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    Harvest Salad with Apples, Dried Cherries, and Pecans

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -  Fall brings a lot of holidays and holiday parties and that also means lots of unhealthy food.

    It's easy to pack on the pounds with all those hearty meals, which is why dietician Kristen Rowe is sharing a dish that is guilt-free.

    Harvest Salad with Apples, Dried Cherries, and Pecans


    Ingredients
    12 ounces Salad Greens (spring Mix)
    2 whole Apples, Cored and chopped
    1/2 cup Pecan Halves, toasted
    1/4 cup Dried Cherries
    4 ounces crumbled Blue Cheese
    1 Tablespoon Dijon Mustard
    1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup (more To Taste)
    1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar (more To Taste)
    1/4 cup Olive Oil
    Salt And Pepper, to taste

    Preparation Instructions
    Add greens, apple slices, pecan halves, dried cherries, and blue cheese into a large salad bowl. In a small jar, mix Dijon, maple syrup, vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper. Put the lid on the jar and shake well to mix. Pour a little salad dressing over the top of the salad and toss to combine. Taste salad and add more salad dressing to taste. Serves: 8

    Nutrition Facts per Serving

    205 calories, 15 g. fat, 250 mg. sodium, 5 g. protein, 9 g. sugar

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