Apple Salad Recipes

Apple Salad Recipes

Apple Salad Recipes.Feeding your household on a tight schedule doesn’t suggest you can’t eat correctly. Take advantage of your chosen fruits and vegetables available year-round in cans.

Canned foods can be quite a great way to add fruits and veggies to your diet. Because they provide convenient nutrition, canned foods will help you meet the new 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Canned foods are pre-cooked and pre-cut, save your time in the kitchen. They can also stay on the shelf for two years without losing nutrients.

Studies through the University of Massachusetts and also the University of Illinois make sure canned foods are nutritionally much like cooked fresh and frozen varieties.

Sweet potatoes aren’t exclusively for the holidays. Rich in vitamin A, canned sweet potatoes are specifically delicious on this recipe for Gingered Sweet Potato-Apple Salad, that has been developed by the Canned Food Alliance and meets Produce for Better Health Foundation nutritional standards that maintain vegatables and fruits as a good diet. Try this nutrient-dense twist with an American favorite.

Gingered Sweet

Potato Apple Salad Recipes

1 can (15 ounces) sweet potatoes or yams, learn how to syrup, drained and cubed

1 can (8 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained

1 apple, cored and diced

1/2 cup diced celery

1/2 cup coarsely chopped cashews

1/4 cup honey mustard dressing

2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger

6 cups mixed salad greens

Apple Salad Recipes

Combine sweet potatoes, pineapple, apple, celery and cashews within a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine salad dressing and ginger; pour over sweet potato mixture; toss lightly. Cover and chill for a minimum of 1 hour. Serve over salad greens.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional information per serving: calories: 222, total fat: 7.6g, fats: 1.4g, % energy: 29%, % calories from fats: 5%, protein: 4g, carbohydrates: 38g, cholesterol: 0mg, soluble fiber: 5g, sodium: 148mg.