Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! Kevin Klar here, ready to take you on a flavor-filled journey through my latest kitchen escapade. Today, I whipped up a salad that not only nourishes the body but also tickles the taste buds with a symphony of flavors. And let me tell you, it's so good that I'm currently munching on it as I write this blog post. Talk about multitasking!
Now, let's dive into the quirky facts about some of the ingredients that make this salad a culinary masterpiece. Brace yourselves for a delightful blend of textures and tastes!
Romaine or Spring Mix: Did you know that Romaine lettuce is known as the "Queen of Salad Greens"? Its crispy, refreshing leaves add a satisfying crunch to every bite. Meanwhile, spring mix brings a medley of tender baby greens, including spinach, arugula, and lettuces. Talk about a leafy powerhouse!
Chicken Breast: Ah, the lean and protein-packed star of this salad. Chicken breast is not only delicious but also versatile. Whether you choose to cube it or slice it, it adds a savory touch that perfectly complements the other ingredients.
Hard-Boiled Eggs: These little orbs of protein goodness are not just great for an Instagram-worthy breakfast. Sliced hard-boiled eggs bring a velvety smoothness to the salad, providing an extra burst of satisfaction with each forkful.
Cherry Tomatoes: Did you know that cherry tomatoes were once referred to as "love apples"? Talk about a romantic ingredient! These sweet and tangy gems add pops of vibrant color and a burst of freshness to the salad.
Cooked Turkey Bacon: Bacon lovers, rejoice! We've got a lighter, leaner option for you. Crispy turkey bacon brings a smoky flavor to the party without the guilt. It's the perfect way to level up your salad game.
4 Cup Romaine or Spring Mix
1/2 lb Chicken Breast, Cooked, Cubed or Sliced
2 Hard Boiled Eggs, Sliced
1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
2 Slices Cooked Turkey Bacon, Chopped
1/4 Cup Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt
1/4 Avocado, Mashed
1 Teaspoon Dry Ranch Mix
Water to Thin
1 Sachet Optavia Puffed Ranch Snacks
Divide Lettuce among two salad bowls. Divide the remaining salad toppings between both salad bowls. To prepare dressing: combine yogurt, avocado, ranch mix, and water in a small bowl, and mix until smooth. Top salads with dressing and puffed ranch snacks, and serve immediately.
Salads are a great and tasty healthy option to eat. This is definitely our go-to in the summer time.