Succulent marinated chicken breast, soft goats cheese, strawberries, pecan nuts and some crisp Irish bacon on a bed of rocket and baby spinach, all bring a unique flavour and important nutrients to this signature salad.
This dish is high in vitamin B6 which has important functions, such as allowing certain enzymes to function correctly and has a role in cognitive development.
Fresh strawberries are a common and important fruit in the Mediterranean diet and due to their high content of essential nutrients and beneficial phytochemicals, they are important in human health.
Semi soft goat's cheese is another source of animal protein found in this dish. Goats cheese naturally contains calcium. A key micronutrient for bone health and development.
Rocket contains ALA (Alpha lipoic acid) which has strong antioxidant activity especially in diabetic patients. Antioxidants are used in the body to fight damaging particles in the body, known as free radicals. Free radicals can damage cells and DNA, and may contribute to the aging process. Spinach contains compounds which help to increase vitality and overall wellness.
This salad is also a rich source of Phosphorus, which plays an important role in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats. It is also needed for the body to, maintenance and repair cells and tissues.
Pecan nuts naturally contain heart healthy fats and manganese. Manganese is an essential mineral that helps to t activate powerful antioxidant enzymes, convert fats and proteins into energy, and support cartilage and bone formation.
Chicken Breast (44%), Goats Cheese (Pasteurised Goat's Milk, Natural Sea Salt, White mould Cultures, Vegetarian Rennet) (11%), Baby Spinach (9%), Rocket (9%), Strawberries (8%), Balsamic Vinegar (Sulphites) (4%), Water (4%), Olive Oil (3%), Pecan Nuts (3%), 100% Irish Bacon Back Rasher (2%), Maple Syrup (1%), Dijon Mustard (1%)
Sulphites, Tree Nuts (Pecan Nuts), Milk, Mustard
Keep refrigerated under 5 degrees Celsius at all times and consume by the date shown. Not suitable for home freezing
Do Not Microwave. This product is ready to eat.
Do Not Oven.
High Mono Saturated FatReplacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. Oleic acid is an unsaturated fat.
High in ProteinProtein contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and muscle mass. Protein contributes to a growth in muscle mass.
Source of PotassiumPotassium contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system. Potassium also contributes to normal muscle function and the maintenance of normal blood pressure.
Source of ChlorideChloride contributes to normal digestion by production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Source of SodiumSodium contributes to the balancing of fluids in the body. Needed for muscle contractions and helps send nerve impulses.
Source of PhosphorusPhosphorus contributes to the maintenance of normal bones and teeth. Phosphorus contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.
Source of SeleniumSelenium contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress, normal immune system and thyroid function and Selenium contributes to the maintenance of normal nails and hair.
Source of NiacinNiacin contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, normal functioning of the nervous system and reduction of tiredness and fatigue.
Source of Pantothenic AcidPantothenic acid contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism, the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and normal mental performance.
Source of FolateFolate contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy and normal homocysteine metabolism, normal function of the immune system and reduction of tiredness and fatigue.