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Festive Cranberry Waldorf Salad

Following the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge over summer doesn’t have to mean boring or bland food, and this delicious salad proves it! With a great combination of textures, colours and flavours it’s sure to entice the whole family.

The traditional Waldorf Salad was created in the 1890s by the maître d’ at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City. This version features a lighter dressing, plus the addition of healthy cranberries to give it a festive touch. You could also add fresh mango or some grapes if you have some on hand and like the sweetness.

This recipe calls for dried cranberries. However, if you can find them, frozen cranberries are available in some supermarkets and have about 4x fewer calories than their dried cousins.

This is a great option for your Christmas table thanks to the red and green colours of this salad. For more  festive recipes, be sure to check out the 28 Day Challenge recipe hub.

Festive Cranberry Waldorf Salad

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Festive Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Festive Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 small red apples thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery about 1 stalk
  • 1 cos lettuce core removed
  • 1/2 cup feta crumbled
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 small red apples thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery about 1 stalk
  • 1 cos lettuce core removed
  • 1/2 cup feta crumbled
Festive Cranberry Waldorf Salad
Instructions
  1. Combine the yoghurt and the lemon juice in a salad bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Add apples, cranberries, walnuts, lettuce and celery, and mix well into the dressing. Sprinkle with feta to serve.
  3. The salad tastes best if it has been refrigerated up to 2 hours before serving.
Recipe Notes

Recipe serves 4 at 155 calories per serve

Want more healthy options this Christmas? Grab our Festive Cookbook!

The Festive Cookbook is an absolute must have this Christmas.

The eBook features everything from how to stay on track during the silly season to dos and don’ts on alcoholic beverages. The book also features a range of healthy yet delicious recipes including Starters, Sides, Mains, Desserts, Smoothies, Leftovers and Cocktails. Grab yours here.

However, if you are more interested in accessing thousands of budget-friendly healthy recipes, a weekly meal plan in conjunction with daily exercise programs and workout videos then our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge may be for you.

Learn more about the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge.

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