Overhead view of creamy Waldorf chicken salad on a white plate over a bed of greens with grapes and cucumbers on the side.

Waldorf Chicken Salad (Whole30)

Make this easy Chicken Waldorf Salad so that you’ll have nutritious and delicious options for healthy meals and snacks this week. Store leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Prep: 10 minsTotal: 10 mins
Servings: 4 servings 1x


  • 2 cups cooked and cubed chicken
  • 1/2 cup halved grapes
  • 1/3 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (or 1 teaspoon dried basil)
  • 1/3 cup avocado-oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, mix together all of the ingredients until well combined.
  2. Serve over a bed of greens, as a sandwich, or with crackers.


  • No walnuts? —> try almonds, pecans or cashews
  • No grapes? —> try cubed apple, dried cranberries or raisins
  • No fresh basil? —> use dried basil or try fresh rosemary or thyme

Check out our quick instructions for how to make perfectly cooked chicken breasts every time here.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 22g
  • Sodium: 225mg
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • (Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 2g)
  • Protein: 24g


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