It's Recipe Redux time! This month's theme is colorful holiday food. Use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey in this easy, delicious chicken/turkey salad recipe that omits the mayo. Add in some delicious and colorful dried cranberries plus pumpkin seeds for some heart healthy fat.
Chicken (or Turkey) Salad
Makes about 4 cups
- 3 cups shredded or chopped chicken (or turkey) - can also use 2 10-oz cans of chicken
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 1 stalk celery finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds toasted
- 1 tsp lemon pepper (salt-free)
Mix ingredients together and enjoy.
- Wrapped up in lettuce
- On an apple round topped with a pecan
- On whole grain crackers or toast (or even a crossant)
- Stuffed in a whole grain pita
- As a dressing substitute on a lettuce salad
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