Apple is a great alternative to lettuce for salads. Sweet, crunchy and delicious, it has the perfect amount of tanginess for a lunchtime dish. Together with the fresh lime juice in the dressing, this apple salad has a tremendous citrus flavour that really packs a punch (who said salads were boring hey!?). My husband Peter enjoys his with peanuts which adds to the crunchiness of the salad. This is the ideal vegan recipe. Serves 4 Ingredients For the salad 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1/2 red onion, finely sliced 3-4 Granny Smith apples, finely sliced Large handful of cherry tomatoes, halved Handful of chopped peanuts For the dressing 3 tbsp soy sauce The juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp maple syrup 1 garlic clove, peeled and very finely chopped 1/2 red chilli, very finely chopped Method In a small bowl or measuring jug, whisk together your dressing ingredients. Cover in clingfilm and set in the fridge. Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan and fry the onions for around 10 minutes, until crispy. Arrange the apple on a place and add the tomatoes, onion and peanuts. Drizzle with the dressing. Buy my bestselling book in paperback or audio My debut book is my guide to surviving and thriving at work and at home and offers insight into how to create a digital business or return to work with confidence. Mumboss: The Honest Mum's Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home (UK 2nd Edition) Available on Amazon or Audible The Working Mom: Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home (US/Canada Edition) Available September 8th 2020. Order now on Amazon Like what you've read? Then why not follow Vicki on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram Never Miss A Post! Subscribe to HonestMum for my weekly email newsletter where I share my new blog posts, blogging tips, event invitations, competitions and news about my new book. I never share your personal data with third parties.