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Grilled Chicken Salad with Berries and Honey Lemon Dressing

Paleo/Whole 30 Option: sub soft cheese for avocado and skip the honey)

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dinner recipe, grilling recipe, Whole30 recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Linda Spiker


The Salad:

  • 4 chicken breasts prepared like this
  • 5 oz baby greens
  • 2 cups assorted berries
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola, or if you prefer a milder cheese, feta (those living dairy free sub with avocado)
  • 1/2 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

Honey Lemon Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon raw honey
  • pinch sea salt
  • few turns fresh black pepper


For salad:

  1. Brine chicken as directed here.
  2. Place all salad items on a platter.

Prepare dressing:

  1. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, honey, sea salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Cook chicken breasts as directed above.
  3. Dress salad, plate and set one sliced chicken breast atop salad on each plate. If you have extra dressing (you should) drizzle over chicken.