Monday, September 14, 2009

CARROT RAISIN SALAD


This carrot salad is full of natural goodness from carrots-Vit A and fibre primarily.Lemon jUice adds up for Vit c which also helps in absorbing the Iron from raisins....So it is a yummy multivitamin salad which is great looking and nutritious.


Ingredients:
1.5 Cup Carrots grated
½ cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped walnuts/Almonds

Dressing
½ tbsp honey
1 tsp orange zest (optional)
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice )or orange juice)
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil(Optional)
salt and white pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Blend all dressing ingredients together in blender adding olive oil a little at a time at end.
2. Mix carrots with raisins and toss with desired amount of dressing. Stir in nuts.

Enjoy!
Option 1-Sprinkle some roasted sesame seeds on top for extra flavor and nutrition.

Option 2-add some fresh Pineapple/Apple cubes

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