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

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Apr. 12, 2016

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: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 959Calories from Fat 602

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 694 mg28.92%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet