Healthy Recipes

Crisp autumn salad

Go fresh this fall by adding this heart-healthy salad to your menu as an entree or side salad. Yum!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced (with skin)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 bag mixed lettuce greens (about 5 cups)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ⅓ cup low-fat raspberry vinaigrette dressing

Sprinkle lemon juice on the apple slices, then toss remaining ingredients together in a bowl. Serves 6.

Per serving: 138 calories, 7 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein, 19 g carbohydrates, 230 mg potassium.

Recipe courtesy of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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