Meal Prep Bacon Guacamole Chicken Salad! Made with chicken, guacamole and bacon, this is low carb salad is perfect for an easy lunch. Pair with lettuce and your favorite low carb tortilla for a quick and easy meal prep. Lunch doesn't get any easier or more delicious than this! Paleo + Low Carb + Gluten Free
Did someone say bacon? If you love bacon, then this Meal Prep Bacon Guacamole Chicken Salad is for you! And, even if you're not a bacon lover no worries. You can omit it from the recipe and still get one very delicious guacamole chicken salad for an easy meal prep lunch.
For the recipe, I used store bought guacamole and mixed it with canned chicken in water. Tossed in 3 slices of crunchy, oven baked bacon on top then paired it with shredded lettuce for a filling and satisfying meal. I even added a 3 ingredient tortilla to each meal prep which I highly suggest!
Now for those of you screaming that bacon is bad for you. It actually isn't bad when you buy the right kind. Bacon that is nitrate free and sugar free is key. Most bacons (and a lot of meats) have sugar snuck in them. Exactly why we all need a 14 day Sugar Reset Challenge every once in awhile.
I look at bacon as a treat, as in I don't eat it every day so meal prep bacon guacamole chickens salad sure felt like a treat to me. . It's something I rotate into my diet every once in awhile.
We need fat in our diet for healthy hormones and brain function. Personally, I've found eating fewer unhealthy carbs (donuts, breads, bagels, granola bars, etc.) and eating more fat makes me feel better too.
Hope you love this easy, 10 minute meal prep!
Meal Prep Bacon Guacamole Chicken Salad
- Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line a medium baking sheet with foil or parchment paper.
- Place the bacon on the baking sheet. Bake at 350 F 10 minutes or until crispy. Remove the bacon from the oven and cool while you prepare the chicken salad.
- Place the chicken and guacamole in a mixing bowl. Mix together then divide the mixture into 4 meal prep containers. It's ~1 cup of the mixture each.
- Break the bacon into bits and sprinkle evenly over each chicken mixture. Add the lettuce and your optional sides (as desired).