Easy Paleo Chicken Salad from Sweetpea Lifestyle

We’ve all heard about paleo socially and on the interwebs.  Even though I could never have a strict paleo diet, I like to incorporate delicious recipes that are paleo friendly such as her chicken salad.  Seriously, how good does this salad look from Ashley from Sweetpea Lifestyle?  I mean mango chipotle, grapes, chicken, cucumbers are just asking to be eaten.  I know you are just going to adore Ashley like I do.

Sweetpea Lifestyle is one of my favorite blogs.  I need to find a reason to use Ashley’s Mason Jar Themed Shower ideas.  It’s absolutely brilliant!   She also has delicious recipes, great DIY ideas, and fun fashion boards.  A little something for everyone, right?!


This is a great go to meal for those busy evenings when you have exactly 20 minutes to make something healthy and satisfying before your h-anger (hungry + angry = h-angry. Thanks, SoMeCards!) gets out of control…

If you have chicken, greens and other salad accouterments in your fridge, you’re ready to go

Easy Paleo Chicken Salad
(This portion is for one, uno, single person… Adjust accordingly!)
3 oz Chicken Breast – sliced into strips
a sprinkle of Salt & Pepper
1.5 cups Romaince Lettuce
1/2 cup Broccoli Slaw mix
2 T chopped Cucumbers
2 T sliced Grapes 
1.5 T Mango Chipotle Dressing
Cracked Pepper on top
Marinate your chicken for 10 minutes, while you chop your greens, cucumbers and grapes.
Cook chicken over grill or in a hot pan till cooked through.
Let rest 5 minutes, before slicing into bite size pieces.
Mix romaine, slaw, and cucumbers in bowl + 1.5 T of the dressing. 
Top salad with warm chicken and cold grapes, followed by a few turns of your pepper mill.
I’m pretty picky about my salads – I like one of everything per bite. Therefore, I cut my chicken, grapes and cucumbers a bit smaller than normal… I don’t want a bite of JUST lettuce, or JUST chicken… I want the whole shebang! 
See how easy that was?? And.. it was ready in under 20 minutes. Eating Paleo – which is no gluten, no sugar, and no dairy – can be super yummy. I didn’t miss any of the no-no foods – didn’t even notice!
Enjoy, Friends! Happy Weekend!
Don’t forget to stop by and say “hi” to Ashley over at Sweetpea Lifestyle!


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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15861626411289222870 Lourdes

    this looks delicious!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18132607324746373495 ABpetite

    That is one gorg salad!! Thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07109717952497483660 Jess Casey

    This looks so yummy!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14584116708000826290 Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness

    Love this recipe and love so many of the concepts from Paleo! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01699594650305506763 M. at Making Sense of Cents

    This looks so good! Will have to make it soon.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06375949700348955955 Ashley

    I love the idea of the Paleo diet, but i don’t eat red meat so I could never do it. This salad on the other hand looks amazing and I will have to give it a try!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06864460227374447794 ShelbyandBrandon Osmond

    I love to check out Sweet Pea as well, she has got some great recipes. And this looks great as well!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03933311040542595030 Sessy@NTSST

    Oooooh YUMMY! This looks so good, must try! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14543298296404613054 Justina F. Lee

    That looks sooo good right now!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09872776138094565847 SH

    This looks amazing – gotta try it!

    Hope you’re having a wonderful day!
    The Hartungs Blog

  • http://memoirsofthenorwegiangirl.wordpress.com/ memoirsofthenorwegiangirl

    that looks great! Chicken salad is one of my favourite things to eat for lunch/dinner. it`s so yummy and healthy at the same time, that I almost can`t believe it`s true! Looking forward to try out this recipe!