Cold salads are the perfect compliment to warm summer days. This cold, uncooked carrot salad is the right temperature for a summer lunch – and it’s packed with eye-healthy antioxidants. The carrots, apples and kale in this salad have the vitamin A, C and E necessary for preserving eye health, warding off eye diseases like macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma.
Enjoy this sweet, cool and healthy salad at your next summer picnic.
Ingredients (serves 2):
- ¾ cup carrot peels
- ½ of a red apple, thinly sliced
- 1 cup kale, shredded
- 2 tbsp raisins
- 1 ¼ tsp balsamic reduction
- Use a carrot peeler to thinly slice about 2 carrots. Place the carrots in a medium mixing bowl, along with the thin apple slices, shredded kale, raisins and balsamic reduction.
- Mix together well and serve.