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Nancy Oakes lost more than 20 pounds, in part by eating two to three appetizers instead of one large entrée. To satiate cravings, she picks foods high in heatlhy monosaturated fat, like avocados. Plus, she says, "I brush my teeth a lot because nothing tastes good afterward." Terrific Green Salads

Nancy Oakes
July 2005

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, puree the avocado with the buttermilk, parsley, mayonnaise, sour cream, chives, tarragon, anchovy and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the Champagne vinegar. Scrape the dressing into a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the chopped chicken breast and toss to coat.

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  • In another bowl, whisk the olive oil with the remaining 2 teaspoons of Champagne vinegar. Stir in the diced cucumbers and tomato and season with salt and pepper.

  • Mound the baby arugula on plates. Pile the chicken salad on the arugula. Spoon the cucumber and tomato salad alongside and serve right away.

Notes

One Serving 374 cal, 17 gm total fat, 3.0 gm saturated fat, 11 gm carb, 4 gm fiber.

Where to Find Nancy Oakes Boulevard, 1 Mission St., San Francisco; 415-543-6084.

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