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3 Keys to Self Forgiveness and a forgiving recipe for Fruity Chicken Pasta Salad

This week it's all about self forgiveness in the Casa de Kitchen Witch. Pull up a chair, grab a cup of tea (or wine) and settle in as I make a magically delicious recipe for fruity chicken pasta salad and share some hard won wisdom about the importance of self forgiveness and how to achieve it.
  Bacon strips 5 , cooked crisp and crumbled
  Slivered almonds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), toasted
  Boneless skinless chicken breast 2 , grilled
  Green onion 4 , sliced
  Celery stalks 2 , diced
  Mandarin orange 1 Can (10 oz)
  Rotini noodles 16 Ounce
For dressing
  Mayonnaise 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fruit flavored yogurt 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon


1. Prepare your vegetables, bacon, and almonds. Set aside.

2. Meanwhile, boil the rotini noodles in well salted water just until al dente (app 7-8 minutes)As soon as they are al dente, drain and place into a large bowl of cold ice water to halt the cooking process.

3. Add the bacon, onions, almonds, chicken, celery, and mandarins and stir.

4. In another large bowl, mix together your dressing.


5. Pour the dressing over pasta mixing well. Serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 959 Calories from Fat 602

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g103.9%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.1 mg29.4%

Sodium 694.5 mg28.9%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 28 g55.7%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 28.9%

Calcium 5% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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