I’m sharing this apple salad recipe today in honor of my mom. As a girl growing up, I remember her making a version of this and it was always such a treat. My mom isn’t well and my dad is her main care giver. He is the chief cook now which is a total role reversal for them. This is actually his apple salad recipe. When my mom first began showing signs of dementia, he started spending time in the kitchen with her learning how to make their favorite dishes. Over the years he has simplified them to make things easier, as is the case with this apple salad. It has the freshest taste…especially in the fall when the apples are at their peak.
Apple Salad Recipe
- 2 large apples diced I used Honeycrisp
- 1/2 c. chopped celery
- 1/2 c. chopped walnuts
- 3/4 c. light mayonnaise
- 1 1/2 T. sugar
- Place apples, celery and walnuts in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl stir mayonnaise and sugar until smooth.
- Pour mayonnaise over apples/celery/walnuts and mix well.
- Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
A few of you have asked about my mom’s health since her heart attack and I am so happy to tell you that she is just fine. In fact, you would never know anything happened. Thankfully she doesn’t remember a thing. She is slowly getting her strength back and things seem to be running smoothly. At least for now.
The weather broke in Ohio yesterday and there is a stunning weather report for this week. I am going to take some time and work outside. Not sure when I’ll be back. I am thankful for each and everyone of you. You are simply the best.