servings.

Nutrition Info

Made with grapes and 1/2 cup mayo
285 calories, 20 g of fat, 23 g of protein, 4 g carbs, 1 g fiber
 
Made with grapes and 2/3 cup mayo
335 calories, 25 g fat, 23 g protein, 4 g carbs, 1 g fiber
 
Made without grapes and 1/2 cup mayo
280 calories, 20 g of fat, 23 g protein, 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber
 
Made without grapes and 2/3 cup mayo
330 calories, 25 g fat, 23 g protein, 2 g carbs, 1 g fiber

Homemade Mayonnaise

In a blender on medium, blend

6 egg yolks

Slowly add:

2 tsp mustard (dry or wet)

2 capfuls of garlic juice

2 tblsp white wine vinigar

Juice from 1 medium to large lemon

1/2 tsp each of salt, pepper

Correct for spiciness/tartness then add:

1 cup unrefined cold-pressed organic coconut oil and blend until smooth

Makes 24 servings.

Nutrition Info (per tablespoon): 95 calories, 10 g fat, 1 g protein, 0 g carbs, 0 g fiber

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