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Apple Celery Salad Recipe

Apples are full of beneficial plant nutrients including polyphenols that act as disease-fighting antioxidants. This seasonal salad hints at fall with the addition of fresh celery, heart-healthy walnuts, sweet cranberries, and spices. It makes a healthy breakfast, dessert, or side dish.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving
96
Calories
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 4.2g
4%Saturated Fat 0.7g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 1mg
1%
Sodium 31mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 13.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g
Sugars 10.3g
Protein 3.2g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, cored
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 ½ tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground allspice

Directions

  1. Slice the apple into matchsticks and place in a medium bowl. Add the celery, walnuts and cranberries.
  2. In a small dish, stir together the yogurt, honey, cinnamon and allspice. Pour the yogurt sauce over the apple salad. Stir to coat all ingredients. Serve right away.
Lori Rice, M.S., is a nutritional scientist and author with a passion for healthy cooking, exercise physiology, and food photography.
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