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Mixed Greens and Cranberry Salad Recipe

cranberry salad

Makes 8 servings


  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar substitute
  • 2 large oranges
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 5 cups of mixed greens
  • ¼ cup sliced red onions


  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper


  1.  Add 1 cup of cranberries to food processor or blender to coarsely chop or chop by
    hand. Then toss with sugar substitute.
  2. Peel and section oranges. Add oranges and celery to cranberries and toss.
  3. To make dressing: Whisk lemon juice, ginger, honey and mustard together in a
    small bowl. Add the oil and whisk to emulsify. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Toss the mixed greens with ¾ of the dressing and put in a shallow platter. Top with
    cranberry-orange mixture, red onions and whole cranberries for garnish. Drizzle
    with leftover dressing on top.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (1 cup): Calories- 105, Fat- 7 grams, Carbohydrate- 11 grams,
Fiber- 2 grams, Sodium- 95 mg, Protein- 1 gram.

Choices: Fruit- 0.5, Fat-1.5, Vegetable-1

Reference: American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Forecast Magazine. November 2014, Volume 67, Number 11. Diabetesforecast.org

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