Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

HERE is the printable recipe. 



  • 1 ½ lbs boneless, skinless chicken

  • 1 cup whole milk plain yogurt

  • 3 stalks celery

  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

  • 2 Tbsp flax seed

  • ½ Tbsp salt


Optional Add ins: 

  • Pecans

  • Dried cranberries

  • Turmeric 

  • Diced apples 

  • Grapes 

  • Etc! 



  1. Place chicken breasts into a medium size pot and cover with water. Boil for about 1 – 1.5 hours until fully cooked and tender. 

  2. While chicken is cooking chop celery into bite sized pieces. 

  3. Shred chicken – There are 2 different methods to shred chicken

    1. 2 Forks – you can take 2 forks and pull chicken until shredded. This method takes a little longer. 

    2. Kitchen aid/blender – put chicken in a kitchen aid mixer on low for 15 seconds. 

  4. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Add in any add ins if you would like. 


Note: If everyone in your family doesn't like the same add ins, make the base and allow everyone to create their own. 


About the Contributor: Nicole Brooker earned her Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition from New York Chiropractic College in August 2018. Nicole is passionate about nutrition education, GI health and disease prevention. She is currently earning clinical hours toward the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential under Kim Ross's supervision.

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