Apple and Pecan Salad

Serves 4-6

For this fresh apple and pecan salad recipe feel free to adjust quantities of ingredients. For example, if you really like the pecans, just add more. This is a light way to get any large holiday meal started right. 

– Megan Adams Brown, Certified Health Coach


  • 6-8 cups mixed greens
  • 1/4 of a red cabbage, sliced thin
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 of a red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup currants
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper


Combine ingredients in a large salad bowl. Note: Depending on how many you’re serving and your preferences, feel free to adjust quantities of ingredients. For example if you really like the pecans, add more.

In a small bowl combine dressing ingredients and whisk to combine.

Before serving, dress salad and toss to coat evenly.