Ranch Chicken Salad

ranch chix

With the cold weather hitting hard this week (and much longer if you live in a colder climate), I am dreaming of summer. We got a taste of hot weather last week in Texas, and now we have cold weather advisories. What even? Last week, during the warmer days, I decided to pretend that winter is over, and make myself a chicken salad that would make me feel like summer. Is chicken salad exclusive to summer? No, but all those bright colors do remind me of warmer days. And when I think of ranch, I picture those commercials with the kids at the festivals eating their vegetables … do you know what I’m talking about? Let’s just move on from here …

Sooo this is one of those recipes where I’m using grilled chicken breast, but the result is actually filling AND satisfying. Say whaaaat? Grilled chicken breast usually just frustrates the heck out of me. You take the time to get it cooked all the way through, because you can’t just leave it red/pink in the middle like beef, and it comes out pretty, well, boring. And then you eat the thing, and you’re hungry 8 minutes later. …

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