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Healthy Carrot Salad

This healthy carrot salad is a great spin off of the classic carrot salad. It is light and loaded with seeds, nuts and dried fruits.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot salad, carrot salad with no mayo, carrot salad with vinaigerette, healhty carrot salad, healthy salad ideas, salad ideas
Servings: 4
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula

Ingredients

  • 4-6 cups grated or spiralized carrots
  • 1 cup add in of choice I used sunflower seeds. pecans and Craisins. The possibilities are endless!

Maple Syrup Vinaigerette

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Construct you salad.
    Mix all ingredients for dressing. Shake or mix well. Pour over top of salad and serve immediately. If you want to prep this as a make ahead, you can make the salad and dressing separately up to 2 days in advance. Combine just before serving.
    Now, sit back and enjoy. You deserve it!