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One-Bowl Harvest Chicken Salad (Dairy-Free, Mayo-Free)

Yield 2 -4

One-Bowl Harvest Chicken Salad (Dairy-free, Mayo-Free) is a fresh, bright recipe, perfect for lunch or dinner. Simple to make, crunchy, and satisfying, you'll want to make this one again and again.


  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey optional
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small shallot very thinly sliced
  • 2 cups chopped apple from about 2 medium apples
  • 2 cups chopped celery from about 8-10 stalks
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts or thighs from Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken or store-bought rotisserie
  • cup chopped roasted salted cashews
  • 4 cups arugula or spinach optional


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the mustard, honey, salt, vinegar, and olive oil until well combined.
  • Add the shallot, stir and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Add the apple, celery, cooked chicken, and cashews, stirring until well combined.
  • Serve over greens if you like.


Use 2 cans of drained tuna in place of the chicken.
Substitute 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion for the scallion.
Pecans or roasted almonds would be a nice substitute for cashews. Or leave them out altogether for a nut-free version.
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