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Deconstructed Waldorf Salad recipe || A modern lunchbox spin on a classic waldorf salad. || #glutenfree #projectlunchbox

I am a sucker for a waldorf salad in the fall. I don’t really know why, maybe it’s because my grandmother used to make it so it has a certain nostalgia factor or maybe because it’s just delicious! 

 

Deconstructed Waldorf Salad recipe || A modern lunchbox spin on a classic waldorf salad. || #glutenfree #projectlunchbox

Since we have a treasure trove of apples from our trip to the orchard last week I decided to send cash with a deconstructed waldorf salad for lunch. It’s a fast lunch to put together, wholesome and its pretty darn delicious! 

Deconstructed Waldorf Salad recipe || A modern lunchbox spin on a classic waldorf salad. || #glutenfree #projectlunchbox

Deconstructed Waldorf Salad
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Serves: 1 serving
 
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup cubed apple slices, I used a combo tart and sweet apples
  • ⅛ cup toasted walnuts
  • ⅛ cup sliced celery
  • ¼ cup sliced grapes
  • ¼ cup cubed rotisserie chicken
  • side of dressing, optional I sent ours with ranch instead of the traditional mayo based dressing in a waldorf
Instructions
  1. Layer the ingredients in the lunchbox and pack along with an ice pack so that the ingredients stay nice and cool until lunch.
 

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Meg van der Kruik is the writer, mother, photographer, designer, cook and creative spirit behind This Mess is Ours. After her infant son was diagnosed with a gluten allergy, she dedicated herself to learning to make meals the whole family would love. It’s a bit of a mess – cooking for a vegetarian and three meat-eaters with a range of gluten + dairy sensitivities, but she manages to bring them together every night around their little family table.