These are the ramblings of a self-described wheat, grain and gluten-free “gourmet girl” that loves to cook and eat good food. I love creating and sharing recipes and photographing “beautiful food”. In July 2012, I eliminated wheat, grains and added sugar from my diet and rediscovered real, whole fresh foods again and effortlessly lost 65+ pounds. Join me in my wheat, grain and gluten-free journey. See how easy it is to enjoy grain free gourmet, one meal at a time! Welcome to my blog. Enjoy!
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Quick Chicken Salad Cups
This evening is "clean out the fridge" night...meaning try to use up all the leftovers! Hubby is having the leftover Chicken Cutlets Stuffed w/ Spinach, Prosciutto and Herbed Chevre from a couple nights ago, and I made myself a quick chicken salad using the leftover rotisserie chicken that we had last night. I diced it up and then made a little dressing to mix it with using half mayonnaise and half fresh salsa which thinned it down and made it go further (I'm not a big mayo fan). The salsa gave the chicken salad a great flavor. I also added some finely diced celery and thinly sliced green spring onions as well. I filled little artisan romaine lettuce cups with the chicken salad and then topped them with diced mini Roma tomatoes and some crumbed XXX sharp white cheddar cheese left from earlier in the week when I made white cheddar cauliflower mash. They turned out fantastic and took me less than 15 minutes to whip up. I love it when you can make a few different meals out of leftovers by using a little creativity...and I love it even more when they are quick and simple. I have also used sour cream and mixed it with salsa as a dressing before, too -- so if you like sour cream, you could use that in place of the mayonnaise and just adjust the ratio to suit your own taste. I snapped a couple photos for you to see below. Enjoy!
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