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Nutritional Recipes

Hearty Fruit & Nut Salad with Greek Yogurt Dressing

Written by COA Nutrition Team On February 22, 2018

Not all salads have to be filled with greens. This hearty fruit and nut salad is perfect for kids.



  • 2 sweet-tart apples (such as Pink Lady or Honey-crisp), cored and chopped to equal about 3 1/2 cups
  • 3 cups green grapes, halved (or quartered if the grapes are very large)
  • 3 cups red grapes, halved (or quartered if the grapes are very large)
  • 2 cups cooked farro
  • 1 cup craisins
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup dried coconut chips
  • 1 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ¼  cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a large bowl, combine apples, grapes, farro, craisins, coconut and walnuts.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, sugar, water, vanilla, and salt, stirring to combine thoroughly.
  3. Pour dressing over fruit and nut mixture, stirring again to combine.
  4. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving.

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