Crunchy Apple Cinnamon and Pear Salad Recipe

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As registered dietitian nutritionists,
we’re all about making reduced-calorie food taste great!  After all, what’s better than tantalizing
your entire family’s taste buds with nutrient-packed meals that are delicious
but also help manage calorie and sugar intake?

We just finished celebrating National Nutrition Month in March and this year’s slogan was “Enjoy the flavor of healthy food!” With that in mind, it’s the perfect time to share nutritious recipes that are also packed with scrumptiousness that the
whole family will love!

So in the spirit of getting the most
deliciously sweet bang out of your nutrition-packed, reduced-calorie bite,
we’ve got just the recipe for you!

Crunchy Apple Cinnamon and Pear Salad

Serves: 6 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp + 1 tsp Truvía®
    natural sweetener spoonable*
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons canola or olive oil
  • 2 cups celery, chopped diagonally
  • 2 cups apples, Granny Smith or
    Braeburn, unpeeled and julienne sliced
  • 2 cups pears, peeled, Bosc, peeled and
    julienne sliced

 

Directions

Assemble all ingredients.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together
vinegar, Truvía
® natural sweetener, salt, pepper and cinnamon.

While whisking, drizzle in oil
until combined.

In a separate bowl, place celery,
apple, and pears.

Pour cinnamon salad dressing over
fruits and celery; toss to mix. 

Chill and serve.

 

Nutrition Facts: 120 calories, 5.5 g
fat, 0 g saturated fat, 196 mg sodium, 24 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 1 g
protein

 

The Nutrition Twins work with
zero-calorie Truvia natural sweetener to help people to enjoy their food
without artificial sweeteners. This recipe was adapted from Truvia.com.  

 

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