Monday, April 13, 2015

Cranberry Chicken Salad


Sometimes life just throws us major curve balls. I have seen it more often than I would like to ever see again  admit. I never really dish my private business on here, it is a food blog. But sometimes you just need to take a break sit back and reflect on how lucky you really are. Life as we know it can always change in an instant. We had a pretty serious family emergency the last week. My precious nephew needed emergency brain surgery. If you follow me on Instagram you have seen his precious little face. Needless to say it's been an insane week of no sleep trips back and forth to the hospital and straight up worrying.  He is improving every day and hopefully will not have any further complications. He came into this world fighting 11 months ago and he sure is fighting now to heal quickly.




If you are in need of a quick healthy spin on the traditional chicken salad this is it!
It's a perfect lunch and perfect to serve for guests. 
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Ingredients
2 whole boneless chicken breasts roasted or poached and Shredded

1/2 cups low-fat mayonnaise

1/4 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoons ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoons sugar

1/4 teaspoons brown mustard

1 stalk celery, chopped

1 teaspoon chopped red onion

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

Directions
Mix together the chicken and mayonnaise in a bowl, stir to coat well, then stir in the rest of the ingredients. Serve immediately, or refrigerate several hours or overnight (the flavor just gets better).
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Some more savory chicken salads you may like................................



5 comments :

  1. You know when I was younger I was never a fan of chicken salad...but this looks right up my alley! I love that it has a lighter twist on it!

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  2. This looks so delicious!! I'm visiting from Wonderful Wednesday blog hop.
    Thanks
    Angie

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  3. What a great recipe! Pinned it :)
    Thanks so much for sharing it on my blog.

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  4. What a great Chicken Salad, I could have that right now! Hope you little Nephew is improving everyday, prayers for your family. Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday this week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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  5. I use cranberry jelly for my version of this sandwich and mix it my own version of chicken salad..may try your version which sounds great.

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