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carrot apple salad

Carrot Apple Salad

A refreshing, crunchy summer salad that's a perfect side dish next time you're grilling. Carrots and apples are high in dietary fiber and aid in digestion.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4


  • Half a pound of carrots
  • 1 tart apple I prefer Granny Smith


  • 2 Tbsp orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp canola oil sunflower oil is the best for this, if you have it
  • Handful of sunflower seeds
  • Pinch of salt
  • A few twists of freshly ground pepper


  • Handful of dried cranberries or raisins
  • A drizzle of sesame oil


  1. Wash, peel and cut the carrots into 3 inch pieces. Thoroughly wash, core and cut the apple into quarters. Shred carrots and apple together in food processor. Mix together in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Blend together all the ingredients for the dressing. Pour dressing over the carrots and apple mixture and stir until thoroughly dressed. Garnish with a handful of sunflower seeds and a few extra sprinkles of salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Dr. Oekter