This salad serves up healthy helpings of immune-boosting vitamins A and C. Serve it with spicy curries for a delightful flavor contrast. This recipe comes to us from Laura Sampson who writes the blog Hey, What’s for Dinner Mom?
For the Carrot Apple Salad:
- 4 large carrots, peeled
- 3 apples, cored, peeled and cut into chunks
- 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
For the almond vinaigrette:
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons almond oil
To prepare the fruit:
In a food processor fitted with the slicing blade, shred the carrots and apples. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and toss with the lemon juice to coat well.
To make the almond vinaigrette:
Whisk the apple cider vinegar, honey and almond oil together in a small bowl.
To complete the Carrot Apple Salad:
Pour over the carrots and apples and toss well to coat.
Carrot Apple Salad
Servings per Recipe:Amount per Serving
Calories from Fat: 64
Total Fat: 7.2g
Saturated Fat: .6g
Dietary Fiber: 5.3g
The FDA recommends 2000 calories a day as a reasonable average guideline for most adults. Click here to learn how you can use the Monday 2000 to reset the calorie budget you have to spend each day. For specific calorie recommendations based on your age, metabolism and medical history, consult your doctor or nutritionist.