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Big Boy Protein Salad
- 1 cup cooked quinoa (healthy carbs)
- 1 can black beans (15 oz), drained and rinsed (healthy carbs, protein)
- 1 cup diced grilled chicken breast (high protein)
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 cup diced cucumber
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Juice of 1 lime
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, diced chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and cilantro.
- Squeeze the juice of one lime over the salad for a zesty kick.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Gently toss all the ingredients together until well mixed.
- Serve immediately, or refrigerate for a refreshing meal later.
Macro Nutrient Breakdown (Approximate):
- Calories: ~450
- Protein: ~40g
- Carbohydrates: ~45g
- Dietary Fiber: ~12g
- Fat: ~10g