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

  • Raw
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Wheat-free
  • Soy-free
  • Corn-free
  • Peanut-free
  • Nut-free (optional)
  • Refined Sugar-free

Goodies Needed


  • Apples (organic)
  • Carrots (organic)
  • Optional - Nuts (organic, raw)
  • Optional - Lemon (organic)


  • Food processor or (boxed) grater

Preparation Steps

  • 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