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Chef Cat Whips Up Good Groceries And Good Nutrition

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Chef Cat is a spokesperson for Sara Lee, and she has come up with a few healthy recipes for National Nutrition Month.

Open Face Ham and Pear Sandwich

Prep Time:   10 minutes                                               
Makes: 1 serving

1      slice whole wheat bread, toasted
1      tablespoon raspberry preserves
1/4   teaspoon dried rosemary
1/4   cup arugula
2      ounces sliced-to-order Sara Lee® Premium Lower Sodium Honey Ham
3-4   pear slices
1      tablespoon blue cheese crumbles
1      tablespoon chopped toasted pecans


1. Spread bread with raspberry preserves; sprinkle with rosemary. Top with arugula, ham and pear slices.
2. Sprinkle with blue cheese and pecans. Serve immediately.

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad

Prep Time:   20 minutes                                           
Makes: 4 servings (about 2-1/2 cups each)

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette:
1/4   cup fresh lime juice
1      tablespoon canola oil
1/4   teaspoon ground cumin
1/8   teaspoon ground red pepper
8     cups fresh baby mixed salad greens
1     cup frozen corn, cooked, drained
2     medium tomatoes, seeded, chopped
1/2  cup black beans, rinsed, drained
1/2   lb. piece sliced-to-order Sara Lee® Lower Sodium Oven Roasted Chicken Breast, cut into thin strips
2     corn tortilla, cut into 1-inch strips
        Cooking spray
1/4   cup reduced fat Mexican cheese blend


1. For dressing: Combine lime juice, oil, cumin and red pepper; mix lightly. Set aside.
2. For salad: Combine salad greens, corn, tomato, black beans, green onion and chicken; toss lightly.
3. Spray small fry pan with cooking spray. Cook and stir tortilla strips over medium heat until crispy.
4. Toss salad with dressing; sprinkle with cheese and tortilla strips, before serving.

Spicy Turkey Wrap

Prep Time:   10 minutes                                           
Makes: 1 serving

1      7-8" whole wheat flour tortilla
2      tablespoons fresh mashed avocado
1      teaspoon lime juice
2      ounces thinly sliced of sliced-to-order Sara Lee® Premium Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
1/4   cup shredded lettuce
2      tablespoons chopped tomato
1      teaspoon chopped fresh jalapeno pepper
2      tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)


1.  Spread tortilla with avocado combined with lime juice.
2.  Fill with remaining ingredients; roll up and serve immediately.



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