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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Salad Sunday-Lime Grilled Chicken Salad

Hope you like today's recipe. I grill out almost every week in summer.  I even grill in the winter sometimes if my grill is not frozen in a snow pile.

When I grill it makes more than I can eat just for dinner during the week. So sometimes when I grill I use the grilled meat for my lunch salads. This is a perfect recipe for summer with the lime garlic marinade and the lime based salad dressing.

Lime Grilled Chicken Salad

2 cups lime grilled chicken
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Pinch salt and pepper.
1 (8ounce) package spring mix salad greens
1 (8 ounce package) baby spinach
1 Avocado, chopped
2 hard boiled eggs chopped
½ pint grape tomatoes
1 bunch green onions chopped
½ cup sunflower seeds

½ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Mix well.

Lime Grilled Chicken
Mix olive oil, lime juice and garlic. Pour over cut chicken pieces. Marinade at least 4 hours. Season the meat with the salt and pepper. Grill chicken over hot coals for 45 minutes until completely cooked. Cool chicken and shred enough of the pieces to make two cups of shredded meat.

Combine all of the vegetables in a bowl.  Put the chicken on top of the greens. Add the dressing and combine. Sprinkle the nuts on top. Serves 4


Chris Wodke
Founder & Manager Team CMT

Chris is a triathlete and long distance runner. She is a three time participant of the Boston Marathon.  In 2012 she finished 2nd at Boston in the Mobility Impaired Division. She was on the course in 2013 when the bombs exploded.

She has appeared three times at the Paratriathlon National Triathlon Sprint Championship. She was the 2012 and 2014 National Champion Paratriathlon Open Division Champion.

In 2014 she was the PC Open Champion at the Duathlon National Championship. She represented Team USA at the Aquathon ITU World Championship in Chicago in 2015 and will represent the US at the World championship in Cozumel in 2016.

 In 2014 she represented  the U.S. as a paratriathlete at the Pan-American Triathlon Championship in Dallas, Texas.  She has won state championships in cycling and triathlon.

She travels around the country raising awareness of CMT.

She is the author of the book, “Running for My Life” that details her experience as a CMT affected athlete.

You may visit her author page at:

Team CMT is a group of athletes and supporters working to raise awareness and to find a cure for CMT. We have 196 members in 37 states. We also have members in Australia, England,Scotland, Canada, Vietnam, Turkey, Finland, Scotland, France, Poland and Iran. If you wish to join us visit our web site; or

CMT or Charcot-Marie-Tooth is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy. It affects over 155,000 Americans (as many as MS).  It is a disease of the nerves that control the muscles. It is slowly progressive, causing loss of normal function and or sensation in the lower legs/feet and arms/hands.

Symptoms include; muscle wasting in the lower legs and feet leading to foot drop, poor balance and gait problems Atrophy in the hands causes difficulty with manual dexterity.

Structural foot deformities such as high arches and hammer toes are common.

Poor tolerance for cool or cold temperatures and many people have chronically cold hands and feet.

Additional symptoms may include fatigue, sleep apnea, breathing difficulties and hearing loss.

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