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Craisins Green Salad

Craisins Green Salad by Coffee With Us 3

I’m going to be completely honest here and tell I don’t really like salad.  Even when I’m trying to eat healthy or lose weight, I just don’t want to eat salad.  I get so bored with salads.  In the summer, it’s not as bad as there is always new and fresh vegetables to add to the salad or even fruit, like I did in my Berry Salad.  But in the winter, one can only eat so much lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes before you just can’t enjoy it anymore!!  

But if I change salads up a little bit, I’m much more willing to eat them.  And this one was good! And it’s so pretty, that you can even serve it at a dinner party.  In fact, I first made this to take to Christmas dinner as a lighter option to all those heavy sides.  I’m listing the ingredients to make an individual Craisins Green Salad but just add more of everything if you are making for your whole family or guests.  

Yield: 1 person

Craisins Green Salad

Craisins Green Salad

Craisin add yummy flavor, while the pecan add crunch. Easy and yummy salad for the winter or spring months.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 3 cups Salad Greens of your choice
  • 1/4 cup Diced Cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup Carrot Shreds or thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/4 cup red onion slices
  • 5 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1-2 Tablespoon Craisins, according to taste
  • 2 teaspoon chopped pecans
  • 2 Tablespoon Parmesan Cheese
  • Tablespoon Vinaigrette of your choice, I used raspberry, to taste (I only used about a )
  • 4-5 stripes grilled chicken, optional


  1. Wash and dry lettuce, then rip into bite size pieces.
  2. Add all your vegetable to the bed of lettuce. Then add cold grilled chicken and top with craisins, pecans, and cheese.
  3. Drizzle with Vinaigrette and Enjoy!

I love the pop of color the craisins add and the flavor they add plus the crunch the of the pecans.  Seriously, if you need a easy, yummy lunch try this out.  Add some grilled chicken or leftover shredded turkey and you have a filling & tasty lunch!

Craisins Green Salad by Coffee With Us 3
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10 Easy Ways to Liven up Green Salad - Coffee With Us 3

Thursday 22nd of May 2014

[…] above chow mein noodles are great for this but nuts are great too like I did with pecans in my craisins green salad.  Seeds are also great for […]

Shirley Wood

Wednesday 15th of January 2014

We had a similar salad for dinner a few days ago. I absolutely love those spring mix salads with all those delicious additions. Pretty picture!


Thursday 16th of January 2014

Thanks Shirley. The additions make the salad, don't they?

My family Mealtime

Wednesday 15th of January 2014

Looks great!


Thursday 16th of January 2014

It did turn out eye appealing, didn't it? I love the pops of color.


Wednesday 15th of January 2014

I love a good salad and this one is exactly that!


Thursday 16th of January 2014

Thanks Katerina. It was a very tasty one.

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