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Spectacular fall Apple salad

Apple Salad

Apple SaladNothing says fall quite like biting into a fresh, crisp apple. They are definitely one of my favorite fruits! You may notice that apples taste pretty amazing right now and that’s because this is when they’re actually in season!

There are so many delicious ways to enjoy Mother Nature’s treat. Try chopping up some apples and cooking it with some rolled oats topped with walnuts for a nourishing breakfast. Or slice it up into thin circle slices, spread some almond butter on them and treat yourself to a yummy apple sandwich.

They are probably the easiest fruit to throw into a purse in case you get hungry when you’re out and about. You can even have some fun with it and add some shredded apple to a grown up grilled cheese sandwich made with sourdough bread and gouda- delicious!!

If you’re looking for something a little try mixing it with another fall favorite and make yourself a delicious apple radish salad! Here’s how to make it.

Ingredients

  • 1 red apple
  • 5 radishes or 2 large watermelon radishes
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1/2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cut the apple into small, thin strips
  2. Cut the radishes into very thin rounds
  3. Chop the basil as finely as you can
  4. Combine all the ingredients and toss with olive oil and apple cider vinegar
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste

It’s fabulous by itself but it’s also really wonderful mixed with some cold quinoa to make a delicious grain salad that’s a little heartier.

jacqueline silvestri banksJacqueline Banks, who grew up in Casa de Campo, is a certified holistic health counselor and busy mother.

Her focus is on helping other busy moms in all stages of motherhood keep themselves and families healthy and happy. She uses natural and organic solutions to solve individual health problems and promote clean living.

Check out her website at: www.jacquelinebanks.com

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