½ head broccoli, grated or chopped into small pieces
4 generous handfuls of lettuce, roughly chopped or torn
2 apples, diced
2 handfuls seedless grapes, halved
2 handfuls walnuts, roughly chopped (or use walnut “pieces” which are cheaper and don’t need much chopping)
Handful fresh chives, roughly chopped, optional
Cooked chicken, 1 tin drained chickpeas/butter beans, or cubed/crumbled cheese, to serve
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This veg-packed waldorf(ish) salad is made in no time and a crowdpleaser for all ages and tastes. Perfect for lunchboxes or a light dinner.
Prep the veg, separating the stalks from the celery bunch and chopping them into small pieces. Mix all ingredients together and serve straightaway. To make ahead, mix all the veg, fruit and nuts together in a bowl, then make the mayonnaise/yogurt mixture separately and add at the last moment when serving. Add the chicken, beans or cheese for added protein, and you can always add some croutons, or serve with wholemeal bread or toast to make a complete, balanced meal.
Communications Manager: After leaving Exeter University with a degree in English Literature, Claire worked in various fields ranging from youth work and charities to publishing, before starting up a food-focused website when her first child was born. After being asked to project manage the publication of Veg Power's Crowdfunder book, Claire came on board as a fully-fledged team member in 2018 to take on the role of Communications Manager, looking after Veg Power's website and social media platforms.