Elevating the classic chicken salad by adding a delicious homemade paleo mayo that goes perfectly with the juicy chicken breast strips and fresh veggies.
I’m absolutely hooked on buffalo chicken so when I found the recipe that I’m about to share with you, I was super excited to try it. It’s probably in my top 3 buffalo chicken dishes—and that’s saying something considering this is a salad. The added paleo-friendly ingredients end up making it into something that’s truly next level. Who knew switching to the paleo diet would help me create better-tasting meals? There’s really no need for artificial flavorings, fillers, thickeners and whatnot really. Frank’s Red Hot hot sauce gives it a perfectly spicy kick, while the apple cider vinegar provides just enough tanginess to help offset some of that fiery heat. That’s buffalo flavor right there; no need to overcomplicate things. If you’re a big fan of buffalo like me, you’ll enjoy this for sure.
I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve told my family and friends that switching over to the paleo diet doesn’t have to mean giving up your favorite foods. There are tons of creative ways to make paleo-friendly versions of just about anything. Take this recipe for chicken salad ranch wraps with homemade paleo tortillas for example. Sure, making a good paleo chicken salad is easy enough (we’ve got plenty of recipes to get you started), but the real star of this recipe is undoubtedly the homemade tortillas. They’re low carb while still being an excellent source of fiber and quality fat. And the best part of all? They taste fantastic without all the excess carbs and sugars.
Waldorf salad is one of those meals that just fits effortlessly into a paleo diet especially when you follow this recipe for making a classic Waldorf paleo chicken salad with apples, grapes, and walnuts. The combination of fresh fruit, veggies, and walnuts provides you a ton of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and satiating fats. If that wasn’t already enough, you’ll also be getting a good amount of protein from the chicken, which helps to make this already classic salad into an even more satisfying meal for paleo enthusiasts.
If you’re tired of bland tasting salads, then have I ever got a treat for you. How does an easy to make bacon and green onion paleo chicken salad sound? It combines a bunch of the best tasting paleo ingredients you can think of into one ridiculously great tasting salad that makes for a perfect light lunch. It seriously doesn’t get much better than this—lots of lean protein from the chicken, fats from the bacon, and some green onion, garlic powder, and paleo mayonnaise helps to round up the whole package. This is one salad recipe that you’ll keep coming back to because it packs a lot of flavor without much prep time.
Avocados are one of the best paleo ingredients when it comes to versatility. You can puree it and use it as a dressing, use it as a substitute for heavy cream, add it to smoothies, top your salads with it, and so much more. They’re ideal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner thanks to the high antioxidant and heart-healthy monounsaturated fat content. They’re particularly yummy when used in this low carb chicken salad stuffed avocado recipe. It really does cover all of your nutritional bases such as protein from the chicken, quality fats, and a variety of other essential nutrients. This chicken salad is a hit even among those who aren’t too fond of salads—that’s how good it is.
A few weeks ago, if you had told me that I could make a chicken salad from scratch with only six ingredients, and it would end up not just tasting amazing, but satisfying as well, I never would have believed you. But that’s exactly what you’re getting with this 6-ingredient avocado chicken salad recipe. The highlight is the juicy chicken with rich, creamy avocado—that combo’s hard to beat. But there’s also some great extras to pair with it such as celery, cilantro, and of course your paleo mayonnaise as dressing. The tanginess of the twist of lime juice at the end really brings it all together. This recipe is all about making the ingredients shine, so keep it simple. You won’t be disappointed.
If you think that you can’t make a paleo salad dish that doesn’t just taste incredible, but also extremely satiating, then you haven’t tried this recipe for the best paleo chicken curry salad that you’ll ever try. The secret sauce so to speak is making sure to use your own homemade (or otherwise paleo approved) mayonnaise along with the curry powder. This gives it an incredibly thick and creamy texture that goes perfectly with the chicken, celery, apple, raisins, and other salad ingredients. This is definitely one salad recipe that won’t leave you feeling hungry afterwards.