Gluten Free Chicken Pasta Salad

Summer bar-b-que’s and cookouts call for side dishes of various sorts. This lean dish served cold compliments anything your grill master can fathom. The best part is, both the glutenphile and gluten-intolerant will enjoy it!

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8 oz dry gluten free penne pasta-elbow and spiral are also great choices

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts-cut into 1″ squares

1 tbs. coconut oil

1 red pepper-chopped

1 orange pepper-chopped

1 red onion-finely chopped

2 cups Newman’s Own light balsamic vinaigrette


Boil gluten free penne until soft. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbs. of coconut oil over medium heat in a medium size sauce pan. Add chicken to the pot and cook thoroughly. Once both noodles and chicken are completed set aside and allow to cool. Once cooled, add peppers, onion and balsamic vinaigrette. Chill in refridgerator for 30-45 minutes, then serve.

Serves 4 as a main dish, 8-10 as side dish.

Make your day great!




About runningyourbody

I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Certified Pilates instructor, and runner with celiac disease. I am passionate about educating people on running, pilates, and women’s health topics. I am trained in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, as well as pre and post partum impairments. In my free time I can be found anywhere outside. I enjoy training for races with friends, cooking gluten free meals, and traveling with my husband. My goal is to share information with you in a lighthearted and enjoyable forum. I am always contributing fun and interesting posts on my blog. Feel free to check it out @
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