One Good Lookin’ Salad

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Tell me that’s not one of the best lookin’ salads!  I have a feeling this one’s going to reappear on my dinner table a lot this spring.  The bold colors and fresh flavors make it a win-win.

With leftover chicken and asparagus from last night already cooked and ready to go, I whipped this puppy up in a matter of minutes!  Just create a bed of greens (I used baby spinach & arugula) on a large plate.  Add cherry tomatoes, chicken, (or protein of choice) asparagus, toasted pine nuts, corn, sliced avocado, and your favorite dressing.  I usually use some sort of combo of the following for a clean, zesty dressing: Dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, apple cider vinegar, and/or red wine vinegar.  I was lacking in time, but I’d suggest adding apples or raisins for a bit of sweetness if you so desire, and I do.  Next time.

There you have it, you’ve got your greens, veggies, carbs, healthy fats, and protein in one simple good lookin’ dish.

One Healthy Breakdown: simple salad staples are super hot.