Citrus Chicken Salad

8 cups baby spinach leaves
3 cups chopped cooked chicken (start with 1 lb. uncooked)
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin orange segments (drained)
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup real bacon bits
1/4 cup low-calorie vinaigrette of your choice
1/4 cup pecan pieces

Toss first five ingredients together in a large bowl. Add dressing and pecans just before serving.

Four 2-1⁄2 cup servings: 300 calories, 34 grams protein

Modified from Food and Family

*Recipe courtesy of the St. Vincent Healthcare Weight Management Clinic Cookbook, available for $10 - call 237-4580.

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