Home » Recent Articles » Green Mom's Kitchen » Simple Carrot Salad

Simple Carrot Salad

We have a lot of carrots at home because I had planned to make pickled carrots but ran out of time. Now it’s carrots all day long. Yesterday, I made this simple carrot salad to accompany our lentil dinner. It’s super easy to make and the sweetness makes it perfect for kids. Strangely cooked carrots are not one of Isabella’s favorite vegetables, so a raw salad worked great for her.
Carrot Salad,  Serves 2

3 large carrots peeled and grated
1/2 cup sprouts (I used spring mix to make it more colorful)
1/3 cups toasted pumpkin seeds
1 tbs olive oil
1 tsp honey or Agva syrup
salt & pepper
Preheat oven for F350 and spread seeds on a cookie sheet. Toast for a few minutes until you can smell them. Be careful not to burn them, it goes fast. Blend rated carrots, sprouts, oil, honey, salt and pepper. Place salad on plates and sprinkle seeds on top.

About Green Mom

Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

Check Also

Weekly Family Menu 10/7

Monday  White Bean and kale Soup with Home Baked Bread Tuesday  Tacos with Chorizo and Bean …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Become a Green-Mom.com member for FREE.

We’ll keep you updated each week on what’s new.

Sign up to receive our short video series and let Green-Mom share her top tips to going green.