Olga made a request for some good fruit salad recipes, well I tried one this
holiday weekend that was absolutely delicious!
Apple-Nut Salad & Tofu-Honey Dressing
-5 Red Delicious apples, sliced
-1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
-3 stalks celery, diced
-1 (8-ounce) can pineapple tidbits in unsweetened pineapple juice, drained
- 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
-1/2 cup low fat silken tofu
- 1 tablespoon honey
-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Place sliced apples in mixture of lemon juice and water. Add more water if
needed to cover apples. At serving time, drain liquid from apples. Combine
apples, celery, and pineapple. For the dressing: Combine yogurt, tofu, honey
and cinnamon in a food processor and blend until smooth. Chill Combine apple
mixture with dressing and toss gently. Garnish with mint sprigs. Serves 8.
"Life's Simple Pleasures"
Per 1/2 cup serving: 119 calories, 4 grams protein, 19 grams carbohydrate, 2
grams fat. (This is an estimate, the original recipe called for low-fat
yogurt and 1/3 cup walnuts which i leave out, and substitute low-fat for fat