Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad is healthy and delicious with maple balsamic vinaigrette, candied pecans, cranberries, and goat cheese.
Herby Greek Chicken Salad with baked chicken, spinach, avocado, red onion,pine nuts, and an amazing Greek salad dressing. This fresh and flavorful dinner salad recipe is a filling, clean meal worthy of putting on repeat!
The good news is, this spinach salad is cool, crisp and refreshing on a hot summer’s day (not to mention super nutritious and filling!).
The bad news is…we must cook chicken. From a scientific standpoint, this does require heat.
I don’t make up the rules. Nor do I often follow them.
But the good news is (part two), the chicken is crazy tender and lovely, and can just as easily be grilled or baked…pick your passion!
AND the good news is (part three) this salad is CRAZY herby and will take you away on a mental vacation to the beautiful Mediterranean.
At first glance, this recipe appears to call for eleventy billion ingredients; however, you’ll notice many of them are herbs or spices for the salad dressing and the chicken marinade, many of which cross-over to both the dressing and the marinade.
AND most of which you likely already have in your spice collection!
Don’t worry, the process is easy – it’s a 3-stepper.
- Make the dressing
- Marinate and bake the chicken (okay, that’s two steps, but three always sounds more enticing than four).
- Assemble the salad.
Here’s how this plays out in detail:
Arugula Strawberry Salad with Pickled Red Onions, Feta, Pistachios, Avocado and Strawberry Vinaigrette is a fresh, flavorful side dish.
Just a really great, easy green summer salad recipe with spring greens, avocado, sunflower seeds, carrot, cherry tomatoes, brown rice, and more!
The best Chicken Caesar Salad with balsamic baked chicken and homemade lemony Caesar salad dressing. This delicious Caesar is paleo and keto.
Black Bean Corn Salad with lemon poppy seed dressing is a fresh and vibrant side dish perfect for summer gatherings. It can also be used as a condiment for tacos, burrito bowls, or green salads!
Crispy Mediterranean Chicken Salad with a fresh, zesty lemon herb tahini dressing, cherry tomatoes, avocado, arugula, and cucumber. This nutritious dinner recipe is packed with flavor and is perfect for anyone who loves a big vibrant meal as well as those on a carb-conscious, paleo, or keto diet.
Roasted Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Quinoa is a nutrient-dense meal for when you’re craving something clean, or a side dish for the family.
Cod salad with basil-walnut pesto is so easy to make and a quick and delicious dinner that can be prepared any night of the week. This healthy recipe is all-things low-carb, low-FODMAP, paleo, keto, and Whole30.
As we all know, I’m a major salmon lover. Just check out my extensive salmon archives!
In spite of the fact that I can put my Teriyaki Salmon Bowls, Mediterranean Salmon, and Pesto Salmon in Parchment Paper on repeat over and over, I’ve made it my mission to branch out to the other fishies.
It’s no salmon, but it’ll do 😉
What I love about cod is it absorbs flavor of marinades really well, as it has a subtle, buttery flavor. For this recipe, I whipped up an easy coconut milk-based marinade using full-fat canned coconut milk, fresh basil, ginger, and lemongrass.
The result is magnificent! If you have your own favorite marinade, you can always whip that up instead, or just drizzle the fish with some avocado oil and lemon juice and a sprinkle of sea salt and call it bueno.
Serving the cod salad with cherry tomatoes, avocado, and roasted pumpkin seeds, along with a homemade basil-walnut pesto as the dressing takes this fishuation (<- get it? fish…situation…buhdumching…??) up another 17k notches.
So let’s do it already!
A quick, easy and filling spinach salad recipe with baked chicken, radishes, cucumber, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, carrot and feta. This low-FODMAP salad is a gut-friendly healthy meal.
Nutritious, filling roasted sweet potato kale salad with avocado, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, and a 6-minute egg. A delicious vegetarian dinner recipe!
Roasted carrot spinach salad with feta and roasted pumpkin seeds make for a hearty salad that can be enjoyed as a light main dish or side dish. This clean meal is primal and keto for those looking for low-carb meal options.
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad with roasted sweet potato, carrots, butternut squash, walnuts, and maple-cider vinaigrette. This colorful, hearty salad is a marvelous side dish for fall and winter.