If you are looking for ways to make your favorite foods lighter than you should know that this is very simple. Replacing heavy products like mayonnaise with yogurt and the vinegar with lemon juice will make your salads healthier and perfect for when you are on a diet or you want to eat something light. You can make this with any other food, just replace the least healthy ingredients.
Today we want to show you how you can completely transform a family favorite so you can eat it every day, even if you are on a diet.
Apple and celery salad recipe
To make the lighter version of this salad you will need:
• 1 celery root, peeled and cut into several pieces;
• 6 radishes;
• 1-2 medium green apples, sliced;
• 2 carrots;
• juice of one lemon;
• 2 teaspoons of vinegar;
• 200 g of plain yogurt;
• 2 tablespoons of mustard;
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil;
• Salt and pepper to taste;
Here is how you prepare it
Start by grating the carrots, the celery, the apples and the radishes. If you want, you can cut some of the vegetables with a knife, to be sliced bigger. Mix all chopped vegetables in a bowl and let them cool a little, while you prepare a tasty yogurt dressing.
Mix the lemon juice and vinegar first. Then add the yogurt and mustard, drip the olive oil and stir until you get a thin dressing. Add salt and pepper and chopped fresh herbs to taste. Then pour it over the chopped vegetables and mix well. This healthy apple and celery salad is served cold and can be a tasty lunch or sit next to a main dish.