Apple Orchard Salad

October 26, 2010 8:29:51 AM PDT
Using Homegrown apples at Meijer- Homegrown products are those that are grown or produced within our five states (Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, and Kentucky). Meijer inspects products quality before it hits store shelves so you get the best produce fresh from the family farm. (65 local farmers) Buying homegrown supports local economy, benefits environment and is an affordable delicious way to add more nutrients to your diet!

Apple Orchard Salad
Serves 8

  • 4 cups Organic chicken breast, cooked and diced
  • 8 cups Mixed Greens Salad
  • 4 fresh Homegrown Gala apples, thin sliced
  • 1 cup Goat Cheese Crumbles
  • 1 cup glazed walnuts (drizzled with Agave Nectar and baked at 300 degrees for 5-10 minutes)
  • 1 cup apple cider vinaigrette dressing (recipe below)
  • 1. Toss salad greens and apple cider vinaigrette together in bowl. Arrange diced chicken on top of greens. Sprinkle cheese to cover. Arrange apple slices in circular rows to cover. You may want to put the apples into a mixture of water and lemon juice before adding to salad to prevent browning.

    2. Sprinkle with glazed walnuts and serve.