8 Minute Meals: Mediterranean Power PLAYte

(WTNH)- Chef Angela Baldanza whips up a healthy meal filled with protein and vegetables. It also has a vegetarian option.


Mediterranean Power PLAYte

3 c of zucchini spaghetti

2 large rainbow carrots cut in thin slices on the bias

1 watermelon radish cut in 1/2 and thinly sliced

1/2 of a red onion sliced thin

1 cup of cherry tomato sliced in 1/2

2 chicken breasts shredded by hand or sliced in long strips

1/4 c of extra Virgin olive oil

1 lemon juiced

Salt and pepper to taste



Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. whisk Separately The olive oil and lemon juice until combined. Add to the ingredients and toss until all are coated. Add salt and pepper to taste and top with Hummus.


Vegetarian Power PLAYte


1 head of rainbow Swiss chard chopped into 1″ pieces

1/2c of red onion diced

1 cup of cooked red Quinoa

1large rainbow carrot cut on the bias

1 cup of portobello or cremini mushrooms  sliced thin

2 poached or hard boiled eggs

Salt and pepper


Prepare quinoa according to directions on box. Sauté the rainbow Swiss chard for 3 min in olive oil and onion do not over cook.

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss. Top with the eggs of choice

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