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Chicken Kale Avocado Salad with Homemade Dressing



  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Bunches of Kale (any variety)
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/2 Red Onion
  • Salad Topper (such as Sprouted Seed Salad Topper)

Seasoning for Chicken:

  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Parsley
  • 1 Teaspoon Paprika
  • Juice of a Lemon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil (of your choice)

Homemade Dressing:

  • 3 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • Juice of a Lemon
  • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Honey
  • Pinch of Salt


1. Prepare the Chicken:

  • Season the chicken breasts with garlic powder, parsley, paprika, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

2. Make the Dressing:

  • In a container with a lid, combine minced garlic, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, and a pinch of salt. Shake well to mix.

3. Prepare the Salad:

  • Remove the stems from the kale and chop the leaves. Place them in a large bowl and add half of the prepared dressing. Massage the kale leaves gently and set aside.
  • In a cast iron skillet or pan with a lid, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Add the seasoned chicken breasts to the pan and cover. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side until fully cooked. Transfer the cooked chicken to a cutting board and let it rest.
  • While the chicken rests, slice the red onion, halve the cucumber, and chop the avocado. Add these veggies to the bowl of kale.
  • Shred or chop the cooked chicken and add it to the salad.
  • Top the salad with the salad topper and drizzle the remaining dressing over it.
  • Give the salad a good toss to combine all ingredients.
  • Serve and enjoy this delicious and nutritious chicken kale avocado salad!
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