Category Archives for "Salads"

Naked Chicken Taco Salad

 

Naked Chicken Taco Salad

Recipe Type: Main Dishes
Author: Coach Nancy
Ingredients
  • 6-8 ounce chicken breast
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper to taste
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder to taste
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced OR 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Bowl of Romaine Lettuce or any other leafy, dark lettuce
  • 1-2 cups of chopped peppers
  • 1-2 ounce hot sauce (optional)
  • 1/4 cup total shredded cheddar, Colby, and/or Monterey jack cheese
Instructions
  1. Add salt, black pepper, garlic, cayenne pepper, chili powder to chicken and then grill on medium high heat until the center is no longer pink.
  2. Add chopped peppers and continue to cook until peppers becomes bright and are still firm. Once chicken is done, place to the side.
  3. Add the other ingredients into the salad bowl.
  4. Dice chicken and add to the salad.
  5. Top with cheese, toss and enjoy!

 

Cobb Salad

 

Cobb Salad

Recipe Type: Salads
Author: Coach Nancy
Ingredients
  • 6-8 ounce grilled chicken, sliced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon blue cheese crumbles
  • 4 scallions/green onions
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 whole Omega-3 egg, hard-boiled, sliced
  • Unlimited mixed greens
  • 1 Tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
Grilled Chicken:
  1. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper.
  2. Place on a grill or on a pan with medium heat.
  3. Cook until there is no pink in the center.
  4. Allow to cool and then slice into very thin pieces.
Salad:
  1. Place greens, scallions, egg, tomato, crumbles and chicken into a bowl. Toss the ingredients in the bowl.
  2. You may then mix the olive oil and sherry vinegar in a small separate container and add it to salad and toss again.

 

Summer Broccoli Salad

 

Summer Broccoli Salad

Recipe Type: Salads
Author: Coach Nancy
This is one of Dean’s favorites. Easy to make and super tasty.
Ingredients
  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 4 slices bacon
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • stevia to taste
  • sea salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Blanch broccoli in boiling water for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Drain and plunge broccoli into a bowl of ice water.
  3. Remove and drain again. Pat dry using paper towels.
  4. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Season with sear salt and stevia to taste.

 

Anna’s Addicting Chickpea Salad

 

Anna’s Addicting Chickpea Salad

Recipe Type: Side Dishes
Author: Anna Thel
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked chick peas
  • 1/2 c. diced celery
  • 1/4 c. diced onion
  • 1 c. diced carrot
  • 1/2 c. diced red pepper
  • 1 T. vegenaise (mayonnaise)
  • 1/2 c.cilantro
  • 1/2 c. toasted sunflowers
  • 1 T Ume Plum Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • 1 clove mashed garlic
  • Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Mash the chickpeas with a fork, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
Notes

This salad tastes even better the next day, as the flavors have time to marry. For a different taste you can add mustard, use curry powder, or add 1/4 cup of raisins.

 

Greek Summer Salad

Greek Summer Salad

Recipe Type: Salads
Author: Coach Nancy
Salads and summer go hand in hand. Often the sun’s heat makes cooking dinner just too much. Instead of heading out to your favorite take out, take time to make this dish. By adding it with grilled chicken, it can easily become an entire meal. Voila! You’re a summer sensation!
Ingredients
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into small rings
  • 1 tomato, diced (I use cherry tomatoes, cut in half)
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a glass bowl combine the onion, tomato, zucchini, and feta cheese. Add in vinegar, oil, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir and then refrigerate to allow the flavors to develop.
  2. Every time I make this recipe, someone asks me to send it along to them. Give it a try. But don’t say I didn’t warn you – you’ll be sharing this link constantly!