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Strive for Wellness®

Chicken Salad

Recipe provided by Strive for Wellness®

Servings: 5

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approximately one pound), ½-inch diced or shredded
¼ cup red oinion, diced
¼ cup apple, diced
½ cup grapes, halved
¼ cup celery, diced
¼ cup cucumber, diced
¼ cup bell pepper, diced
¼ cup nuts (slivered almonds, chopped walnuts or chopped pecans work well)
½ cup plain nonfat or low-fat Greek yogurt (use ¾ cup if creamier consistency is desired)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)

 

Optional Variations:
(choose one from the list to add to standard recipe for flavor preference)

  1. 1 tablespoon lemon juice + ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  2. 1 tablespoon lime juice + 1 teaspoon honey + ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  3. 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar + 1 teaspoon honey
  4. 1 teaspoon honey + 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  5. 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Directions:

  1. Place chicken, fruit, vegetables and nuts into a large bowl.
  2. In another bowl, whisk together the yogurt, seasonings and optional variation ingredients (if desired).
  3. Toss the yogurt mixture with the chicken mixture until combined.
  4. Can be enjoyed immediately. If time allows, first refrigerate for two hours or overnight to allow flavors to blend.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
5 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 110
% Daily Value
Total Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 516mg22%
Total Carbohydrate 7g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Protein 11g 
  • The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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