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Mediterranean Chicken Pita Sandwich

Serves 1

The healthfulness of Mediterranean cuisine has been repeatedly validated in scientific studies and this pita pocket deliciously taps into the best of this winning style of eating. It features appetite-quieting lean protein, a tasty bouquet of fresh superstar veggies, a generous serving of whole grains and a yummy sauce that is 100% guilt free.


  • 3-4 ounces of shredded or chopped chicken breast (pre-packaged strips or rotisserie chicken are easiest)

  • 1/4 cup of canned, sliced black olives

  • 1/4 cup of canned, chopped artichoke hearts

  • 1 large handful of baby spinach leaves

  • 2 tbsp prepared tzatsziki sauce (Greek cucumber sauce available in most grocers)

  • 1/4 cup of crumbled goat or feta cheese

  • Several diced cherry or grape tomatoes

    1 100% whole wheat pita pocket


Combine the first seven ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Slice off the top edge of the pita pocket and carefully open it up. Stuff the mixed ingredients into the pita. Wrap it tightly in foil if you are packing your lunch.

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