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Ayurvedic 'Six Tastes' Chicken Salad (dairy free + gluten free + paleo)

Updated: Mar 1, 2022

This sweet and savory salad is packed with healing ingredients and essential nutrients!

Ayurvedic 'Six Tastes': In Ayurveda, there are six tastes that can be found in our diet: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Pungent (spicy), Bitter, Astringent. Our taste buds do much more than simply identify tastes. They also unlock the nutritional value of foods and kick-start the digestion process.

natural sea salt is full of necessary nutrients and trace minerals that play an essential role in many of our body's vital functions, including nerve function and mental health.

organic chicken is an excellent source of protein, a necessary nutrient that plays a vital role in the healthy production of bones, blood, cartilage, skin and muscles.

raw walnuts have been shown to help increase good gut bacteria which helps to support a variety of vital functions.

yellow raisins are rich in vitamin B and C. These vitamins help strengthen immunity, making the body less susceptible to infections. The anti-inflammatory properties and the antibacterial properties of raisins save you from fevers, infections, and many types of illness.


5 cups shredded chicken

1 cup minced sweet onion

1 cup chopped raw walnuts

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 cup yellow raisins

1 cup clean mayo

1/2 cup minced parsley

2 tbsp cranberry pear balsamic

to taste SalterieOne sea salt


Mix until even consistency is formed.

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