A unique and healthy take on traditional chicken salad that uses almond butter in lieu of mayonnaise.  Gluten-free and dairy-free.

Curry Chickpea Chicken Salad - A unique and healthy take on traditional chicken salad that uses almond butter in lieu of mayonnaise. Gluten-free, dairy-free. | QueenofMyKitchen.com

Traditional chicken salad is comprised of cooked, shredded (or cubed) chicken in a mayonnaise based dressing, and usually includes chopped celery and parsley. From here the variations are endless and almost always delicious. Curry Chickpea Chicken Salad turns the classic preparation on its head by using an almond butter dressing in lieu of mayonnaise, and infusing it with curry – a fragrant blend of spices that pairs remarkably well with chicken. Throw in some chickpeas, cranberries, carrots, cashews and apple chunks and you’ve got a truly unique, and super healthy chicken salad that still manages to taste comforting and familiar. (more…)