This earthy, tasty salad is filling, easy to make and stores well. The brown rice, apples and beans offer a healthy dose of fibre that is sure to keep you satisfied.
In a medium mixing bowl combine beans, rice, apple, cheese, cranberries and walnuts; set aside.
In a small mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, canola oil, mustard and maple syrup, mixing well.
Pour dressing over salad and stir to coat. Serve immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Substitute the Gala apple for a Granny Smith apple. Substitute dried cranberries for dried apricot pieces. Substitute walnut pieces for unsalted sunflower seeds.
Serving Size 1/2 cup (125 ML)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.