BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Packed with protein from the black beans and barbecue chicken, this BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing will be your favorite summer salad. It tastes just like the California Pizza Kitchen Original. 

BBQ Chopped Chicken Salad | Bites of Bri

Fortunately or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it, it is bathing suit season. Bathing suit season means salad season for multiple reasons. One…the bathing suit. Enough said if you ask me. But there are other reasons…Sometimes when it is hot and humid like our Maryland summers tend to be, I need a light, filling dinner that doesn’t require much preparation. Speaking of little preparation, sometimes its nice to compile a dish using entirely leftovers. WIN!

I had the luxury of meeting a high school friend for lunch the other day at California Pizza Kitchen. It was amazing to see her and I got to meet (and hold!!!) her cute little 6 week old baby. So adorable.

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Greek Quinoa Salad with Cucumbers, Tomatoes, and Feta

Greek Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Feta is the perfect side dish for any potluck or picnic. This salad is made in 20 minutes and can be served hot, cold, or at room temperature.

Greek Quinoa Salad  with Cucumbers, Tomatoes, and Feta | Bites of Bri

If you’re looking for a quick and easy salad to take to a Memorial Day picnic, I’ve got you covered with Greek Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Feta. This might be my salad of summer! I originally tested this recipe a few weeks ago and between that batch and the more recent one, I think I’ve eaten both batches in their entirety. The few bites that I shared were loved by all so I know you’ll love this recipe too.

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Chicken Bruschetta Caesar Salad

Chicken Bruschetta Caesar Salad tastes like summer with tomatoes, basil, and reduced balsamic vinegar. This salad will become your new favorite way to enjoy an entrée salad.

Chicken Bruschetta Caesar Salad | Bites of Bri

How was the weekend? Did you have Friday off? We did not, but we didn’t let that slow us down. We had a great weekend filled with a family Easter celebration, some boating, and lots of relaxation. For once, the weekend actually went by slowly and it was perfect.

Now that we are back to Monday, it’s about time I share this awesome salad. Mondays seem fit for a salad, but this salad is not your typical salad.   I think once you try it, you’ll agree.

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