Chicken Cobb Salad for a delightful lunch!

Chicken Cobb Salad, perfect for a delightful lunch! One salad I haven't made until recently is a Chicken Cobb Salad. Since I'm not a fan of avocados, I have steered away from this salad. But, because I like salads and/or wraps for an easy lunch, I decided to make my first one. Yum! I was pleasantly surprised at all the varied flavors in this delightful salad! If you, like me, don't know much about a Cobb Salad, here is a description in Wikipedia: According to Wikipedia, a Cobb salad is "a main-dish American garden salad typically made with chopped salad greens, tomato, crisp bacon, boiled, grilled or roasted chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, chives, Roquefort cheese, and red-wine vinaigrette."  OK. I get the salad greens, … [Read more...]

Mixed Berry Salad, Perfect for summer!

Mixed Berry Salad, perfect for summer. . . Summertime and salads go together like snow and winter and sunshine in the spring:) Salads are a perfect choice for a summer meal, especially this Mixed Berry Salad. Some of the reasons salads are great for summer are: Salads are relatively easy to prepare. They all allow you to utilize fruits and vegetables that are in season. They are generally lower in calorie than some other choices you might make. There's nothing better for a delightful lunch than a delicious salad--one that is full of berries of the season, chopped pecans, chopped chicken, and your favorite dressing. Pile the lettuce on your favorite plate, then layer with your choice of berries, or several berries of the … [Read more...]

Grandmama Hall’s Potato Salad . . . Yum!!!

Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad . . . a family favorite for summer! Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad is and has always been a family favorite. I have called it Mama's Potato Salad, but Mama says it actually was Grandmama Hall's Recipe . . . I don't remember eating Grandmama Hall's potato salad, but I grew up on Mama's. Anyway, wherever the recipe originated, we love it! In fact, Lynn actually asks for it! So, I make it often during the spring and summer months. Southern Potato Salad . . . Grandmama Hall's Potato Salad is a typical southern potato salad with boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, sweet pickles, pimento, celery, and  a mayonnaise-mustard dressing. If it doesn't have the little bit of mustard in it to make it have that distinctive yellow … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad, my favorite!

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad, a delicious Summer lunch! What’s your favorite summer salad? I have to say mine is a Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad. It’s easy to make and totally delicious–perfect for the lazy days of summer! If you are like me, you don’t want to spend a lot of time making lunch. After all, dinner is the main meal of the day, and it usually requires a fair amount of time to prepare. So, generally, lunch gets pushed to the side. However, when you can make an easy salad that is refreshing, filling and delicious, you will probably make it! Making the Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad . . . There are a few things you have to have on hand–in advance–so that you can make this salad easily: Baked chicken Lettuce, washed and drained … [Read more...]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad Recipe!

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad, a delicious Summer lunch! What's your favorite summer salad? I have to say mine is a Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad. It's easy to make and totally delicious--perfect for the lazy days of summer! If you are like me, you don't want to spend a lot of time making lunch. After all, dinner is the main meal of the day, and it usually requires a fair amount of time to prepare. So, generally, lunch gets pushed to the side. However, when you can make an easy salad that is refreshing, filling and delicious, you will probably make it! Making the Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad . . . There are a few things you have to have on hand--in advance--so that you can make this salad easily: Baked chicken Lettuce, washed and … [Read more...]