The Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad is High in Protein and Fiber

By: Katherine Pendrill - May 23, 2016
References: wendys & brandeating
In an effort to cater to health-concious consumers, Wendy's is adding a nutritious new dish called the Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad to its menu. Not only will the salad offer a lighter alternative to the chain's burgers and side dishes, but it will also serve as a nutritious choice for those looking to up their protein intake.

The Power Mediterranean Chicken Salad is a healthy dish that deviates from traditional fast food fare. Instead of a mixture of lettuce and fresh vegetables, the salad features a hearty blend of quinoa, chickpeas and white beans for a unique flavor profile. These ingredients are accompanied by lettuce, spring mix, grape tomatoes, grilled chicken, fire-roasted bell peppers, crumbled feta and hummus. In total, the full-sized version of the salad features 40 grams of protein. The dish is also lower in calories and higher in fiber than the chain's other salad offerings, making it one of the healthiest menu items to date.