Apple Peanut Butter Salad

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Mmmm…  Apples and peanut butter.  Such a good combination.  Even better?  Apple peanut butter salad that incorporates crunchy grapes, sweet bananas and the yummiest peanut butter ‘dressing’ too.  Miss G loves this salad and it makes for a perfect after school snack {or breakfast or lunch in Grae’s opinion}.  It’s easy to make too!

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First up, the dressing…  All you need is come all-natural peanut butter {ours has flax and chia already mixed in}, some milk, a little bit of pure maple syrup, and some vanilla.

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Then you basically pour everything into a small bowl and give it a really good mix with a fork or small whisk.  Depending on the consistency of your peanut butter, you may want to thin out your peanut butter dressing with a little extra milk, so feel free to add some if needed.

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As for the rest of the salad, you’ll ned some chopped apples, some halved grapes, some sliced bananas, and some peanuts to sprinkle on top.

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Now all you need to do is dump the apples into a bowl…

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Add the grapes and give them a good stir.

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Next, gently add in the bananas and incorporate them into the mix.

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To serve it, simply dish out a bowl of fruit…

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Sprinkle some peanuts on top…

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And finish it off with a generous amount of peanut butter dressing.  Done!

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Apple Peanut Butter Salad

  • 2 generous tablespoons of all-natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla
  • 1 red apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 green apple, cored and choppd
  • 3/4 cup of grapes, sliced in half
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of peanuts
Prepare the peanut butter dressing by pouring the first set of ingredients into a small bowl and mixing well with a fork or a whisk.  Depending on the consistency of your peanut butter, you may want to add a touch more milk if the dressing is too thick.  Set the dressing aside.Place apples and grapes into a large bowl and mix well.  Add the bananas and gently incorporate them into the mixture.

Top the fruit with the dressing and sprinkle peanuts on top.  Serve immediately.

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4 thoughts on “Apple Peanut Butter Salad

  1. Yummmmm! I love how this easily adapts for very small helpers. Do you think honey might work as a substitute for the maple syrup? I have actually never tried (and thus do not have on hand) maple syrup. *hangs head in embarrassment*

    1. Definitely! If it’s a thick, creamed honey you may have to add a little extra milk to thin it out, but a liquid honey should replace 1:1 very easily. :)

      1. We haven’t tried the recipe yet, but I have rectified my maple syrup deficiency and will be sampling it properly this week! ;-)

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