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When you hear the words chicken salad, what comes to mind? If a bowl of mayo-slathered blobs of chicken is the first image you see, think again. With a mixture of crunchy veggies, protein-rich chicken, juicy grapes and a sweet-and-spicy yogurt dressing, this bowl of goodness is will keep you satisfied for hours.

Chicken Salad with Curried Yogurt Dressing

Screen Shot 2015-01-16 at 2.11.23 PMPrep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Serves: 2


  • olive oil, in a mister
  • 2 small boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 100g raw weight
  • 1 cup peeled sweet potato, diced into 3/4″ cubes
  • 2 tbsp salt-free seasoning
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 cups mixed baby greens
  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ¾ cup halved grapes
  • 2 tbsp toasted slivered almonds
  • parsley

For the dressing:

  • ½ cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • ½ tsp yellow curry powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin
  • stevia to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Scatter the sweet potatoes on one half, and lay the chicken on the other. Spritz both with olive oil and sprinkle with salt-free seasoning and black pepper.
  • Bake the chicken and sweet potato for 25 minutes, flipping the sweet potato cubes at the half way point.
  • Meanwhile, distribute the greens between 2 bowls and arrange the grapes and celery.
  • Stir together the dressing in a small container.
  • When the chicken and sweet potato has finished cooking, distribute them evenly between the two bowls.
  • Top with almonds and minced parsley. Serve with the dressing on the side.

Screen Shot 2015-01-16 at 2.11.17 PMAngela is an avid runner, fitness instructor, foodie, healthy living blogger, and health coach. Having been overweight, unhappy and insecure as a teenager, Angela took control, changed her unhealthy habits, and adopted a clean eating lifestyle that she continues to maintain today. Her goal is to support, inspire, and motivate others to improve their health and be their best. You can learn more about her on her blog, Eat-Spin-Run-Repeat.com.

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If you live in the Midwest or Northeast you are no stranger to the biting cold that can descend on us. Like many of you I love to run outside, but when the temperature drops you need to be prepared. Ensuring that you will be safe and happy during your run takes a little planning.

First it is essential that you invest in the proper running attire. Layers are the only way to go. A hat and gloves are a must, or at the very least a shirt that has finger holes. By covering your head and hands you will keep the majority of your body heat from escaping. I also think it is wise, and I did it this year, to invest in an outer layer

jacket. A jacket that is insulated and waterproof. This will help with the wind and snow. Lululemon came out with a great one this season called the ‘Draft Dodger jacket’. It even has reflective stripes! There is another one called ‘The Bundle Up jacket’, that is even heavier(my next purchase!).

Hydration is extremely important to pay attention to before and after a winter run. Your body is working overtime to keep warm and low temps can dehydrate you. Try to over hydrate the night before a run and always immediately after. This brings me to another important rule for winter running. Always have a dry layer with you. You may be sweating and warm after a run but once you stop your body temperature will drop fast. You will be wet and that is never a good combination. Ever wonder why after a marathon people are given insulated sheets regardless of the temperature? Your body temperature will drop whether its 80 degrees of 20.

I know some people reading this are thinking that running outside in 25 degree weather is crazy! But if you’re a runner nothing can really keep you inside! If you’re a runner or an outdoor athlete, please share any tips with us that use to keep warm.

Run safe, stay warm!