16. Recipe: Chicken Salad with a Twist
Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice mix that contains sesame seeds, sumac, salt, and other spices like oregano and thyme. It’s a neat mixture to have on hand to flavor dishes like salads, chicken, baked vegetables, pizza, soup, and homemade pita chips.
Skill level: Beginner
Start to Finish: 10 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 0 minutes
12 ounces cooked, shredded rotisserie or diced chicken breast (about 3 cups)
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup red grapes, halved
3 tablespoons sliced almonds
3 tablespoons avocado oil mayonnaise (I like Chosen Foods)
3 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
3/4 teaspoon za’atar (optional)
Salt and pepper
1. Place the chicken, celery, grapes, and almonds in a large bowl. Mix the avocado oil mayo, yogurt, and za’atar together in a separate bowl. Pour the mixture over the other ingredients and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe and photo adapted from Natural Pregnancy Cookbook by Dr. Sonali Ruder.Back to top