Food / From My Table

Chicken Apple Salad

One of the perks of being in the nutrition profession is free samples. Yup- super great perk. I received this salad dressing a while back from a food expo and have been meaning to create a salad to try it out with! I threw this together for a quick weeknight meal.


I did a meal prep night and chopped up a ton of veggies for stir fry and sandwiches as well as fruit for the week. I took a little cucumber here and carrot there to add to this salad but you could add ANY veggies you like. I would recommend adding the cucumber though, it tastes awesome with the apple!


I like the combo of sweet and salty from the apple and feta cheese. The chicken is a good source of protein and I also LOVE adding warm elements like chicken or beans onto cold salad.


This dressing was a tiny bit sweet for me but it paired nicely with all of the ingredients! I also threw in some homemade croutons– I will never go back to store bought croutons or crouton-less salad. I love my homemade version!


Chicken Apple Salad


1 chicken breast or 2 chicken tenders, thawed

Romaine Lettuce

Cucumber, peeled and sliced

Apple, cored and sliced

Feta cheese

Other veggies (I used carrot and yellow pepper)

Homemade croutons

Your favorite dressing


1. Cook chicken thoroughly either in a pan on the stove or grilled. Slice into bite size pieces.

2. Meanwhile combine lettuce, apple, cheese, veggies and croutons. Top with chicken and dressing




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