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Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Salad with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

This title is a mouthful, I know…and can you believe I left out a few descriptors I wanted to add ?? The humble grilled zucchini did not make it into the title, neither did the ‘Greek’ in Greek yogurt, and that beautiful green baby spinach, I also left out ‘amazing’, ‘delicious’, ‘super easy’, and ‘healthy’! There’s so much I want to say about this salad, obviously. I guess I will say it all here.  Hope you are still reading! 🙂

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Greek Grilled Chicken Salad with Easy Homemade Tzatziki

Greek Grilled Chicken Salad with Easy Homemade Tzatziki

It’s summer, I don’t want to go near my oven, and I love going outside and smelling dinner on the grill.  That means lots of grilled chicken for weeknight meals.   It also means lots of easy  it’s-too-hot-to-cook salads. This might be my favorite salad ever. It has grilled chicken, grilled sliced red onions, juicy tomatoes, kalamata olives, feta, cucumbers, and a super easy homemade tzatziki sauce.

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Cheese Enchilada Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Cheese Enchilada Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Sometimes I’m in the mood for a salad but I want something a little bit carb-y with it. Other times I want enchiladas, but don’t necessarily want the beans and rice that come with them. Cheesy, saucy enchiladas are high up there on my list of favorite Mexican foods. I like to tell myself that putting them atop a salad makes them a little bit healthier. This salad is the perfect mix of naughty and nice.

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Chicken Fajita and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken Fajita and Roasted Sweet Potato SaladI’ve made it my goal this summer to create the most flavorful salads I could possibly dream of—to make salad-haters turn over a new leaf (yep, pun dorkily intended).  This salad accomplishes that task perfectly. There is so much flavor here your taste buds just might explode—chicken fajitas with sauteed onions and bell peppers, roasted sweet potato chunks, and dressing made with jalapeño AND blue cheese. This is not the easiest salad you will ever make, but it is so (SO) worth it.  Read more

Blackened Balsamic Chicken Salad with Blistered Tomatoes, Artichokes, and Gorgonzola

 

Blackened Balsamic Chicken Salad with Artichokes, Blistered Tomatoes, and GorgonzolaSouthern California is pretty warm all year but, as we approach the end of June, the heat is becoming more intense and consistent! There’s something about the warmer weather that makes me crave salads with fresh flavors and bright, juicy tomatoes.  

This is one of my favorite salads ever. Even though it looks like a lot of ingredients, it’s actually pretty quick and easy to prepare. Read more