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Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad


This High fiber side dish, tastes like dessert!   Try Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad tonight! High Fiber salad for kids- Apple cinnamon Waldorf Salad

With apples, pears, celery, grapes, almonds, and dried cranberries, the fiber in this salad is exploding!  With apples in high season around here, we are adding them to everything.  Whether it’s snacks, breakfasts, or side dishes, apples are great to include in your family’s diet.  Apples are:

  • A great source of fiber! Fiber not only helps to keep kids full till the next meal, but also helps them to stay regular.
  • While apples are a good source of sugar, it actually regulates blood sugar, rather than creating spikes and drops. The polyphenols in the apples have been shown to do this.
  • Consuming apples actually improves the bacteria in the gut. This provides a metabolic change in the intestines, leading to more health benefits!  (I love this as bacteria has been shown to be a significant influence on health! (source)
High Fiber salad for kids- Apple cinnamon Waldorf Salad

When I have extra apples, I’ll make this salad during my meal prep, and generally, we snack out of it for the next few days. The longer it sits in the fridge, the better it tastes.  The other great thing about this salad, is that it’s perfect for a potluck! I’m very picky about what foods I’ll bring when friends are involved. I am desperate to have something that most importantly tastes great, but secondly, is also healthy! I’ve been on a mission to prove healthy food can appeal to everyone. This salad is that dish!  Not only does my family and my kids love it, but friends also love it too! Seriously, it’s the type of dish that your friends will ask for the recipe- PROMISE!!

High Fiber salad for kids- Apple cinnamon Waldorf Salad
So, without further ado, get your apples, pears, celery, grapes, and any other fruit you want to add. Mix it with this sweet dressing, and you have a winning combination!

Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad

This High fiber side dish, tastes like dessert!   Try Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad tonight!

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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 1 cup
Calories: 260kcal


  • 3 medium apple
  • 1 medium pear
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, light


  • Chop apples, pear, and dice celery.
  • Slice grapes in half.
  • Combine apples, pear, celery, grapes, almonds, dried cranberries in a large bowl.
  • In  a separate bowl, mix the dressing.  Yogurt, honey, brown sugar, cinnamon, and mayo.  Pour over salad. Chill until ready to eat.
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Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 38mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 41g
Apple Cinnamon Waldorf Salad

Natalie Monson

I'm a registered dietitian, mom of 4, avid lover of food and strong promoter of healthy habits. Here you will find lots of delicious recipes full of fruits and veggies, tips for getting your kids to eat better and become intuitive eaters and lots of resources for feeding your family.

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