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  • Nicole Brooker, MS, CNS

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

Updated: Nov 5, 2023


  • 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


  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

  4. 2 Forks – you can take 2 forks and pull chicken until shredded. This method takes a little longer.

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

  6. 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.

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad
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About the Contributor: Nicole Brooker, CNS 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 an adjunct professor at Columbia International University where she developed and wrote the curriculum for a Health and Nutrition Minor.


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