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Summer salad recipes a healthy option from Meijer Healthy Living Advisor

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Meijer Healthy Living Advisor Janine Faber has a quick dinner idea for the end of summer -- Lemony Chicken and greens salad and a grilled summer potato salad.

Lemony Chicken and Greens Salad

Makes: 4 servings

2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp. lemon zest

½ tsp. yellow mustard

2 tbsp. Meijer Classic Olive Oil

8 cups Locally Grown Red or Green Leaf Lettuce (or Earthbound Farm Kale Salad)

½ medium red onion, sliced

20 oz. Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken Breast Strips

¼ cup shaved Parmesan

Directions:

1. For the dressing, in a small bowl combine lemon juice, lemon zest, mustard and oil.

In a large bowl combine salad greens and onion. Drizzle greens with dressing;

toss lightly to coat.

2. Place salad on 4 serving plates. Place chicken breast strips on top of each salad.

Top evenly with shaved Parmesan, and serve.

Source: Adapted from the Meijer Taste of Summer 2013 booklet

Grilled Summer Potato Salad

Makes: 4 to 6 servings

1 lb. small red potatoes, halved

4 tbsp. Meijer Classic Olive Oil, divided

1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp. red wine vinegar

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 tbsp. Meijer Dijon Mustard

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

½ cup pitted black olives, halved (optional)

2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

Directions:

1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). Lightly coat potatoes with 1 tablespoon of the oil, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Place potatoes directly on grill rack. Grill 15 minutes or until fork-tender, turning

every 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a platter; let cool slightly.

2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl whisk together lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, mustard and remaining 3 tablespoons oil. Add potatoes, tomatoes and olives; toss to combine. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve.

Source: Adapted from the Meijer Taste of Summer 2013 booklet

To access the weekly menu, visit www.meijermealbox.com/healthy-living  

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