Avocado Chicken Salad on the Whole 30: What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)

We are finishing up Day 15 of the Whole 30! I can’t believe we are half way through!

I admit I did “cheat” with toast while I was sick. No guilt either — eggs on a sick stomach still sounds gross. Today I am feeling 100% though. Thank you all for the sweet tweets and comments on Monday. It meant a lot.

Thanks Jenn for hosting What I Ate Wednesday again! Breakfast for Testing Kids
For breakfast, I had 2 scrambled eggs with organic ghee, bacon, and strawberries. Yum! I had flashbacks of testing week in elementary school when they tell the parents to make sure to feed their kids something really good! Anyone remember those days?

Chocolate Shakeology RecipeFor lunch I had a scoop of Shakeology, 1 frozen banana, 1/3 cup coconut milk, and water. I’ve been buying my coconut milk and green tea off of Amazon, and I have to say the “real thing” is tastes better.

I also had a handful of almonds and 1/2 an apple that isn’t pictured (I got hungry).

izzie begging

The real treat that Izzie was waiting for me to drop was dinner. I found Leah’s Avocado Sonoma Chicken Salad on Pinterest. It called for pecans and avocado — 2 of my favorites — so I had to try it!

avocado chicken salad recipeThe first step was to cut up the grapes into halves and dice 4-5 celery slices.

avocado chicken salad recipesStep two was to cut up and peel 2 fresh avocados.

whole 30 avocado chicken saladStep 3 was to mash up the avocado and add chicken. I grilled the chicken while the I did the first two steps so it was a quick meal.

photo (26)Last step — eat up! The avocado chicken salad reminded me of a traditional chicken salad without all of the mayonaise.  It’s definitely worth trying even if you aren’t doing the Whole 30 or a paleo-based diet.

Do you remember eating a good meal for testing week in elementary school?

What do you think of the paleo-based diets?

(I am missing my grains and dairy to be honest!)

Click here to view her full recipe for the Avocado Chicken Salad.

Comments

  1. Izzie looks so adorable! Just look at that face =) I’m not sure how dogs do it, but no matter if the deserve a treat or not they give you that look and it’s game over! Too hard to say no too.

  2. oh my god that chicken salad looks insane! SO yummy looking!

  3. This looks great, I love the combination of grapes and avocado!

  4. The salad looks both yummy and nutritious!

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