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One way to stay motivated and on the track towards achieving your goals, is to remain excited and intrigued about the foods you are eating. Sometimes this means picking up items in the grocery store that you normally wouldn’t and trying out new recipes.

A recent survey conducted on behalf of Oroweat Healthfull® bread revealed nearly that 50 percent of people revealed that lack of meal variety was one of the top three reasons they have trouble maintaining good eating habits.

This week’s Asian BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich Slaw delivers the perfect amount of flavor and spice to keep you wanting more.

Where some barbecues can lead to food choices that may be lacking in nutritious ingredients, this sandwich is one you can add to the menu and feel good about!

Choose nutritious ingredients that are full of flavor and will keep your taste buds excited such as Oroweat Sandwich Thins® Rolls varieties which have 100 calories and 5g of fiber per serving.

Asian BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich Slaw
Ingredients:
2 Sandwich Thins® Rolls Honey Wheat rolls
2 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
1 tsp. honey
3/4 c. pre-shredded coleslaw mix with carrots
1/4 c. red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
6 oz. chicken breast, skinless and boneless, cooked and shredded
2 tbsp. hoisin sauce
1 small jalapeno, seeded and thinly sliced (Optional)

Recipe makes two sandwiches

Directions
To make the slaw, whisk together vinegar and honey. Fold in coleslaw, bell pepper and cilantro.
To make the Asian BBQ Pulled Chicken, mix together the shredded chicken and hoisin sauce until well coated. Divide the chicken between the bottom halves of the Oroweat Sandwich Thins® rolls. Top with coleslaw and jalapeno, if desired. Replace the top halves of the rolls.