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Bowl of healthy watergate salad topped with chopped pistachios. Two spoons and extra pistachios are around the bowl.
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4.75 from 4 votes

Watergate Salad

A healthy watergate salad that's still sweet, fluffy and delicious, but instead of instant pudding mix and marshmallows, we're using Greek yogurt, coconut whip and real pistachios.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy watergate salad
Servings: 8
Calories: 251kcal


  • 2 20 oz cans of crushed pineapple drained
  • 3 cups frozen coconut whip thawed
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios
  • ½ cup granola I used almond honey granola
  • 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt or coconut milk yogurt
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 4 medjool dates chopped (optional)


  • Add vanilla Greek yogurt, almond extract and spinach to a blender and blend until spinach is completely chopped and the mixture is green.
  • Add drained pineapple, coconut whipped topping, pistachios and granola into a large bowl. Pour green Greek yogurt mixture over top and toss to combine. Add chopped dates if using.
  • Place mixture in the fridge for 2-3 hours to chill before serving.


Serving: 1/8 of recipe | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 31g