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Lightened Waldorf Salad on lettuce leaves on a white plate.
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Lightened Waldorf Salad

Healthier Waldorf salad made lighter by adding in non-fat yogurt in place of some of the yogurt. Crunchy & delicious!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Jenn


  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 large apples cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 ribs celery sliced
  • 1/2 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1/4 of an orange juiced
  • 1/2 cup non-fat yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. light mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh basil minced
  • 1 tsp. honey or agave
  • 1/4 of an orange zested
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • red or butter leaf lettuce


  • Add walnuts to a small saucepan and heat on medium, stirring frequently. When walnuts began to get a little more golden brown and smell good, take off heat and set aside to cool. Be careful not to burn them!
  • Mix chopped apple with celery, strawberries and orange juice in a medium sized bowl. Slightly chop the walnuts and add to mixture.
  • In a small bowl, mix together yogurt, mayo, basil, honey, orange zest and ground pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Pour yogurt mixture over fruit mixture and toss to coat the fruit. When ready to serve, place large scoop of salad on top of a leaf of lettuce. Enjoy!


Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 126mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 24g