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paleo power salad with lemon chia seed vinaigrette 2 1

Paleo Power Salad With Lemon Chia Vinaigrette Dressing

  • Author: Kristy
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 salads 1x


  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 8 oz. grilled chicken breast
  • 1 sweet potato
  • ⅓ cup uncooked quinoa
  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon chia vinaigrette


  1. You will need a grilled chicken breast for this recipe. Or, you can bake it in the oven at 350 for 40 minutes in a little bit of water, covered in your favorite seasoning blend.
  2. To cook quinoa: Add ⅓ cup quinoa and ½ cup water to a pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and cover. Cook for 15 minutes, then remove from heat.
  3. To roast sweet potatoes: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Cut sweet potatoes in small cubes, and line on a greased baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil and lightly cover with garlic salt over the top of the potatoes. Roast for 10 minutes. Flip, then roast additional 5 minutes.
  4. Prepare salad dressing while potatoes and quinoa are cooking.
  5. Assemble salad: Toss chopped romaine in 1 tablespoon of lemon chia vinaigrette dressing. Top with 4 oz chicken, ½ cup cooked quinoa and ½ roasted sweet potato.


Prepare chicken, roasted sweet potatoes and cooked quinoa ahead of time to bring this salad for lunch!

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Lunch


  • Serving Size: 1 salad
  • Calories: 434
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 10 g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 36 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Protein: 41 g
  • Cholesterol: 96 g