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Waldorf salad recipe: 10-minute meal

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It was created in the New York hotel of the same name in the 1890s, and over a century later this classic salad can still make for a quick, easy, fitness-boosting lunch. This MF version adds protein-rich chicken to encourage muscle growth, while the dressing – which contains insulin-controlling lemon juice and metabolism-boosting mustard – will aid fat loss.

Ingredients

Salad

½ a red apple, sliced / ½ a stalk of celery, peeled and chopped / 100g cooked chicken, chopped / 15g walnuts / ½ a head of baby gem lettuce, chopped / 1tsp chopped parsley

Dressing

2tbsp natural yogurt / 1tsp Dijon mustard / 1tbsp lemon juice

To make

Mix the salad ingredients in a bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.

Garnish the salad with the dressing, season with salt and pepper to taste and serve

The nutritonal value

Walnuts are a source of joint-soothing omega 3 fats

Natural Yoghurt is rich in energy-boosting vitamin B12

Apples contain around 4g of filling fibre each

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