Chicken Salad (No Mayo)

by | Updated: July 13th, 2018 | Read time: 1 minute

Whether you’ve got an office potluck, backyard BBQ or picnic planned, chicken salad is sure to be on the menu. But there’s one hitch: mayo-drowned chicken salad is so overrated. Salvage your spread by tossing diced chicken with crunchy veggies, creamy avocado and a delicious dressing. Now this what your party needed! Use leftovers for lunch – this no-mayo, healthy chicken salad is great stuffed in lettuce wraps, toasted pitas or soft taco shells.

Healthy Chicken Salad (No Mayo) in Bowl with Veggies and Dressing |


Makes approximately 4 cups


3 cups cooked chicken, cubed
1 medium/large avocado, diced (about 1 cup)
1 cup apple, diced
1/2 cup celery, diced


2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 tsp. each salt, pepper and cayenne pepper


  1. In small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  2. In large bowl, combine chicken, avocado, apple and celery with dressing.
  3. Serve immediately or chill before serving.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at