Wendy’s Has a Delicious Mix of Berries, Almonds and Chicken that’s Well-Suited for Summer!

May 31, 2011 11 Comments »

 

I love fruit but normally don’t like my fruit with my veggies. It’s kinda like when some kids get squeamish when their peas touch their mash potatoes on a plate. Go figure. It all goes down the same pipe. And let’s get one thing clear, I HATE iced tea. Never, ever drink it. (Well, at least I thought I hated it.) However, Wendy’s and its new Berry Almond Chicken salad paired with a delicious wild berry iced tea, has taught an old-school girl like me to never say never again!

This past weekend, I met up with a great group of blogging mamas and their kids to try Wendy’s Berry Almond Chicken Salad which featured fresh, tangy, plump blueberries; fresh California strawberries; California almonds roasted with sea salt; shaved Asiago cheese; and a warm grilled chicken breast. Topping it off was some delicious yet fat-free raspberry vinaigrette dressing, including the nutrient-rich juice of the acai berry.

This salad was yummy and refreshing on a hot steamy summer day. It was very good. It totally makes sense to top some delicious berries onto a salad bed with a sweet raspberry dressing. This is the kind of salad that would make your kids totally love to eat their greens. And when I saw a picture of a cold tall glass of wild berry iced tea, my mouth really started salivating. My first thought was “no, I don’t like tea.” Then I thought I’d give it a try. With the mix of wild berries, I knew it would likely be a winner. And it really was. The tea was very delicious. Sweet and flavorful. I could drink it all day every day.

And check this: I not only drank it but I went back and got a second wild berry iced tea drink before I left! And EVEN MORE, that same night I left my house drove 20 minutes to my nearest Wendy’s around 10 p.m. and ordered two Berry Almond Chicken salads for me and my husband and two more teas! I just couldn’t get enough.

I am truly delighted with Wendy’s Berry Almond Chicken salad and it’s a refreshing choice for me, and works right into my diet plan. Speaking of diets and calories, a full-sized Berry Almond Chicken Salad boasts a complete, one-cup serving of fruit.

I recommend this sweet, refreshing salad to keep you cool this summer and tickle your belly with some healthy bits of berries. Go to your nearest Wendy’s today. You won’t be disappointed. And if you would like to try Wendy’s new summer berry mix I’d like to give you a $25 giftcard to go wild! To enter the giveaway leave a comment below telling me what you LOVE about Wendy’s! And please be sure to leave your email address so I willl know how to contact you! You will automatically be entered for a chance to win the giftcard and the winner will be announced on Friday June 3rd! Good luck!

(Disclosure: I was compensated by Wendy’s in conjunction with The Motherhood but my opinions are solely my own.)

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11 Comments

  1. Mami2jcn May 31, 2011 at 2:37 pm -

    I love the Frosty at Wendy's! I also love the fact that they offer chili, baked potato, or salad as side item options for those who don't want fries.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  2. SECRET AGENT MAMA May 31, 2011 at 5:24 pm -

    Loved seeing you on Saturday!

  3. AubreyLaine May 31, 2011 at 9:12 pm -

    I love Wendy's Spicy Chicken Sandwiches
    littlegray88 at yahoo dot com

  4. renita May 31, 2011 at 9:24 pm -

    I love Wendy's strawberry milkshake they aré the Near with bbq bonless chicken and fries. I.wouldnt mind trying there new salad. Geddes85@MSN.com

  5. renita May 31, 2011 at 9:26 pm -

    I .love Wendy's strawberry milkshake and bbq bonelesss wings. I wouldnt mind trying there new salad. Geddes85@MSN.com

  6. BEFFY! May 31, 2011 at 10:25 pm -

    I love Wendy's sea salt fries and a frosty…the perfect summer snack! Thanks for the giveaway!
    footsoul1979 at hotmail dot com

  7. Eve June 1, 2011 at 4:34 am -

    I LOVE their Baja salad

    shopgurl101 @ gmail.com

  8. humanecats June 1, 2011 at 1:27 pm -

    My favorite item is the fries, but what I like about Wendy's is that they have some healthier alternatives.

    humanecats at gmail dot com

  9. JC June 1, 2011 at 9:53 pm -

    Wendy's Frosty is the best.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  10. Kristen June 3, 2011 at 3:55 am -

    I like the Broccoli & Cheese Potato.

  11. Kia Morgan Smith June 3, 2011 at 8:46 pm -

    THE WINNER IS HUMANECATS! Congratulations Humane Cats! Enjoy! I will email you to get your address to send the card to you! Thanks everyone for participating!!