Waldorf Salad

In an attempt to start this week off on a healthier note, this is my take on Waldorf Salad. Packed with lots of fruit, veggies and nuts its def a healthy option during the holiday feasting season. I added chicken to give my salad a little more protein and make it a complete meal.

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You’ll need:
Lettuce (I used green leaf but butter leaf is more commonly used in this salad)
Chicken (I grabbed a rotisserie chicken but grilled would also work)
Granny smith apple (again any apple would work)
Lemon
Red seedless grapes
Celery
Pecans
Mayonnaise
Black pepper

I know, I know. You’re thinking mayo, that’s not healthy. But you only use a little bit and you need some fats to help properly digest all those vitamins in the healthy stuff.

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Wash and pat dry your lettuce. Chop it up.

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Wash and slice up the grapes, celery and apple.

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Combine the chopped fruit and veggies with pecans and 1-2 tablespoons of mayo. Squeeze the juice of half a large lemon. Mix it all up.

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Slice your desired amount of chicken off the breast. Dice it up. I served mine with chicken still hot.

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Add the chicken to the mix.

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Plate and serve. I ate this for a quick and healthy dinner. You could also serve it as a starter.

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2 Responses to “Waldorf Salad”
  1. If you want to avoid the mayo or aren’t a big mayo fan (like me), about 3 tbsp greek yogurt and a drizzle of balsamic give the same consistency of the mayo to give it that chicken salad feel.

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