Grilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Summer is coming to a close but it’s NOT over yet! For the next number of weeks you can be sure I’ll be doing tons of grilling and enjoying it every chance I get. This salad is loaded with perfectly grilled chicken, tons of grilled veggies (whatever vegetables you wish, really), and a delicious tomato-based vinaigrette dressing. It’s the perfect way to throw together dinner without turning the oven on!

Grilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato VinaigretteGrilled Veggie & Grilled Chicken Salads with Tomato Vinaigrette

Grilled veggies, perfectly flavored and grilled chicken, and my new favorite dressing… Dinner is SERVED!

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Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

It is so hot here in Boston, and that’s coming from the girl who was just visiting Florida in June. Wheeeew, hot. In leu, turning on the stove the past two nights wasn’t quite in the cards. The grill was though, paired with this  Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad that is just bursting with flavor.

 

Let’s see what we got: spicy and bold chicken, sweet and juicy grilled pineapple, refreshing crisp local lettuce, local tomatoes, and finally, avocado. Count me in any day of the week. Oh, and don’t forget the light and easy lime vinaigrette.

 

Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

 

 

Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

 

 



Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad

 

Let’s here it- favorite refreshing meal?

Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad
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My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

The official first day of Summer is TOMORROW. Where did the year go? School is ending, and I’m getting ready for a blog-filled summer bringing you tons of recipes that I think you all will absolutely love. Starting with today! Today’s Healthy Food Friday with American Express is all about lemons and my go-to salad dressing! 

Earlier this week I took a vote on my Facebook Page (if you’re not following me there, you should totally come hang), looking for which lemon recipe you guys wanted to see. The options were: Strawberry Lemonade, my go-to Salad Dressing, Lemon Curd, and Lemon Cookies. While two were in the top, it seems you guys love lemons as much as I do right now, so I’m thinking they will all need to appear in the upcoming weeks!

I often start my mornings off with a glass of warm water with lemon. Lemons are amazing and provide so many health benefits. Plus, they often add the perfect flavor to a dish. Win-win all around.

The Benefits of Lemons

I decided to start off with a favorite of mine. The past few weeks have been all about the BBQ and light side dishes. I’ve been getting tons of local spinach from the farm, and have been making salads left and right. This is my go-to dressing that I whip up in under 4 minutes to dress our salads with! 

P.S. For my Instagram fam, here is the salad chopper I was telling you about! Find it here.

My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

 

My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

My go-to Lemon Vinaigrette

Lemonrecipes1Row One: Lemon Blueberry Muffins / Lemon Roasted Chicken with Capers, Garlic, and Artichokes / Lemon Basil Shrimp Salad

Row Two: Lemon Poppyseed Protein Pancakes / Ginger Infused Honey Lemonade Cocktails

Aroundtheweb

Lemon Mint Detox Water from Rhubarb and Honey

Lemon Garlic Hummus from Nosh and Nourish

Lemon Meringue Coconut Macaroons from Kitchen-Tested

Rosemary Chicken Breasts from The Lemon Bowl

Lemon Raspberry Chia Pudding from The Healthy Maven

Mediterranean Zucchini Noodle Pasta from The Roasted Root

Lemon Salmon Kebobs from Fit Foodie Finds

Preserved Lemons from This American Bite

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins from A Girl Worth Saving

Lemony Green Sorrel Smoothie from With Food + Love

Lemon Herb Slow Cooker Chicken from Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Lemon Vanilla Almond Pound Cake from An Edible Mosaic

Lemon Thyme Lamb Chops from View From Great Island

Grain-Free Meyer Lemon Bars from Tasty-Yummies

I was selected by American Express to contribute to their Tumblr community. As such I was paid for my services, but all opinions in general and about American express are my own.

 How do you reap the benefits of lemons?