Outrageously delicious


Every Tuesday night, 4 of us girls get together and watch Biggest Loser/American Idol/Dancing with the Stars/whatever and paint and laugh and talk and eat. This is what we had tonight, and it was, as Elaine says, "slap your mama good". Yes ma'am.


2 bunches spinach, washed and stemmed
1 sm. white onion, sliced thin
1 can pineapple chunks in juice (drained well but reserve juice)
3/4 c. crumbled blue cheese (4 oz. pack)
3 halves chicken breasts, cooked and shredded


1 c. pecans
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tbsp. course ground pepper
1/4 c. sugar

Combine seasoning. Stir to blend. Heat heavy skillet and add pecans and stir, heating 1 minute. Sprinkle 1/2 of the sugar mix on pecans and stir for 1 minute. While cooking, add remaining sugar mixture and continue to stir until melted. Remove nuts and immediately place on pre-oiled cookie sheet. Cool and package tightly. Refrigerate.


1/4 c. salad oil (sunflower oil)
1/4 c. Balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. pineapple juice

Combine all ingredients at serving time. Mix all and toss well.


I did not have the blue cheese or pecans on mine (because of my food plan), and it was still delish. I tasted the peppered pecans, and they were to die for. They would have been fabulous mixed into the salad.

Try this for a ladies' lunch or a fancy pot luck selection. It's that good.



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