Chipotle Chicken Caesar Salad

Chipotle Chicken Caesar Salad | Get Inspired Everyday!

Chipotle Caesar Salad is the spicy cousin to the classic version. It’s an utterly delicious change of pace from the normal. You can make it as mild or spicy as you would like. I wrote the recipe for a mild amount of spice, but I like as much heat as possible for more chipotle flavor. We’re a little addicted to … Read More

Summer Slaw with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Summer Slaw with Creamy Cilantro Dressing | Get Inspired Everyday!

This slaw is a great addition to barbecuing season. It’s simple crisp flavors complement most everything. In addition, it’s easy to change around. You could add mangos and Grilled Chipotle Chicken, (that’s what we had for dinner) or you could add feta cheese and toasted pumpkin seeds. Or… for a classic combination, you could simply pair it with ribs and … Read More

Basil Vinaigrette

Basil Vinaigrette

This dressing is like summer in a jar. It is zesty, bright and perks up anything I have put it on. Mostly we use this dressing for green salads, but it is also really good tossed together with new potatoes in the Spring. You can even put it to use for breakfast. Take about ten cherry tomatoes cut in half, toss with a little dressing and serve over an omelet.

Easy Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Easy Green Salad with Vinaigrette

This basic, easy to assemble salad is a follow-up post to the Roasted Sweet Potatoes. Together these two recipes make up dinner at least once a week for us. This recipe is just a guide, you can use whatever vegetables you have on hand. Sometimes I use only a couple of vegetable toppings if I’m in a hurry or we haven’t been grocery shopping in a bit. The point is this dinner is about being easy and customizable.

Caesar Salad with Pine Nuts

Caesar Salad with Pine Nuts

This recipe is easy to prepare, making it great for weeknight dinners and entertaining alike. You could add grilled rib-eyes for the perfect steakhouse inspired meal. Grilled chicken or sweet potatoes also completes the meal with little additional effort, and let’s face it that’s what it is all about. More time with friends and family and less mess in the kitchen.

Apple Cheddar Salad

Apple Cheddar Salad

Cheddar and apples is a tough combination to beat. It was always my favorite childhood snack. These days I prefer my cheddar and apples over a bowl of greens with creamy dressing and freshly ground black pepper.