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Make lunch pure perfection with a Cranberry Kale Salad paired with Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin® Chicken Melts. This is a sponsored post; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.
We are just about 7 weeks into this wellness journey that my husband and I are on. I prefer to say ‘wellness’ over ‘diet’ because it isn’t a diet, it is basically changing the way we eat so that we are doing better health wise overall. One thing that has been a struggle particularly for my husband is lunch time. He is always on the road, so he needs a simple lunch that is easy to eat quickly and on the go. One of his favorites are Sandwich Bros. of Wisconsin® Chicken Melts; however, I like to be sure he’s pairing it with a great superfood to get a complete meal for lunch. I love to pair these with a Cranberry Kale Salad to make a complete meal.
Of course, these sandwiches can also be served as simply a snack especially after school for the kids, but when combined with additional vegetables, they make a great meal too. They are frozen food but they are a better-for-you sandwich option that has the lowest carb ratio. They are flatbreads stuffed with premium proteins such as 100% Angus Beef, all-white meat chicken, all-natural sausage, and of course REAL cheese. I love that they are full of protein, which helps my husband stay on point throughout the day and alert while driving too.
Now, of course a superfood just adds to the benefits when combined with the sandwich. I have a bit of a kale fetish and have really enjoyed the pairing of cranberries with kale. I decided to make this simple Cranberry Kale Salad with a homemade Poppyseed Dressing. It’s so delicious and one of those sides I can eat every single day of the week. I’m not going to confirm or deny that I actually do that, but I might. I’ve really tried to be sure that I always have a vegetable with lunch and a protein, so this is a great option. Of course, you can also add extras to the salad too if you prefer as well. I like to top it with some nuts too, which just gives another little boost of protein.
Do you have certain go-to meals for lunch? What suggestions do you have? I’d love to hear them.
Now, let’s get out the door with a delicious Chicken Melt and this Cranberry Kale Salad.
Be sure to grab a COUPON right now, before you head to the store. They can be found at many stores including Kroger, Coscto, Sam’s Club, and more. If you are local to the Oklahoma area, I buy ours at Reasors.
- 1 Bunch Kale
- Olive Oil Spray
- 1 Cup Dried Cranberries
- Toppings, Pecans, Almonds, Granola
- 3 Tbsp Sugar
- 3 Tbsp Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
- 2 Tbsp Fat-Free Milk
- 1 Tbsp Poppy Seeds
- 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar
- Tear kale into bite-size pieces and place in a bowl, spray with the olive oil spray just to lightly coat it.
- Add in the cranberries and toppings of your choice.
- Combine the dressing ingredients in a separate bowl, whisk well and serve topped over the salad.
- Store dressing in the fridge up to a week, be sure to stir again before using.