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Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad

January brings all the diets and meal plans into the limelight, doesn’t it? I’m not one to buy into (or recommend) crazy fad diets, but I do personally find an occasional (1-2x/year for me personally) Whole30 to be beneficial. I have a fair amount of recipes that happen to be Whole30 compliant without even trying and this Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad is one of them! If you’re curious about why I like Whole30, you can find a post all about the revelations I’ve experienced (none of which are related to body composition) here.

Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad

The Inspiration Behind the Recipe

I first made this recipe for my best friend’s baby shower last August. She had the cutest woodsy-ish theme and her theme was the inspiration for the dill sprigs. And it’s a good thing, because these fresh dill sprigs are one of my favorite parts of the recipe!

Whole30 Approved Chicken Salad

Whether you’re packing a lunch, planning a baby shower menu or just looking to spruce up your Whole30 recipe options, this Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad will be your new favorite. It’s such a nice balance of healthy fats from avocado oil mayo (I love Primal Kitchen’s) and almonds, lean protein, a hint of sweetness from grapes, some crunch from celery and extra boost of freshness from the dill!

Dill Chicken Salad on a bed of Greens

Creative Ways to Enjoy Chicken Salad

KISS Tip: Enjoy this Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad on a bed of greens or if not on a Whole30, I actually love to stuff some of the chicken salad inside Siete Foods Grain Free Taco Shells! Such a fun take on Taco Tuesday, right?

Chicken Salad Stuffed In Siete Foods Grain Free Taco Shells

Regardless of how you serve up this salad, be prepared for everyone to love it, ask for the recipe and want seconds. It’s so simple yet so delicious. It will probably be my new go-to to bring to baby or bridal shower and it sure is handy when I’m on a Whole30!

Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad on Greens

Looking for other Whole30 recipes? This Whole30 Herb Crusted Salmon and Sheet Pan Shrimp Primavera have been pretty popular here lately!

Whole30 Dill Chicken Salad on Greens
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KISS Dill Chicken Salad

Time10 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 3 cups cubed chicken
  • 1 cup red grapes, cut in half
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup avocado mayo
  • 3/4 cup almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 fresh sprigs of dill, or more to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix together. 
  • Enjoy on a bed of lettuce, with your favorite gluten-free crackers or bread (if not on a Whole30), or all by itself!

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