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Autumn Salad

Autumn salad on a plate

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  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, sliced thinly (with skin)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 bag (about 5 cups) mixed lettuce greens (or your favorite lettuce)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ⅓ cup low-fat raspberry vinaigrette dressing


  1. Sprinkle lemon juice on apple slices.
  2. Mix the lettuce, cranberries, apple, walnuts, and sunflower seeds in a bowl.
  3. Toss with ⅓ cup of raspberry vinaigrette dressing, to lightly cover the salad.

Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 138
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Total Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrates 19 g
Potassium 230 mg

Recipe Source: Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style

Last Updated: May 17, 2013