Easy Apple Salad
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Fruits have important nutrients like folate (folic acid), vitamin C, potassium, and dietary fiber. Eat a variety of fruits because they are naturally low in calories, fat, and sodium. Eating fruit as a part of a healthy diet can reduce the risk of some diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes.

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Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup celery, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water, chopped
  • 4 apples, gently rubbed under cold running water, cored and chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins*
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries*
  • 3/4 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine celery, apples, raisins, and dried cranberries.
  3. In a separate small bowl, stir together yogurt and lemon juice.
  4. Add the yogurt mixture and walnuts, if desired, to the fruit. Mix well and serve.
  5. Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
Notes: 

*You can use all raisins or all dried cranberries if desired.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/8 of recipe):
  • Calories 100
  • Total Fat .5g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 23g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 2g