Sun Dried Tomato Apple Chicken Salad
This is adapted from one of my favorite EveryDayPaleo recipes. I keep finding that when I make it ahead the apples get really soft and then don’t taste as fresh as the day you’ve made it. My intention has always been to add fresh lemon juice to the dish, but I never have one on hand!
Apples turn brown due to an enzyme in the fruit that reacts with oxygen in the air. This process is known as "oxidation." Lemon works to prevent oxidation as it contains citric acid, which is an effective anti-oxidant. Thanks to Young Living lemon essential oil this can help keep apples fresh and I always keep this oil on hand. This is one of my go-to make and take lunches that is so easy and tasty!
4 diced chicken breasts or whatever leftover chicken pieces you might have
1 jar sun dried tomatoes (I like the ones from Trader Joes)
1 diced apple
1/2 a bag of sliced almonds
1/2 a head of shredded green or purple cabbage
2-3 drops of Young Living Lemon essential oil
1 drop of Young Living black pepper essential oil (optional)
Mix all ingredients together. Makes an amazing lunch and super easy to store and go!
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