Dried Cranberry, Walnut and Apple Salad
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Crisp juicy apples, dried cranberries, vegan feta cheese, and Omega-3 heart healthy walnuts come together in a delicious and beautiful looking salad. Eat it alone for a nutritious but light lunch, or as a side dish with your main course.
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Recipe Type: Salads
Cuisine: Vegan
Number Servings: 6
What You Need
  • 6 cups greens (combination of arugula, baby kale, baby spinach, or spring mix)
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ⅓ cup crumbled vegan feta cheese
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries
Salad Dressing Option #1
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons raw Blue agave nectar
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (or to taste)
  • ¼ cup oil
Salad Dressing Option #2
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ¾ to 1 cup vegan mayonnaise (adjust for desired thickness)
  • ⅓ cup coconut sugar (or granulated sugar); adjust amount to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine or Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons poppy seeds (to taste)
How to Do It
  1. Core and chop apples (thin slices or ½" chunks).
  2. Toss lettuce, apples, walnuts, vegan feta, and cranberries together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk together all dressing ingredients.
  4. Toss with salad immediately before serving. Enjoy!
For Dressings
  1. Add all ingredients to blender in order shown (to prevent unnecessary sticking of ingredients to bottoms and sides of blender).
  2. Blend on high for about 45 seconds or so until fully blended.
Easily double or triple this recipe if making it for a crowd.
Recipe by Blacks Going Vegan! at http://blacksgoingvegan.com/dried-cranberry-walnut-apple-salad/