Get your Daily Dose of Apple – Lunch Recipes

As more and more apples come into season, you’re probably starting to notice an abundance of colours and varieties in your Fruit at Work boxes. Following on from our nutritional advice about apples in February (Six Brilliant Reasons to Eat Your Daily Apple), we thought we’d share our delicious recipes of the month.




Carrot, Red Cabbage and Apple Salad recipe

Makes 4 Lunches

Health apple cabbage salad

This is a perfect autumn-at-work salad. Crunchy and bright, it’s appealing to the eyes and to the appetite! Serve on its own or with some cold, thinly sliced roast chicken.


What you’ll need

3 large carrots, peeled, then grated

½ red cabbage, finely shredded

2 apples, any variety, thinly sliced

juice of half lemon

sesame seeds

white vinegar

olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


Gently toss the apple slices and lemon juice in a large bowl to prevent browning. Add grated carrot and shredded cabbage, plus 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toss gently. Add 1 tablespoon each olive oil and white vinegar plus salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy immediately.


Chicken Waldorf Sandwich

Serves One

Apple Waldorf-sandwich Recipe

Apples in a savoury sandwich may sound strange, but they add a sweet, crisp crunch not to mention an extra dose of healthiness!


What you’ll need

2 slices thick multi-grain bread

½ Granny Smith Apple, sliced thinly with skin on

small handful thinly sliced celery

sprinkle of chopped walnuts

2 slices of cooked chicken

freshly chopped tarragon (optional)

1½ tsps S&W Whole Egg Light Mayonnaise


Spread the mayo thinly on the bread and layer ingredients to taste. Slice sandwich in half and tuck in with gusto!