Category Archives: SALADS

Quick Chicken-Wraps

Quick Chicken-Wraps is a (30) minute, (chicken salad in a tortilla), recipe which works well for any leftover chicken you might have on hand. Summary: Celery, cooked chicken, green onions, dried cranberries, lettuce, walnuts, yogurt and mayonnaise are well-seasoned and wrapped in a flour tortilla. Use it as a light lunch or dinner. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (2) servings. Quick Chicken-Wraps will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.quick-chicken-wraps
Total Time: About 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/3 cup finely chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped, cooked chicken
1 Tbsp toasted walnuts, chopped
1 green onion, finely chopped
1Tbsp dried cranberries
1 Tbsp Greek plain yogurt
1 Tbsp light-mayonnaise
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
1 (10″) flour tortilla
Boston lettuce leaves

Chicken-Broccoli Salad

Chicken-Broccoli Salad is a recipe for a delicious meal. It takes only (15) minutes to prepare and a total recipe time of  about (1-1/4) hours. Ingredients Include: Chicken breasts, red grapes, broccoli florets and sunflower seeds. This is also a low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (7 PointsPlus), (9 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (6) Servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Chicken-Broccoli salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts,
cut in thin strips

4 cups broccoli florets
1-1/2 halved seedless red grapes
2/3 cup coleslaw salad dressing
1/4 cup sunflower seeds

Chopped Christmas Salad

Chopped Christmas Salad is a delicious recipe for any holiday but especially for Christmas. An unusual feature is that: You can eat this salad with a spoon! It is full of great flavors, colors and textures. Ingredients Include: celery, carrots, red bell pepper, apple, cucumber, lettuce, cabbage, cheese and nuts combined with a vinegar, oil and honey vinaigrette. There “IS” a lot of work to do with the tedious task of chopping but it will be well worth the effort in the end. Your family and guests will rave over this dish. It will stay crisp also and not wilt, even the next day, fresh and crisp! This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low saturated fat, low carbohydrates, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (5 PointsPlus), (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes (8) servings. Chopped Christmas Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.chopped-christmas-salad
Cooking Time: 4-5 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tsp honey
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
3 medium-size celery ribs, diced (1/4″)
2 medium-size carrots, diced (1/4″)
1 large red bell pepper, diced (1/4″)
1 medium-size apple, peeled, cored, diced (1/4″)
1/2 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced (1/4″)
1 cup sliced Treviso or radicchio
1 cup sliced arugula, tough stems removed
1 cup thinly sliced napa, Savoy or other soft cabbage
1 cup crumbled goat cheese
1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds (see “Tip” at end of recipe)

Indian-Style Salad

Indian-Style Salad is a delicious,easy and quick (25) minute recipe for a spicy vegetable side. Ingredients include: radishes, cucumber, tomatoes, onions, lime juice, apple and hot chiles. It is well-seasoned with cumin, cayenne pepper, black pepper, salt and crushed red pepper. This is also a very-healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol (0mg), low sodium, low sugars (<1g), low carbohydrates, low saturated fat (0mg), heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (1 SmartPoints), (1 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Indian-Style Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.indian-style salad

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup quartered radishes
1 cup finely chopped red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
4to5 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tsp roasted ground cumin
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 Persian cucumbers, (halved lengthwise;
then cut crosswise into 1/4″ slices)

1 Honeycrisp apple,
cored & finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

1 serrano chile, finely diced (about 1 Tbsp)

Spinach-Arugula Salad

Spinach-Arugula Salad is a quick (10) minute recipe for an Italian-style salad, which includes a delicious, creamy Parmesan dressing. Ingredients include: Fresh spinach, arugula and shredded turnips. Dressing Ingredients: Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, mayonnaise and Dijon mustard. It is well-seasoned and takes only (10) minutes total time. Use it as a side or a light meal. This is also a low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints), (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings with a (1-1/3) cup serving size. Spinach-Arugula Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Total Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

6 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup canola mayonnaise
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp water
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 cups baby spinach leaves
4 cups baby arugula leaves
3/4 cup matchstick-cut or shredded turnips, divided