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Arugula, Apple and Walnut Salad



Arugula, Apple and Walnut Salad


Your taste buds will thank you for this tasty salad!

Apples are nutritional powerhouses loaded with vitamin C and fiber.

Walnuts are loaded with good fats and omega 3 fatty acids which are awesome for your brain.

Arugula – you can never have enough greens so keep going!



Baby arugula| 3 cups (preferably organic)

Walnuts or pecans| 1½ cup

Apple| 1 whatever kind you like, thinly sliced

Dried raisins or cranberries| 1/4 cup

Red onion| 1/4 cup, thinly sliced (optional)



Balsamic vinegar| 2 tbsp.

Honey| 2 tbsp

Olive oil| 3 tbsp.

Salt and black pepper



1. Toast walnuts or pecans for 8-10 minutes in oven at 350 degrees.


2. While nuts are toasting, prep salad ingredients and add to a large bowl.


3. Prepare dressing in a jar and shake. Taste and adjust flavor.


4. Add pecans to salad and top with dressing.


5. Toss to combine and serve immediately.


Healthytude Tip: If you tolerate dairy, add some (3/4 cups) crumbled feta cheese (preferably from goat) to enhance the flavor even more.

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Yasmine Defouni

Yasmine is a Nutrition and Health Coach whose rich professional expertise is complemented by a caring, fun and integrative approach to nutrition and wellbeing. Through Healthytude, her nutrition and health coaching business, Yasmine offers a unique transformative experience. Her talent is making her clients’ nutrition needs reachable while helping them identify the life areas they need the most support with– physical, mental and emotional. As a result, her clients reach the healthiest, happiest, and most productive version of themselves. Follow Yasmine’s journey on Instagram and Facebook.

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