Freshen up Your Holiday Feast
Featuring seasonal flavors, colors and nutrients, this speedy salad is sure to become a tradition.

 Holiday Apple Walnut Cranberry Salad

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes



  • 1 bag of 50% blend mixed greens and spinach, washed
  • 2 green apples, sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries (low-sugar option)
  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola or bleu cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • ½ large red onion, finely sliced

Vinaigrette Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all salad ingredients.
  2. In a small mixing bowl or salad dressing shaker bottle, combine all vinaigrette ingredients. If using a bowl, whisk to thoroughly mix the ingredients.
  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and fluff. Serve immediately or store the vinaigrette separately in the fridge. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from