Summer Strawberry Chicken Salad


Posted by Coach Becky Piper

As the summer months grow hotter, I use my oven as little as possible for fear of my house becoming more blistering than I can bear. However, I still want to eat healthy, quick, protein-packed meals. So I created a spin on my traditional salad.

Early in the day, while it was still cool, I baked up some chicken with some chicken broth and a little pepper.  I let that cool, shredded it, and stored it in the refrigerator where it would keep for a few days. (You could also freeze it so it would keep longer.)

I shredded some fresh green leaf lettuce, topped it with the shredded chicken, added some sliced stawberries, sliced almonds, and feta cheese. I used some E.V.O.O. flavored with lemon and herbs as a dash of dressing.  It's super simple and refreshing for those hot days!

Summer Strawberry Chicken Salad

  • 2  Cup Green Leaf Lettuce (or other greens of your choosing)
  • 6 Ounces Cooked (or grilled) Chicken
  • 3 to 4 Fresh Strawberries
  • 2 Tablespoons Sliced Almonds
  • Sprinkle of Feta Cheese
  • Drizzle of EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Mix all together and enjoy!

Makes 1 serving.

Note: It's really quick to make!

Coach Becky Piper is a Level I Certified Triathlon Coach and an up and coming paratriathlete and frequent podium finisher. She is currently training and living in Longmont, Colorado. She has competed in numerous triathlons as well as an XTERRA events - the latter which she qualified for the world championships. She has coached both beginner and advanced triathletes and is excited to work with athletes through Team MPI. Becky has many years of experience as both a personal trainer and exercise therapy specialist through the International Sports Sciences Association. She can be reached at

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