Curry Chicken Salad

This recipe was inspired by my favorite restaurant in Boulder called The Kitchen. My 4 year old loves this dish and calls this “the yellow one” because of the turmeric. I sneak turmeric in wherever I can. It’s a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and is one of my favorite healing spices.



  • 1/2 c Paleo mayonnaise (I use the Primal Kitchen brand)
  • 2 Tb dijon mustard (Grey Poupon is gluten-free)
  • 1 Tb ground turmeric
  • 1 t curry powder
  • 1/4 t salt plus more to taste
  • 1/2 t fresh ground pepper
  • 4 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 1/2 c sliced celery w leaves (~4 ribs)
  • 1/2c finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 c pecans (optional)


Mix the mayo, mustard and seasonings together in a large bowl until well combined. Then mix in the remaining ingredients and season to taste.

Pin this post for later!


I'm Dr. Christine Maren, a board-certified functional medicine physician and mother of three. I advocate for real food, healthy living, and clean beauty. I think physicians should be role models when it comes to nutrition and healthy living. This is where I share that passion. Thanks for joining me!

Health Starts At Home

Sign up below for instant access to my FREE ebook "12 Ways To Detox Your Home" and discover the tools and resources I use in my own home.


Shop Pharmaceutical Grade Supplements

Get access to trusted brands and browse my personal recommendations - everything from basic daily support to hormone and gut health.


Shop My Favorite Clean Beauty Brand

Ditch the toxic skin care and switch to an alternative that is safe - without sacrificing performance. Read more about my personal favorites from Beautycounter here.


All Rights Reserved © , Disclaimer