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Kids will go for chopped salads with lots of color, such as this one with edamame, chopped apple, and candied nuts. Most kids like the crunch of romaine lettuce, and letting them toss the ingredients in the bowl helps, too. The best part? Lunch is ready in 10 minutes.

Amanda Haas
Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2012

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 3/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle with Apple Cider Vinaigrette; toss well. Sprinkle with pecans and goat cheese.

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  • Kids Can Help: Kids can help with a number of things in this salad, from chopping the lettuce to cutting the chicken or turkey to making the vinaigrette.

Chef's Notes

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Cooking Light Real Family Food

Nutrition Facts

411 calories; fat 24.7g; saturated fat 5.9g; mono fat 8.9g; poly fat 3.8g; protein 20.9g; carbohydrates 29.8g; fiber 5.2g; cholesterol 43mg; iron 3mg; sodium 274mg; calcium 106mg.
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