FROM OUR SPONSOR: Healthy Recipe: Sweet Pear and Celery Salad

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Want to mix up tonight’s meal? Try a Sweet Pear and Celery Salad with just 161 calories per serving.

This serves like a gourmet dish, but is simple to prepare. Have it as a first course or serve with sliced grilled chicken for a delicious lunch or light dinner.

Ingredients
6 large stalks celery, trimmed
and diced
2 T fruit vinegar (cider,
raspberry)
2 T honey
1/4 tsp salt
2 large ripe pears, diced
1/3 cup grated Parmesan
cheese, preferably fresh
4 T chopped walnuts
Fresh ground pepper
4 large lettuce leaves

Directions
Whisk vinegar, honey and salt in a large bowl. Add pears and stir to coat. Add celery, cheese and walnuts. Stir to combine. Season with pepper. Place a large lettuce leaf on each plate and top with an equal portion of salad.
Serve as a side salad, or mix with 2 to 3 ounces of cooked diced chicken.
Yield
4 Servings (1/2 cup each)
Nutrition Facts
Calories: 161
Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 300mg
Carbohydrate: 19g
Dietary Fiber: 2.7g
Protein: 5g

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