Chicken, SP Wedges, Halloumi & Beetroot Tarator

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Calories: 1152 kcal (or 701kcal)

Macros: 67g Protein, 95g Carb & 57g Fat


I’m greek – if I don’t like Halloumi there’s a problem. Same for our condiments of Tara, Hummus and Tzatziki, as well a good fresh salad. Luckily, I fall in line with tradition. 😋 I absolutely love the Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern flavours and food approach. This meal includes soft grilled Cypriot Halloumi on a bed of salad, up against a less well known but equally amazing Turkish condiment – Beetroot Tarator. Think Tzatziki, but with with the amazing flavour, colour and health benefits of Beetroot. Add in some crispy yet fluffy Sweet Potato wedges and some chicken… and Voila! A perfect post workout lunch or summery dinner. 😋

For a smaller lower calorie option, reduce to 60g Halloumi, 1x Chicken Grill and 200g Sweet Potato. This will save you 451 calories, whilst not sacrificing on the flavour experience whatsoever.

Chicken, SP Wedges, Halloumi & Beetroot Tarator


  • Sweet Potato – 330g
  • Rice Bran Oil – 1x teaspoon
  • Chip Seasoning (Schwartz) – 1x teaspoon
  • Chicken Chargrill Fillets (Birds Eye Frozen) – 2x
  • Cypriot Halloumi – 120g
  • Leafy Butterhead Salad (bagged) – 23g
  • Cucumber – ⅓ x Cup
  • Carrots – 1 x medium
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Beetroot Tarartor:

  • Pickled Cooked Beetroot – 75g
  • Organic Sheep Yoghurt – 30g
  • Garlic Salt – ½ x teaspoon
  • Flavour to taste – Sea Salt & Black Pepper

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  • Sweet Potato offers a nice hit of vitamin A, C, Copper, K & B6, plus has a lower blood sugar response than white potato due to it’s high fibre content that slows the absorption of the carbs.
  • Chicken is a great source of healthy lean protein. With 31 grams of protein per 100 grams, is one of the best foods for protein. A good source of Magnesium, Vitamin A, Potassium, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and a variety of Vitamin B’s, with trace amounts of calcium, iron, zinc, vitamin C, folate, vitamin B-12, vitamin E and vitamin D.
  • Beetroot is a good source of iron, nitrates, betaine, magnesium and other antioxidants, in addition to helping lower blood pressure and boost exercise performance.
  • Goats Milk Yoghurt – Goats do not contain a certain mutation in the milk that most cows do, making their milk and yoghurt much more digestion friendly and look uncannily similar at a DNA level to human milk.
  • Garlic being consumed on a daily basis (in food or raw) helps to lower cholesterol levels because of the anti-oxidant properties of Allicin. It is also immensely beneficial to regulate blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Carrots are a rich source of Beta carotene – a powerful antioxidant that can also be converted into vitamin A in the body to help maintain healthy skin.

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