18 May 2016

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Carrot & Beet Salad

Give this bright and beautiful nutrient rich, quick and easy recipe a try for a new way to experience carrots and beets.
Author Tara

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • 1-2 carrots
  • 1-2 large beets

Dressing

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1/8 cup onion minced (opional)
  • 1 tsp poppy or sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Grate carrot and beet. Mix dressing ingredients (blend together with hand blender if using onions). Toss salad with dressing and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Health Benefits
Carrots
Excellent source of vitamin A that supports the immune system and is excellent for lung health.
Excellent source of carotenoids which are associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.
Good source of beta-carotene which helps to protect vision, especially night vision.
Beets
Contain a wide range of anti-oxidants that are anti-inflammatory and excellent for liver health.
Contain a good amount of fibre that helps with elimination, helps to reduce LDL cholesterol, helps to stabilize blood sugar, and may help to prevent colon cancer.

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