Balsamic California Chicken Salad

Balsamic California Chicken Salad


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Balsamic California Chicken Salad
Squash blossom season, Squash Blossom recipe, Stewed Yellow Squash Blossoms
Course Main Dish, Salads
Cuisine Paleo
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Salad
Course Main Dish, Salads
Cuisine Paleo
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Salad
Squash blossom season, Squash Blossom recipe, Stewed Yellow Squash Blossoms
Instructions
  1. Preheat outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together all ingredients for vinaigrette; blend well then set aside.
  3. Brush all sides of chicken with melted coconut oil then evenly season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until juices run clear; remove from grill and set aside to cool.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss together remaining salad ingredients (mixed greens through bacon). Chop the cooked chicken and add it to the salad. Drizzle vinaigrette over the top and enjoy!
Loaded BLT Bowl

Loaded BLT Bowl


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Loaded BLT Bowl
bacon cooking in a skillet
Course Main Dish, Salads
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servings
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Course Main Dish, Salads
Servings
servings
Ingredients
bacon cooking in a skillet
Instructions
  1. In 4 bowls, add romaine and spinach. Then evenly divide and add next 11 ingredients (red onion through apple).
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together remaining ingredients (oil through salt and pepper). Drizzle over each bowl and serve.
Saving Dinner Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

Saving Dinner Salad with Pumpkin Seeds

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Saving Dinner Salad with Pumpkin Seeds
Course Salads
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Salad
Dressing
Course Salads
Servings
Ingredients
Salad
Dressing
Instructions
  1. Toss together salad greens through diced tomatoes.
  2. Mix together dressing ingredients.
  3. Top salad with dressing and pumpkin seeds.
Recipe Notes

Make as much of this dressing or as little as you want and store in the fridge to use anytime you need it.

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

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Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Zucchini on a cutting board
Course Salads
Cuisine Vegetarian
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Course Salads
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
Ingredients
Zucchini on a cutting board
Instructions
  1. Prepare orzo according to package directions; drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again very thoroughly. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Stir in the zucchini, olives, green onions, celery, tomato, and green bell pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, beat together the olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, dill, salt and pepper.
  4. Pour over the salad and toss to coat well.
  5. Sprinkle on the feta cheese and toss again. Add the mayonnaise and toss gently.
  6. Chill at least for 2 hours and bring to room temperature before serving.
Recipe Notes

Per Serving: 546 Calories; 30g Fat; 14g Protein; 57g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 28mg Cholesterol; 553mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 5 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 15

SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with a simple caprese salad: sliced ripe tomatoes, layered with fresh basil leaves, sliced mozzarella and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil. Fresh ground pepper over the top finishes it beautifully.