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Recipe of the Week: Green Treasure Salad

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I saw grapes on sale this weekend at the grocery and thought it was time for this easy dessert recipe. This one comes from The Network for a Healthy California Orange County Coalition (formerly The California Nutrition Network Orange County Coalition)

Green Treasure Salad
Ingredients
1 cup grapes (green, seedless)
1 green apple, chopped
½ cup miniature marshmallows
½ cup nonat lemon-flavored yogurt
2 T slivered almonds

Makes about 2 servings.. double or triple the recipe for more of course.

Instructions:
Mix together the grapes, apple pieces, marshmallows, yogurt, and almonds.
Serve in small bowl
Enjoy!

This yummy dessert is a good source of fiber, calcium vitamin C and adds a nice dose of needed potassium. I suppose you could also make this an afternoon snack. If you don’t plan to serve it right away, add the almonds in just before serving. Otherwise they get a little soggy.

Nutrient Facts per serving
Calories 230
Fat 4.5 grams
Protein 5 grams
Fiber 3.5 grams
Calcium 133 mg
Potassium 400mg
Vitamin C 13 mg

Have a fruit and veggie filled day!

(photo courtesy of Dano)
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Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.

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