1.Greek grill chicken salad with easy homemade Tzatziki
A surprisingly quick and easy weeknight grilled chicken salad bursting with Greek flavours and topped with a simple cucumber, yogurt Tzatziki dressing
Ingredients: Mixed greens spring mixed salad 2 lbs greek grilled chicken, recipe below 1 red onion sliced and grill 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes halved (optional) 5 oz crumbles feta cheese 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives 1 medium cucumber peeled and diced 1 recipe easy homemade Tzatziki dressing recipe below Chick peas ( optional) Instructions Place all ingredients atop mixed green salad tossed and serve.
2. Almond chicken salad
You can also make it with leftover turkey. Serve as salad or make a sandwich
1 3/4 pounds cooked chicken breasts or a combination of white and dark chicken meat 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced celery 1/2 cup sun-dried cranberries (important) 1/2 cup toasted almonds
Ingredients for dressing:
1/4 cup whipping cream, whipped softly 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon coarse black paper
Chop chicken lightly in a food processor or chop half the meat with a knife and the other half in the food processor (don’t over-do it or you’ll end up with a paste)
Fold in celery, cranberries and almonds
Whip cream and slowly blend in the mayonnaise and coasre black paper
Toss the chicken mixture with the dressing using only enough to moisten well
3 .The ultimate Cobb salad
What i do: 1 cup greek yogurt 1 or 2 teaspoon unsweetened almond milk…(just add milk until it’s the dressing consistency you like) Whisk those 2 ingredients together until yogurt is a bit more “pourable”. Then add: 2-4 tablespoons all natural blue cheese crumbles (Depending on your preference) 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/4 tsp garlic salt (optional)
To make a healthier Blue cheese dressing, this is what I do:
1 cup greek yogurt 1 or 2 tsp unsweetened almond milk (just add milk until it’s the dressing consistency you like) Whisk those 2 ingredients together until yogurt is a bit more pourable Then add:
2-4 tbsps all natural blue cheese crumbles (depending on your preference) 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp garlic and Salt (optional)
4.Sweet ‘n’ spicy shrimp and avocado salad with mango vinaigrette
Sweet ‘n’ spicy shrimp and avocado salad with mango vinaigrette
Great presentation and delicious salad!
The recipe calls for 1 pound of peeled, cooked shrimp. I happen to think shrimp is much more floverful if roasted in the oven than boild in water. I just toss my shrimp with a few tablespoons of olive oil and maybe 1/2 spoon each of salt and pepper. lay them out in a single layer on a sheet pan, and roast in a 400° oven for 8-10 minutes, just until pink, firm and cooked through. Set aside to cool, then add to your salad
5.Salad stuffed shells
You can also stuff them with tuna fish or chicken salads….
1 box jumbo pasta shells 1/2 pounds sliced Genoa salami 1 bag chopped romaine lettuce 1cup chopped roma (plum) tomatoes 3/4 cup chopped cucumber 1/3 Cup roasted garlic vinaigrette dressing
6.Heirloom tomato salad
Heirloom tomato salad (With black olives, basil, cilantro….. Delicious
4 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced into 1/2 inch wedges 2 cup halved cherry tomatoes 1 Cup sliced Persian cucumber 1/2 cup pitted sliced black olives 1/4 cup mixed herbs, torn into pieces (i used purple and green basil, cilantro, and chives) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons lemon juice
For the dressing: 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 lime juice of only 1 garlic cloves minced Salt Paper
For the salad 3 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced 1 scallions, chopped 1/3-1/2 cup mint leaf, chopped 1 jalapeno Chile, seeded and chopped (optional)
8.French Lentil salad
French Lentil salad
Healthy and delicious
Ingredients: Half Red Onion diced 1 cloves garlic minced 1 large carrot diced 1 medium beetroot diced 1tsp. Dried herbs de Provence (or thyme/tarragon/oregano) Olive oil Squeeze of lemon juice 1 Cup French puy lentils 2 cup water 1/4 cucumber diced 1/2 yellow bell paper diced 2 tablespoons parsley chopped
9.Beet tahini salad with garlic..
Beet tahini salad with garlic… Delicious
6 medium beetroot 40ml yogurt 2 garlic cloves crushed 2 tablespoons tahini Pinch of cumin Juice and zest of 1 lemon Juice and zest of 1/2 orange Sea salt Mint leaves to garnish Extra-virgin olive oil
10.Beet and feta cheese salad!!
Beet and feta cheese salad!!
Ingredients: 4 beets 25 cup feta cheese .25 cup parsley 2 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice .5 teaspoon salt .25 cup candied walnuts
Vegetarian Taco salad!! (You can use taco shell or place it on a plate)
Ingredients: Lettuce Cherry or grape tomatoes cut in half Diced red bell pepper Chopped Green onions Avocado cut in small cubes Grated cheese Low fat or fat free sour cream Sliced black olives Vegetarian chilli
12.Asian chicken and Quinoa salad
Asian chicken and Quinoa salad
1/2 cup Quinoa 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 tablespoons grated ginger 3 scallions white and green sliced 1 cloves garlic grated 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 1/2 tablespoons low sodium soya sauce 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 11/2 cups white shared meat rotisserie chicken (skin and bones remove) 11/2 cup finely shredded Napa cabbage 1 Cup thinly sliced carrot 1 cup sugar snap peas sliced on the bais 1 tablespoons black seasmi seed
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