What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? The Food Whisperer: Iceberg Lettuce Cranberry Pecan Salad! Make today an easy day. Throw together a tossed salad that will satisfy hunger pangs with the crunch of lettuce, the natural sweetness of fruit, lean meat, the salty mix of pecans, protein-packed eggs, and heart-healthy bleu cheese. Bonus points include a natural source of fiber, weight control, plus super-convenience. Not only is salad a time-saver, it is also a money-saver. Most of all, you’re worth it.
ICEBERG LETTUCE CRANBERRY PECAN SALAD
2 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1 cup mandarin orange slices
1/3 cup sugared pecans
1 cup grilled chicken, cut-up
1/4 cup crumbled bleu cheese
2 soft-boiled eggs, halved
Balsamic vinaigrette, to taste
Divide iceberg lettuce between salad bowls. Top with dried cranberries, mandarin oranges, sugared pecans, cut-up grilled chicken, and bleu cheese crumbles. Place soft boiled egg half on top. Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette, to taste.