Big Boy Protein Salad

Looking to elevate your summer nutrition game with a delicious and protein-packed meal? Say hello to the Big Boy Protein Salad!

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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


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, black beans, diced chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, and cilantro.
  2. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the salad for a zesty kick.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Gently toss all the ingredients together until well mixed.
  5. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for a refreshing meal later.

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (Approximate):

  • Calories: ~450
  • Protein: ~40g
  • Carbohydrates: ~45g
  • Dietary Fiber: ~12g
  • Fat: ~10g

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