This is a super quick and easy recipe, that is both refreshing and delicious. It can be enjoyed anytime on its own, or as part of a meal by the whole family. It provides lots of fiber and micronutrients, and healthy carbohydrates. It is virtually fat and sodium free, and suitable for raw and vegan diets.
TYPE: Salad, Snack, Appetizer
PREP TIME: < 15 mins
SERVINGS: not set, make according to personal needs
- Nut-free (optional)
- Refined Sugar-free
- Apples (organic)
- Carrots (organic)
- Optional - Nuts (organic, raw)
- Optional - Lemon (organic)
- Food processor or (boxed) grater
- Wash, and peel if needed, the carrots and apples. Use 1 apple for every 2 large carrots - this would typically constitute a serving for one.
- Using a food processor, shred the apples and carrots. If using a (boxed) grater, grate on largest hole into a large bowl.
- With a fork, toss the shredded apples and carrots together in a large bowl and serve alone or with a main meal. Optionally, squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top for an extra refreshing taste.
- If desired to add some fat and protein to the salad, sprinkle a generous amount of your favorite raw nuts on top. Enjoy.
Meal Nutritional Benefits
- Excellent source of flavenoids that act as antioxidants
- good source of (in descending order): fiber and vitamin C
- enhances proper cardiovascular health, provides protection against cancers, enhance proper digestion, enhance proper blood sugar, prevent kidney stones and promote overall good health
- for more information, visit the apples detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods
- Excellent source of carotenoids
- good source of (in descending order): vitamin A, vitamin K, vitamin C, fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, manganese, molybdenum, vitamin B1, vitamin B3, phosphorus, magnesium and folate
- reduce risk for heart disease, improve vision (especially night vision), protect against cancers, help regulate blood sugar, enhance colon health and promote lung health
- for more information, visit the carrots detailed overview from World’s Healthiest Foods