Delicious Dining & Apples and Carrot Salad Recipe

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Enjoy this recipe from the fall menu.

Contributed by Michiko Tomioka, RDN

Apple and Carrot Salad

The apple season is here!  Did you know that an apple is a member of rose family? The apple was respected as symbol of beauty and Greek mythology. Apple journeyed to the North America in 16th century. The majority of nutrients come in their skins so eat unpeeled organic apples.

This quick recipe is high in protein, fiber, vitamins A and C, potassium. Delicious for the whole family.

Ingredients

Yield 6 ¾ cup servings

1 cup   Carrots, Fresh, shredded

1 cup   Apples,Fresh, Unpeeled, Cored, Diced

1 cup baby spinach, cut into half

1/2 tsp   Ginger Root, Fresh, Minced

1/2 cup   Raisins, Golden or Dark

1/2 cup   Greek Yogurt, Plain, Low Fat

1/2 Lemon juice, freshly squeezed

1 tsp   Honey  (optional)

Directions

Using a medium bowl, combine ingredients except spinach, stir well and refrigerate 10 minutes. Dress plate with spinach then serve.

Calories: 110: Total Fat: 0g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 30mg;  Vitamin A (10% DV), potassium ( 7% DV)Total Carbohydrate: 26g ( only 1g of added sugar); Dietary Fiber: 2g; Protein: 3g