Balsamic Green Bean Salad ❀ 2 lb fresh green beans, trimmed & cut into 1½” pieces; ¼c olive oil; 3 TBsp lemon juice; 3 TBsp balsamic vinegar; ¼ tsp salt; ¼ tsp garlic powder; ¼ tsp ground mustard; ⅛ tsp pepper; 1 large red onion, chopped; 4c cherry tomatoes, halved; 1c (4 oz) crumbled feta cheese
I'M IN HEAVEN!! I might survive my diet. This whole jar of ranch is only 1.75 grams of fat and 255 calories! 1 cup dannon oikos plain greek yogurt, 1 packet hidden valley ranch mix, 1/2 cup 1% milk. Whisk together, chill 1 hour before use. Perfect consistency and tastes better than bottled!
Homemade Ranch Seasoning Mix ~ Says: The great thing too about homemade ranch seasoning is that it won’t be full of un-pronounceable mystery ingredients. Just your simple herbs and spices, and some optional powdered buttermilk if you’d like. I love using mine to make skinny Greek yogurt ranch dip, ranch dressing, or I’ll even just use the mix to season some chicken or fries. Delish!!!
So yum. Will make again! Avocado Chicken Salad: 2 or 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts,1 avocado,1/4 chopped onion, juice of 1/2 a lime, 2 Tbsp cilantro,salt and pepper, to taste. Cook chicken breast until done, let cool, and then shred. Mix with all other ingredients.
Creamy Avocado Dressing (aka Guacamole Buttermilk Dressing) - A cool and creamy avocado dressing with tangy buttermilk, fresh cilantro and lime juice along with some spicy jalapeno pepper.
summer chopped salad with garbanzo beans 1- 14 oz can garbanzo beans, drained; 3 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced; 1 english cucumber, diced; 3 green onions (scallions), diced; 1 sweet bell pepper, diced 1/4 cup lemon juice; 1 tablespoon olive oil; salt and pepper to taste, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil = 16 ww points for whole recipe or 4 points for 1.25 cups
Garbanzo bean salad
Power salad: chicken, avocado, pine nuts, feta cheese, tomatoes and spinach.
Chicken Fajita Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette
Avocado Chicken Salad: 2 or 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts,1 avocado,1/4 chopped onion, juice of 1/2 a lime, 2 Tbsp cilantro,salt and pepper, to taste. Cook chicken breast until done, let cool, and then shred. Mix with all other ingredients.
Another pinner: We are Ranch snobs at our house....no bottled Ranch-yuck here! This is the BEST HOMEMADE RANCH!! This tastes exactly like the Hidden Valley Ranch Packets that you add mayo and milk to....but WITHOUT the MSG and at A FRACTION OF THE PRICE! Delish!
Warm White Bean and Kale Salad with Dried Cranberries and Cashews
Greek Dressing So Good You Could Drink It Straight -- 1 cup olive oil, 1 cup red wine vinegar, 2 1/2 tsp. garlic powder, 2 1/2 tsp. dried oregano, 2 1/2 tsp. dried basil, 2 tsp. pepper, 2 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. onion powder, 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard, Mix together and shake well. Store at room temperature tightly covered.