Healthy Recipe – Beet Apple Salad

beet and apple salad


  • 1 tbsp pine nuts
  • ½ cup grated beets 
  • ½ apple
  • 2 handfuls arugula 

For the maple vinaigrette

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup


  • Gently toast the pine nuts in a dry skillet/frying pan or under a broiler/grill. Keep a close eye on them so they don’t burn then set aside.
  • Grate the beet and core and slice the apple. 
  • Put the arugula in the bottom of a bowl, top with the grated beet, apple and pine nuts. 
  • Shake together the vinaigrette ingredients (oil, vinegar and maple syrup) in a small jar or whisk in a small bowl. Drizzle over the salad, toss and serve.