Simple Gourmet Chicken Salad

Have chicken left over from last night’s dinner? Turn it into today’s healthy lunch with a light chicken salad, eaten as is or tucked into a pita for a quick grab-and-go sandwich. Crunchy celery, diced apples and sweet, cool grapes create burst-in-your-mouth texture and gourmet flavor, while dairy-free mayo keeps the fat content low. iStock_000015565962XSmallSimple Gourmet Chicken Salad

Serves 2-4

Ingredients

1 pound cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
3/4 cup vegan mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. spicy mustard
1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 large red apple, chopped
2 tsp. lemon juice
3 stalks celery, chopped
2 cups green grapes
4 cups mixed salad greens
Sea salt and pepper, to taste



Directions

1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well to combine.

2. Serve chicken salad chilled.

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of  TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how  Clean Eating  saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on  Facebook,  Twitter  and  Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!

About Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.

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2 comments on «Simple Gourmet Chicken Salad»

  1. leah seifert says:

    what tortillas are you using are they gluten and dairy free to?

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