For a summer luncheon, this light, colorful salad is a treat. The crunchy celery, green pepper and almonds along with refreshing oranges and pineapple make this a chicken salad folks can't wait to dig into.
Bernadine Stine, Roanoke, Indiana
This cool main-dish salad really hits the spot during the warm summer months. Plus, its colorful layers look so appealing. Served with a roll or muffin, it's a complete meal.
-Kay Bridgeman, Lexington, Ohio
I love the challenge of finding creative new ways to serve foods. So putting peaches in chicken salad seems only natural. My husband and I enjoy this hearty cool salad on hot summer evenings.Elizabeth Waden, Timmonsville, South Carolina
Meet the Cook: Back in the 1950's, I was a home economist for the electric company, which is how I came across this recipe. During spring and summer, when it is hot here, my family especially likes it. (My husband and I have two children and a pair of granddaughters, all grown.)
I've also found this chicken salad is good for women's luncheons and covered-plate meals since it's so different.
-Johnece Stuard, Mansfield, Texas
This is one of my family's favorite summer dishes. The kids love this filling salad's sweet dressing. While the chicken is grilling, I prepare the dressing and vegetables.Stephanie Moon, Boise, Idaho.
The crispy and fruity chicken salad is refreshing served for lunch, dinner or a potluck suppereither warm or cold. For an easy change of pace, I suggest using a bottled salad dressing.Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
Here's a perfect summer recipe from Linda Schwab-Edmundson, Shokan, New York. A distinctive dressing of cilantro, cumin and lime is refreshing over crisp lettuce and tender chicken. Toss in cherry tomatoes, if you'd like, for color.