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Friday, April 27, 2012

Foodie Friday - Grilled Chicken Salad

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I love salads! I remember one year as a preteen where all I ever wanted were salads. We had a foreign exchange student one summer. My mom, sisters, the exchange student and I took a weekend trip up to Quebec. Every where we went I ordered a salad.
It's no wonder than that when I'm pregnant I tend to crave salads and fresh fruit and veggies. After this last pregnancy I'm determined to continue eating healthier.
Would you believe I've never created my own salad before?  I tend to use recipes for just about everything. Well this week I decided, salads really don't need a recipe to make. So I created this Grilled Chicken Salad using items I had in my pantry.

Grilled Chicken Salad
Ingredients
1/2 head of Iceberg lettuce, torn into chunks
4 medium carrots, sliced
Craisins
Asian Noodles
2 Oranges, peeled and sectioned
Grilled Chicken (I used a precooked frozen grilled chicken)
Thousand Island Dressins
Directions
Assemble the ingredients in 4 salad bowls. Serve and Enjoy! 
I had such a hard time choosing what recipes to feature this week! You guys are awesome and linked up some pretty yummy looking stuff!  With the inspiration I've added the following to my menu plan this week!
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Tonight we'll be cooking up some Key West Grilled Chicken from FEST

On Sunday I'm planning another attempt at meatloaf with Olla-Podrida's Tantalizingly Tangy Meatloaf


And I might have to throw some kind of party so I can have a Cupcake bar, idea courtesy of Simply...This, that and the other


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3 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing this! I'm on a fitness streak recently and I have been eating mostly salads and vegetables for the past weeks. I always follow recipes because I'm not very good in the kitchen department. ;)

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  2. So funny about you and salads. I've always been the opposite other than a greens salad with dinner (my mother trained us to eat one) I never liked eating cold food also I've always been lousy at making dressings. Lately because I've really been following the recipes I've made much better salads.

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