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Grilled Chicken and Berry Avocado Salad

Grilled Chicken and Berry Avocado Salad

Try this fresh and flavorful salad that everyone can enjoy at a summer barbeque or pool party! 

Serves: 7 (Serving= 1 cup)



  • 1 cup uncooked spelt, makes about 2 cups cooked (use buckwheat, sorghum, brown rice or quinoa for GF version)
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 2 ears raw corn, kernels cut off
  • 1 ½ cups blackberries
  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 chicken breast, grilled and chopped

Lime Vinaigrette

  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar, or more to taste


1.In a medium saucepan, cook spelt according to package directions.

2.In a large bowl, combine spelt and rest of salad ingredients.

3.In a small bowl, whisk together vinaigrette ingredients.

4.Combine salad and vinaigrette and toss gently to coat.  Serve immediately.




To make bariatric diet friendly:

Decrease serving size to ½ cup 

Updated bariatric nutrition information: Calories 128, Total Fat 4.5g, Sat Fat 0.5g, Sodium 13mg, Total Carbohydrate 17g, Fiber 3.5g, Protein 7g