Don't let the word "salad" give you pause. This week's creamy tahini carrot salad is a side dish PACKED with health benefits, such as:
Carrots: Beta-carotene is converted to vitamin A by your body. This helps with vision, skin, and is great for immunity!
Turmeric and black pepper: Turmeric’s main active ingredient is curcumin which is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant. Black pepper helps to activate curcumin by 2000%!
Cucumber: Cucumbers are filled to the brim with vitamin E, so save a few slices to put on your eyes!
Lemon: Lemon not only supports digestion, but is a great source of vitamin C which can keep you healthy and strong!
Garlic: Garlic is excellent for immunity, can reduce blood pressure, and is loaded with antioxidants!
So there you have it, a super-food side guaranteed to please the taste buds and keep you strong, healthy, and happy. Now go outside and play!
½ of a cucumber, diced
2 carrots, shredded with a veggie peeler
1 avocado, diced
1/3 of an onion, diced
1 small clove of garlic, pressed or minced
2 TBS of tahini
1 tsp of agave, maple syrup, or date syrup
The juice from ½ of a lemon
½ of a tsp of ground turmeric
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
1 handful of fresh cilantro
By Caroline DiNicola Fawley
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