Loaded Chicken Salad: Four Ways

Loaded Chicken Salad: Four Ways | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Loaded Chicken Salad Four Ways makes for the perfect customizable lunch! Make a big batch at the beginning of the week and enjoy it all week long in sandwiches, as a back-to-school snack on celery sticks, in a lettuce wrap, or in a salad! Made in partnership with Nuts.com!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

This Chicken Salad is filled with some of my favorite lunch flavors:

Perfectly seasoned baked (or boiled) chicken

Fresh chopped scallions

Crisp red grapes

Sweet royal raisins

Chopped walnuts, or nuts of choice

& crispy, smoky bacon

It seriously doesn’t get much better than that!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I am so excited to partner with my friends at Nuts.com to bring you today’s recipe. This chicken salad is packed with nuts of choice, and my favorite, royal raisins! I simply can’t get over how customizable and delicious this lunch recipe is.

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Looking for a great back-to-school snack for when the kiddos get home? Serve this on celery sticks for a protein-packed snack.

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If you are looking for a low-carb Whole30 compliant lunch option, make it a lettuce wrap!

Loaded Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Are you more of a salad person? Create a salad with this Chicken Salad by serving it over greens with your favorite salad fixings!

Loaded Chicken Salad | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

More of a sandwich person? Add this to your favorite bread with some extra add-ins such as tomatoes and avocado for an ultimate protein packed sandwich to keep you full and energized all day long!

Loaded Chicken Salad Sandwich | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

Loaded Chicken Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 0:25 Serves 4

Ingredients

    Chicken Salad

    • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and diced
    • 1/4 cup red grapes, sliced
    • 1/4 cup royal raisins, roughly chopped
    • 1/4 cup walnuts, or another nut of choice
    • 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 red onion, diced
    • 1/3 cup good quality mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, more to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, more to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, more to taste
    • optional: 1/4 cup bacon, roughly chopped

    Chicken Salad Celery Sticks

    • 12 celery ribs, cleaned and sliced in half or thirds depending on size

    Chicken Salad Sandwich

    Lettuce Wraps

    Chicken Salad Over Salad

    Directions

    1. Place all of the chicken salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
    2. Mix until well combined. Taste and adjust seasoning, mayonnaise, and dijon mustard as needed.
    3. Serve as celery sticks, in a lettuce wrap, on top of a salad, or as a sandwich!

    Recipe Notes

    *Store in your refrigerator for 3-5 days!

    *You can sub the mayo for 1/3 cup Greek yogurt if desired!

     

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    Spring Vegetable Quiche

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche {Grain-free, gluten-free} | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    This Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche is loaded with vegetables and fresh flavors that everyone will love! If you are looking for a beautiful and fresh brunch recipe to impress with this Mother’s Day or Easter Sunday, this recipe is IT! No one will be able to tell that the flaky, buttery crust is gluten-free, grain-free, and paleo-friendly!

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    Whatever the occasion, this gorgeous, fresh, healthy, and flavorful quiche will be the hit of the brunch table!

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    Flakey, butter-y crust loaded with fresh Spring vegetables and herbs makes for quiche perfection. This recipe can also be customizable! Simply make the crust, roast your favorite Spring veggies, combine them with eggs and spices, bake and BOOM. Brunch perfection.

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

    Top it with avocado slices and some flaky salt!

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

     

    Paleo Spring Vegetable Quiche

    Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Total Time 1:05 Yields 4

    Ingredients

    • 1 batch paleo tart crust (also on page 70 of the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook)
    • 1/2 bunch asparagus, sliced thinly. Slice a few lengthwise to top the quiche before baking for an added beautiful touch!
    • 1 cup fingerling potatoes, thinly sliced
    • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 onion, diced, cooked until translucent
    • 1/2 cup leeks, diced, cooked until translucent
    • 1 cup red Swiss chard, both the leafy green and the stem, sliced thin and cooked until wilted.
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1/2 bunch Chives, sliced thin
    • 8 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

