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Carrot Cake Salad RecipeCarrot Cake Salad

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Carrot Cake Salad Recipe

This recipe uses the flavors of a popular dessert and turns it into a side dish that is loaded with healthy fruits and vegetables. It provides a lower calorie way to satisfy a dessert craving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving
107
Calories
% Daily Value*
9%
Total Fat 5.9g
6%Saturated Fat 1.2g
Trans Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 15mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 11.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g
Sugars 8g
Protein 2.8g
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 4 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened, toasted coconut
  • ¼ cup non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/8 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of ground cloves

Optional: 2 tbsp raisins

Directions

  1. Add the carrots, apple, walnuts, and coconut to a medium bowl and toss to combine.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Pour the dressing over the carrots and apple. Stir well. If you are using the raisins, stir them in just before serving.
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