Spring Mix Salad with only 4 Ingredients

Nkechi Ajaeroh's Quick and easy spring mix salad Recipe with citrus dressing

Salads are for Special Occasions.

Well, what should I say every day we have an opportunity to be alive is indeed special, so, therefore, salad days are every day, right? Salads are supposed to be one of the simplest foods on the planet, yet sometimes it could sound very complicated and cumbersome. Today I want to share with you one of my easiest and yummiest 4 – ingredients spring mix salad. No more putting off eating salads for later, you got this, and I got you! Say hello to healthy eating without worrying.

Mixed greens salad also know as Spring mix salad with citrus dressing
So sad that spring mix been getting bad raps lately; do not knock it until you try it! This is one of the quickest ways to start enjoying salads, you have to trust me on this one.

Easy to Make Spring Mix Salad.

With everything going on in the world at this moment, the new way to healthy eating is making it easy, and yummy. Instead of a salad recipe that requires 12 ingredients and 24 methods, you will get a delicious 4 – ingredients salad that will rock your world. On the other hand, you can also easily add other favorite things if you so desire like dry cranberries. Making a bowl of salad should be simple, and the salad in question must be yummy, you can absolutely have healthy and tasty. Why sacrifice either? Click To Tweet Also, making a salad should you not take the same it takes to cook Nigerian meat pie, moi-moi, or red tomato stew.

Something about Spring Mix.

Uniquely, spring mix salad contains different kinds of vegetables such as green chard, arugula, green oak, red mustard, baby spinach, baby lettuce, and some other green leaves. Click To TweetWith this in mind, spring mix allows you to enjoy a handful of different kinds of veggies, and this is one of the reasons why I like it.

To further make this spring mix salad yummier, you need avocado, boiled eggs, and chicken breast. It takes no time to make this salad happen! You can actually make it tonight, or tomorrow.

Spring mix salad recipe ingredients avocado, boiled eggs, and sautéed chicken breast
This is pretty everything I used to put this healthy food together. The only missing is chicken; don’t forget to make this salad your way.

All in all, this remains one of my go-to salad recipes, and I hope you will like it, too! When next you go to grocery shopping, do not hesitate to take it home. I usually serve this salad with light citrus dressing, but you can use any other dressing! Happy eating!

Healthy spring mix salad with only four ingredients. This salad I can be a great lunch or dinner
This salad was a hit, my kids and husband; everyone loved it! I ended up eating two plates. YUM!
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Nkechi Ajaeroh's Quick and easy spring mix salad Recipe with citrus dressing

Spring Mix Salad with only 4 Ingredients

  • Author: Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Low Calorie


This super healthy and easy to make spring mix salad contains only four ingredients – greens, avocado, eggs, and chicken. Healthy eating is that simple; let’s not make it complicated.



810 cups of spring mix

1 whole avocado

2 chicken breasts (slice each in the middle; also makes it easier to cook)

3 boiled eggs

For Chicken dry rub:

½ teaspoon onion powder

¼ garlic powder

¼ tsp. dry thyme

A dash alt and pepper

¼ teaspoon seasoning powder

½ teaspoon cornstarch

12 teaspoons of paprika

12 tablespoons of olive oil (to sear or sauté the chicken)


In a clean bowl, combine the chicken and the dry rub, ensuring that the entire chicken gets the rub. Then in a clean pan, add one tablespoon of olive oil, allow warming up, and gently drop the chicken breast. Sear/sauté the chicken about 6 minutes on each side or until cooked through and ready. Do not overcrowd the pan; usually, I would sear two chicken breasts at one time. Set chicken aside until you need them

Roughly cut the spring mix; this step is optional, but I suggest it, especially if you have little kids. The salad leaves may become bulky for children, and therefore prevent them from enjoying their salad.

Assemble the dish by adding the cut/chopped spring mix salad leaves to a big bowl, slice the chicken, and add them. Finally, add the eggs, ensure to remove the shell and slice however, you desire.

Dress up with your dressing of choice, I highly recommend light citrus dressing. Enjoy!


You can make this salad vegetarian by not using chicken

You can also make it vegan by substituting chicken with tofu and getting rid of the egg.

The ingredients for the chicken rub is optional. Some People are used to seasoning their chicken with just salt, and pepper. If that is you, then do that.

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chop
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Spring Mix, Healthy Salad, Simple Salad Recipe, Taylor farms spring mix, organic baby spring mix salad, 4-ingredients salad, Mixed Greens Salad recipe.

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Nkechi Ajaeroh, MPH

Hi, I'm Nkechi "Kechi" Ajaeroh, a Public Health professional turned Inspirational author slash exceptional home cook. A 2x International Best Selling Author of Elevate Your Life with the Power of Positive Perception and Gratefully Growing. African, (specifically, Nigerian) Food Enthusiast, watermelon connoisseur, on my to finessing my fitness. This blog is all about loving food, living life, practicing gratitude, and inspiring you to use your wings. Join the journey.

  1. Hi Kechi,
    I love salads and you’ve encouraged me next time I am able to grocery shop to get more to make my salads.
    You always have such wonderful recipes and ideas. I appreciate this.
    I also am now following you on instagram as well.
    I love your instagram and want to learn how you do what your doing! I also like the dressing you show how to make on instagram.
    You have those awesome icons with text at the top of your instagram and that is truly drawing to others I’m sure!
    I look forward to more of your recipes!
    I’ll be in touch about your group too!

    1. Hello, Cindy!
      Thanks for your kind words; it made my day! It is very encouraging to see that you enjoy my recipe.❤️
      Thanks for following me on Instagram, glad you like the recipe! You ROCK, my dear friend, and I love and appreciate you!🙏🏾

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