Crisp ‘n Crunchy Michigan Apple Salad

 

 

Karen Koeppe, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator shares a fall favorite. Celebrate apple season with this recipe that's low in fat, high in "mmmmm!"

Fall is the perfect time to make this salad. Apples are in top-of-the-season form!

 

Ingredients:

    • 1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
    • 1 Tbsp Michigan honey
    • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground
      cinnamon, divided
    • 2 medium red apples, chopped
    • 1 large Granny Smith apple, chopped
    • 1/4 cup dried cranberries or dried
      Michigan tart cherries
    • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, honey and 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon. Add apples and dried cranberries (or cherries); toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with nuts and remaining cinnamon before serving.