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Apple Dill Chicken Salad [low-carb, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]| Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Apple Dill Chicken salad is the perfect low-carb make ahead Fall lunch! Inspired by a local cafe who makes a similar chicken salad, I simply can’t get enough of it!

Apple Dill Chicken Salad [low-carb, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]| Lexi's Clean Kitchen

What a fun-filled weekend I had!

Mike, his family, and I headed to Toronto on Saturday for Mike’s cousin’s wedding. I had never been to Toronto before and I had a great time meeting new people, exploring the city, and getting to know the Canadian lifestyle.

Apple Dill Chicken Salad [low-carb, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]| Lexi's Clean Kitchen

A definite highlight of my weekend trip was getting to meet my girl Davida from over at The Healthy Maven.

food blogger meet up

If you haven’t been over to her blog yet, I suggest you head over there; I love her blog and absolutely love her! And a small world it is! It turns out Mike and Davida went camp together when they were kids.


We met, we talked, and it felt just like a bunch of old friends hanging out. I can’t wait for our next Toronto trip (over the Summer) when we can spend more time together!

Apple Dill Chicken Salad [low-carb, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]| Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Now that we are home and are getting settled for the work week, I wanted a lunch that was quick, easy, and light (since our weekend was anything but) and this was just what I needed.

10 minutes to toss together, one-bowl for minimal cleanup, and loaded with delicious Fall flavors = the perfect lunch for busy work weeks!

Apple Dill Chicken Salad [low-carb, dairy-free, paleo-friendly]| Lexi's Clean Kitchen

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Apple Dill Chicken Salad

5 from 2 votes
Servings 2
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 1/3 cup organic mayonnaise homemade or store-bought, add more as needed
  • 2 organic apples finely diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried dill more to taste
  • 1/2 red onion finely diced
  • 2 teaspoon coconut sugar


  • Allow chicken to cool and transfer 2 cups to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add mayonnaise, apples, dill, and red onion to the large mixing bowl.
  • Mix well to combine. Taste and adjust ingredients as needed.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.


I start with a tablespoon of mayonnaise and add until I reach my desired amount


Serving: 1/2 recipeCalories: 455kcalCarbohydrates: 47.2gProtein: 32gFat: 16.7gSaturated Fat: 2.8gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 349mgFiber: 6gSugar: 16g
Author: Lexi

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  1. 5 stars
    Made this with store bought shredded chicken for a workday lunch! Super quick and easy and delish! Will definitely be keeping this in my rotation!

  2. 5 stars
    This chicken salad is absolutely delicious! I’ve made it several times, it’s become my new favorite meal prep for lunch!

  3. Hi there! This looks really yummy!
    Do you think Greek yogurt would work here? I’m following a plan that keeps fats low when eating healthy carbs like fruit and grains.

  4. So amazing to meet you! It’s crazy that it was our first time meeting, I feel like I’ve known you for years! Consider yourself warned that I’ll be commenting on all future posts…get ready 😉

  5. Love Davida! What a small world! This apple salad is so pretty and I love the simplicity. Can’t wait to give it a try!