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In keeping with our summer theme, here’s another great recipe that’s quick to throw together, and perfect for family dinners or for social gatherings. It’s light and refreshing – perfect for those hot summer days.


  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup light mayo
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped fennel
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup spinach leaves
  • 3/4 cup roasted red peppers cut into thin strips
  • 3 oz reduced fat provolone cheese (or 4 thin slices)
  • 8 slices of whole wheat bread (sliced thinly)
  • Olive oil or nonstick cooking spray


Combine mayo, garlic, and vinegar in a bowl. Add in chicken and fennel, and stir until coated. Spoon chicken mixture over 4 slices of bread, spreading evenly. Add spinach, a few strips of red pepper, and provolone cheese. Top with the remaining slices of bread. Coat a panini griddle or medium skillet lightly with oil or nonstick cooking spray. Cook 1-2 minutes on each side or until bread is lightly toasted and cheese is melted. Cut sandwiches in half and serve!

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving size: 1 sandwich (makes 4 servings total)
  • Calories: 285
  • Fat: 12 grams
  • Carbs: 19 grams
  • Protein: 25 grams
  • Sodium: 480 mg

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