Mediterranean Chicken Salad

This chicken salad makes for a great one-dish meal. Change it up by swapping out your favorite complimentary vegetables. The best part is that it’s top 8 free!

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Food Allergy Superheroes 02When I first tried making quinoa, I struggled with how to rinse it. Getting an extra-large strainer has proven to be the easiest way.

I’ve found that the best way to chop up fresh herbs is with kitchen shears. Make sure your parsley is clean and dry, then hold a bunch over your bowl and snip with scissors.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Food Allergy Superheroes 03Combine cooked quinoa, chicken, all your veggies, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Toss to combine.

Mediterranean Chicken Salad from Allergy Superheroes | gluten-free, top 8 free, super yummy!

Not everybody likes avocados or olives in our house, so we added them to individual bowls instead of to the full mixture. Avocado can go bad quickly anyway, so this is the best method if you’re counting on leftovers as another meal!

That’s it! A quick and easy dish, with the most time-consuming part being the chopping of the veggies. Get yourself some kitchen helpers to get it done faster–chopping is a great way to involve kids in the kitchen!

Mediterranean Chicken Salad from Allergy Superheroes | gluten-free, top 8 free, super yummy!

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