The 4-Step Easy Chicken Salad To Make If You Really Hate Salad

Look, most of us are trying to implement healthier meals into our diets this year, but that doesn't mean you have to suffer.


Kelleigh Korevaar |

I set out on a mission to find an easy chicken salad I would actually want to eat. Because here’s the thing, while I’ve always wanted to be someone who likes salad, I’m just not. There’s something about salad that leaves me nauseous (and it’s not just an excuse to justify why I eat a lot of potatoes).

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If you’re left feeling uneasy or nauseous after eating a salad, it’s not just an aversion to healthy eating. You might have difficulty digesting raw vegetables. So after consulting Google and struggling through some leafy meals, I decided to take the raw element out of the meal and cook the ingredients. That was the game changer. The fact that this recipe packs green ingredients that are full of nutritional goodness is just an extra bonus, really.

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You can count on this green trio to help hit your health goals this year.

  • Zucchini may reduce blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss and improve heart health.
  • Green beans are a great source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, dietary fibre and silicon which is needed for healthy bones, skin, and hair.
  • And broccoli promotes healthy digestion and supports healthy brain functioning (which is well-needed after a few weeks off from work).

Add the almonds, chicken and avocado and you’re free to sit down and actually enjoy a salad for once. Plus, this easy chicken salad is only 432 calories per serving.

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*If you want this salad to go a bit further and don’t mind raw vegetables, don’t cook the zucchini. Use a peeler to create ribbons of Zucchini which will bulk up your salad as they tend to shrink quite a bit when you cook them.

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