Broccoli Beet-Tastic Chicken Salad

Oh leftovers, how I love you.

Today my lunch included pulled chicken leftover from last night’s dinner.

I was going to make a simple chicken salad sandwich, but I decided to add a little oomph with fresh veggies.

I bring you broccoli beet-tastic chicken salad!

Revitalized Chicken Salad

Beet-Tastic

My salad included:

  • 3 oz. shredded chicken breast
  • 100 grams broccoli
  • 2 tbsp. Miracle Whip Light
  • 1.5 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 50 grams canned beets
  • 50 grams sweet corn

I shook it up to cover the chicken and veggies in the “dressing.”

Broccoli + Beets + Corn + Chicken

Hump Day Lunch

For dessert I had banana yogurt pudding which I made by stirring a large spoonful of instant banana pudding mix into a cup of Greek yogurt.

Banana Yogurt Pudding

If you haven’t tried yogurt pudding yet, you must. It’s so thick and creamy and reminds me of custard.

More Tips for Gettin’ Him to the Gym

You guys had some great ideas for getting your partner to the gym, so I wanted to share a few more straight from you!

  • Encourage your guy to workout with his friends. Many guys enjoy playing sports with their buddies and thrive on competition.
  • Continue with your own dedication to fitness. It may take some time to rub off on your partner.
  • Take your guy to a group exercise class that you’ve scoped out beforehand. This way you can see whether or not there are other guys in the class and make sure that the music isn’t too girly so he won’t feel like he’s in a girly class.
  • Don’t make the gym the only option. Exercise can occur outside, in the home or with a friend.
  • Offer to create a workout plan for him. Some people are intimidated by working out and don’t know where to begin or what exercises to do.

Thank you to Angela, Tina, Natalie and Tess for the above ideas!

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Old Standby

Lunch today was the old standby: a ham ‘n’ swiss sandwich.

Ham + Swiss Bagelwich

Thursday's Lunch

I melted a slice of Alpine Lace Swiss cheese on a whole wheat Thomas’ bagel thin before adding honey roasted ham and romaine lettuce to the mix.

Open-Faced Sandwich

On the side I enjoyed beets and carrot sticks. An odd combination, I’ll admit, but it was tasty!

Beets & Carrots

Tomorrow’s Lunch Plans

Tomorrow I’m hoping to meet up with Ryan for a hot lunch date.

We’re debating between the following lunch hot-spots:

Where should we go?

Right now I’m really craving Chipotle… but that restaurant is the farthest from my work. It may be a game time decision. Feel free to weigh in and offer menu suggestions!