Lean Cuisine Salad Additions Review
“Dress up your lettuce with warm grilled chicken and veggies, cool dressings and ooh-la-la crunchy toppings! New, in the frozen aisle.” That’s what I read on the new Lean Cuisine Salad Additions and I thought- PERFECT!!
Being on a healthy lifestyle journey and constantly being on the go, sometimes it’s hard to keep all the appropriate foods prepared and have time for exercise. Salads are usually a great go to meal for me, but I don’t always have time to grill or bake chicken or cut up all of my veggie toppings. Even when I do have time, it can become boring! Lean Cuisine is offering a new solution. Salad additions. Easy enough, right?
I love that the folks at Lean Cuisine are constantly adding to their product line with tasty innovative meal ideas. I decided to try the Lean Cuisine Salad Additions Cranberry Chicken. The salad combinations are customizable and prepared in a steam pouch. “Just BYOL—Bring Your Own Lettuce—and we’ll dress it up,” according to Lean Cuisine. I microwaved the chicken and veggies and I put my salad dressing pouch in a cup of warm water.
A couple of minutes later- viola! The chicken and veggies portion was more than enough. I actually only ate half of the combo because it was so late in the evening, and I was very satisfied. I enjoyed the sweetness of the Raspberry Cabernet Vinaigrette which is a dressing I use often when creating my own salads. The special treat I enjoyed the most were the crunchy sesame sticks as they brought a different texture into my salad. Unfortunately I only bought the one salad addition to try out and now I wish I’d bought more. I’m excited to taste the other flavors but I already know that the Cranberry Chicken is definitely going to be my fav!
The salad additions are available in four varieties, Lean Cuisine Salad Additions feature premium ingredients such as grilled white meat chicken, crisp vegetables, culinary-inspired dressings and crunchy toppings.
• Asian-Style Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette: Grilled white meat chicken, edamame, pineapple, broccoli and yellow and orange carrots with crispy noodles. Pair with Fresh Express Romaine Lettuce;
• Southwest-Style Chicken Salad with Chipotle Ranch Dressing: Grilled white meat chicken, black beans, sweet corn, roasted red peppers and poblano peppers with crispy tortilla strips. Pair with Fresh Express Romaine Lettuce;
• Cranberry & Chicken Salad with Raspberry Cabernet Vinaigrette: Grilled white meat chicken, dried cranberries, broccoli, red onions, yellow carrots and a blend of whole grains with crunchy sesame sticks. Pair with Fresh Express Sweet Butter Lettuce; and
• Bistro Chicken Salad with Sweet & Tangy Vinaigrette with Bacon: Grilled white meat chicken, asparagus, yellow carrots and red peppers with crispy onion straws. Pair with Fresh Express Baby Spinach.
5 out of 5 stars