By Emily McKenna, Recipe Developer & Tester for EatingWell Magazine
During summer, when it's hot and humid at dinnertime, the last thing I want to do is go inside and turn on the stove to cook. As an alternative, I often turn to salads, which are not only quick and easy to pull together, but also lighter and don't require the stove. Of course, I want a little variety at the dinner table, and sometimes a big bowl of raw greens and veggies just doesn't make the cut.
So to give my salads some flair, I'm turning to the grill. Yes, you heard me right. Here are 5 EatingWell recipes for healthy grilled salads--with accompanying tips for salad-grilling perfection--that go beyond the usual sliced, grilled steak or chicken on greens. You do have to cook the components of these salads, but at least you can do your cooking outside, watching the sunset and, I hope, with a cocktail in hand.
Chopped Tandoori Chicken Salad
This salad is inspired by one of our favorite Indian