Best Classic Chicken Salad

Chicken salad in a speckled pottery bowl on a white background with sliced almonds around it and a blue and white linen behind the bowl.

This Chicken Salad is the best classic recipe made in the traditional way with grapes and toasted almonds. There’s also a variation made with dried cranberries perfect for the winter months as well. It’s naturally gluten free, dairy free, paleo, and there’s no mayo options as well. It’s a healthy chicken salad made with all real food ingredients, and perfect served over a bed of green for extra veggies!

Chicken Salad in a speckled pottery bowl with a gold serving spoon and a blue and white linen behind the bowl.

Sweet juicy grapes, crunchy celery, toasted almond all combine together with the chicken and savory dressing to make the best chicken salad ever! I already have an Avocado Chicken Salad recipe on the blog which is super tasty. However the avocado doesn’t keep as well, and so we definitely need the classic recipe here too.

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Barbacoa Burrito Bowls

A large black bowl filled with all the ingredients for the Barbacoa Burrito Bowl, (Cilantro Lime Rice, Barbacoa Beef, Fajita Veggies, Pico de Gallo, & Guacamole) on a metal tray.

Better than Chipotle for sure! These beef Barbacoa Burrito Bowls are easy to make, and pack in so much flavor you’re going to want to make them often. There’s lots of extra tips and recipes provided to make these dairy free and paleo as well if you’d like. We love making the different parts of this burrito bowl for meal prep. That way you have everything ready to go in the fridge, and can make burrito bowls all week long. Or you can serve this right away for family style dinner where everyone can ‘build their bowl’!

A straight down view of a small container of salsa near it. the burrito bowl on a metal tray with a

Tender juicy beef piled over my Cilantro Lime Rice with Fajita Veggies and all the toppings. Yes please, and can I have these every single week?! My beef Barbacoa is extra easy to make thanks to the Instant Pot, and all of the components to this bowl can be made ahead of time too.

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Glazed Honey Dijon Roasted Salmon

A large sheet pan with Honey Dijon Salmon and Asparagus with a wooden spatula lifting out a piece of salmon.

The easiest spring dinner ever! This Glazed Honey Dijon Roasted Salmon comes with a touch of lemon and asparagus that makes it a one pan meal. It’s gluten free, dairy free, paleo, and takes just 8 minutes to cook. So the next time you’re looking for a real stunner, this recipe is perfect for everything from entertaining to a weeknight dinner. This salmon dinner makes a great healthy and light dinner, but it’s filling enough you won’t go hungry either.

A straight down view of Honey Dijon Salmon and Asparagus with a piece of salmon being lifted out.

Almost by accident I came to a point where I completely stopped making seafood at home. Tyler isn’t crazy about seafood, and so it just seems easier to make chicken or beef. However I love seafood so much that I might be rubbing off on him after 12 years! He’s definitely trying my seafood dishes now, and even enjoying them.

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Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl

A Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl in a black bowl with corn, guacamole, and salsa in small bowls around it.

These Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls are a homemade version of the classic restaurant favorite from Chipotle. They’re easy to meal prep as well so you can enjoy burrito bowls all week long. They taste even better than Chipotle’s burrito bowls, and they’re chock full of healthy veggies and fresh ingredients.

A Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl with small bowls of Pico de Gallo and Guacamole around it.

We’re bringing together all my latest Mexican inspired recipes with this restaurant inspired burrito bowl. Whether you just love Chipotle and want to make it at home, or you’re like us and don’t even have a Chipotle near you, these recipes are for you! In all seriousness, the closest Chipotle restaurant to us is about 3 hours away. So it’s only natural to make a version for at home that we can enjoy all the time.

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Chipotle Chicken (Healthy Copycat Recipe)

A bowl of Copycat Chipotle Chicken with the burrito bowl toppings around it.

Better than Chipotle? We most definitely think so, and you’ll soon see this Chipotle Chicken Healthy Copycat recipe is beyond flavorful. I was inspired by the flavors of the famous Chipotle chicken for their burrito bowls. But in this recipe you’ll find it has all the flavors of Chipotle but amped up a little bit which turns out to be the tastiest chicken!

Copycat Chipotle Chicken on a black plate with toppings of guacamole, pico de gallo, corn and rice around it.

We eat some sort of burrito bowl or taco bowl at least once a week year round! You can change up all sorts of things, and so the combos are absolutely endless. The ingredients for burrito/taco bowls are also easy to make ahead for meal prep too which is right up my alley.

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