    Directions

    1. Prepare one batch of tart curst and place in the refrigerator to chill.
    2. Pre-heat the oven to 400 °F. Roast asparagus and potatoes for 30-40 minutes, or until fork tender. Broil for 1 minute at the end to add extra color to the vegetables.
    3. While vegetables are roasting, heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add in onion, leek, swiss chard, and garlic. Cook until onions turn translucent and swiss chard begins to soften, about 3-5 minutes. Take off heat and set aside.
    4. In a medium mixing bowl, add roasted veggies, cooked onion mixture, eggs, paprika, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir well.
    5. Bring the oven down to 350 °F. Grease desired tart pan, and gently press the chilled dough into the center, filling up the sides and the bottom. Par-bake for 5 minutes, just until the dough starts to rise. The dough should still be raw.
    6. Pour quiche mixture into tart pan. Garnish with chives and nicely cut asparagus. Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the eggs have set.
    7. Garnish with additional chives, sea salt, and avocado. Serve warm!

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    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    This 3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet is hearty, flavorful and QUICK! It’s the perfect, customizable, week day breakfast.

    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    Sometimes I throw some other veggies, like spinach, onion, and sweet potato, into the mix, but most of the time it’s as simple (and tasty) as this 3-Igredient Skillet.  I love using a good salsa because it gives you all the flavors you need! Literally, you don’t even need to spice this beauty. It’s. ALL. Packed. In!

    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    Look at that yolk!

    Here’s a glimpse at the steps:

    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    3 Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

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    3-Ingredient Breakfast Skillet

    Prep Time 2 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 0:17 Yields 2

    Ingredients

    • 3/4-1 lb. organic ground turkey (or grass-fed beef)
    • 1 cup salsa of choice
    • 6 organic eggs*

    Directions

    • Heat skillet with oil over medium heat, and place turkey into it. Cook until turkey browns and no pink remains.
    • Add in salsa and mix to combine, let cook together for 2-3 minutes.
    • Crack in eggs and cover skillet for 7 minutes or until egg whites are opaque**

    Recipe Notes

    • *Adjust based on how many people you are serving. Example: If you're making it for 2 people, and you want 2 eggs each, reduce the amount as desired.
    • **Cooking time will vary based on how yolky you want your eggs
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    Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Protein Whipped Cream and Caramel

    I’m on a peach craze right now. They are just so fresh. Aside from this perfectly grilled sweet treat, I’m also obsessed with my brown butter caramelized peach pancakes right now. I made those pancakes in multiple variations when my mom was in town and they were a HIT! Highly recommend.

    Anyway, back to today’s recipe and despite the school year about to begin, there’s still plenty of grill time upon us. Grilling fruit is epic. Seriously. 

    Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Protein Whipped Cream and Caramel

    Let’s talk about these for a second. Grilled, warm peaches covered in gooey caramel and topped with a cinnamon whipped cream that is packed with protein.

     So good on so many levels.

    Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Protein Whipped Cream and Caramel

    Step 1: Grill. Step 2: Caramel drizzle. Step 3: Whipped Cream. Easy as that! 

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    Grilled Peaches with Cinnamon Protein Whipped Cream and Caramel

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    Brownie Bites with Protein Frosting

    I’m home from Florida, you guys! I had the absolute best time with my nanny (grandma) celebrating her 91st birthday. If you follow me on Instagram (if you don’t, you should!), you’ve seen pictures like these from the trip: 

    Nanny's91stDelicious food, relaxation, and quality family time. Absolutely nothing better!

    Now I’m back, and am ready to bring you delicious recipes all summer long, starting with some great 4th of July recipes to gear up for Friday. These brownie bites are legit heavenly. The frosting? Creamy and sweet. The perfect frosting texture.

    Browniebites

    Perfect for the 4th. Am I right?

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    Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

    I haven’t posted a smoothie in a while! Since I’ve been smoothie-ing-it-up (just ignore me) a lot lately, I thought I’d bring you a new favorite. Chocolate + Coconut = delicious. Nothing else needed to say. This smoothie gets extra creamy from the coconut/nut butter addition plus the chia seeds. Creamy chocolate shake with a hint of coconut flavor. I’m in.

    Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

    Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

     

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