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My Favourite Salad

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Orla Walsh, RD
Orla Walsh is a Registered Dietitian and Physiologist. Orla is the founder of Orla Walsh Nutrition, she is the former performance nutritionist to the Irish Olympic team and is regular contributor for the Irish Independent newspaper, RTE and Newstalk FM.

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This is perfect for a summer lunch time. It’s a salad that’s sweet to taste but also hydrating. The crunch makes it lovely and filling. The best bit is that you can make enough for more than one day. No cooking skills required!


  • 2 slicks celery
  • 1 apple
  • 3 inches cucumber
  • 1 gandful grapes
  • 1 large handful walnuts (about 30g)
  • 5 dsp quark (about 150g)
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Black pepper to season

How to make it

  • Simply chop up a couple of sticks of ‪celery, a bit of ‪‎cucumber and an ‪‎apple.
  • Then add in a handful of ‪walnuts, a few dollops of‪ ‎quark, a squirt of ‪lemon ‪‎juice and season with a bit of black‪ pepper. Mix all together
  • Lovely with some grilled ‪chicken!
  • Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

  • 455kcal
  • 21 g protein
  • 59g carbohydrate
  • 9g fibre
  • 19g fat
  • High in vitamin C and calcium

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