Apple Bean Salad

Sweetness and crunch make this salad an appealing way to get kids, or anyone else, to eat more beans. Since it’s fast to make and doesn’t require any cooking, this dish is a good choice for holiday potlucks.

2 medium apples, cored and cut into cubes

¼ cup chopped onion

¼ cup chopped celery

1 15-ounce can kidney or pinto beans, drained

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon honey or any liquid sweetener

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Combine the apples, onion, celery and beans in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sweetener and mustard. Pour over the apple and bean mixture.