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Grilled Chicken Salad with Maple Vinegar Dressing

I always fall back on a maple vinegar sauce for chicken. My husband isn’t crazy about it just on plain baked chicken, but if I grill the chicken and mix it up with some greens and potatoes, it turns out pretty tasty. Last week also added an apple to it. You could also use leftover chicken.

I love the taste of real maple syrup, so this recipe is a favorite of mine. Even my son wanted more at dinner last night!


Caprese Salad


Despite the fact that winter is only barely ending, I still had a craving: Caprese Salad. We ordered it in a restaurant last week, and it was quite tasty, despite the out-of-season tomatoes. I created it again, despite winter.

The secret is very good olive oil and balsamic vinegar. In season (perfectly fresh) tomatoes also would help. I have pretty good oil and vinegar, and it was so very tasty. (more…)