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Chicken Arugula Strawberry Salad

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Serves 4

For the Salad:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled and sliced
  • 8 cups arugula
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced

For the Strawberry Vinaigrette:

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave nectar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Grill until fully cooked, then slice into thin strips. In a large bowl, combine the arugula, sliced strawberries, toasted almonds, avocado slices, and red onion. In a blender, combine the fresh strawberries, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, maple syrup or agave nectar, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth. Drizzle the strawberry vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat the ingredients evenly. Top the salad with the grilled chicken slices. Divide the salad among four plates.

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