Toss all the ingredients except dressing together in a large bowl.
When ready to serve toss with dressing. Start with a little dressing and add more depending on taste. You don't want to soak it in dressing but give the entire salad a nice light coating. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.
Mason jars - using a quart size jar
Add 2-3 tablespoons dressing on the bottom. Top with the following in order - strawberries, pasta, chicken, lettuce, pecans.
You could also use meal prep containers and pour the dressing in little cups with lids.