Fruity Chicken Salad

*This salad serves four.

Ingredients:

Mixed Greens (enough for four)
1 cup fresh Raspberries
1 cup fresh Blueberries
1 cup sliced fresh Strawberries
1 fresh Mango (peeled and sliced)
½ cup Feta cheese
½ cup Candied Pecans
½ cup Cherry Vinaigrette, recipe below
4 Grilled Chicken Breast

Directions:

Toss mixed greens with cherry vinaigrette and place in bowl, top with cheese, fruit and pecans. Slice chicken breasts and place atop each salad.

Candied Pecans:

Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees. Mix 1 stick melted butter with 1 cup brown sugar and toss with ½ pound pecan halves. Bake for 20 minutes on a sheet pan, stirring every 5 minutes.

Cherry Vinaigrette:

¾ cup red tart cherries
1 cup cherry juice
½ tsp dry thyme
¼ granulated garlic
4 Tbsp raspberry vinegar
¼ cup fresh raspberries
1 cup canola oil

In blender, add all ingredients except oil and blend. Add oil through the top slowly until emulsified.

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