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How to make a Simple Vitamin Salad

This salad lives up to its name and packs in lots of benefits! Beets – detoxes the blood. Carrots- boosts the immune system. Apple – give you energy. Green Onion – anti-viral. And much, much more!
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What protein to serve with Vitamin Salad?

A Chicken Avocado Wrap goes very well with a Vitamin Salad no matter the season. If you enjoy seafood, a Pan-Seared Halibut with Garlic Butter Sauce tastes delicious as a main dish! These combinations are the perfect way to make a healthy meal.

How many calories in Vitamin Salad?

A Vitamin Salad has 228 calories per serving. This salad has 2 servings.

What salad dressing pairs with a Vitamin Salad?

This Vitamin Salad has a dressing made of vinegar, cold water, olive oil, sugar, and salt. It’s boiled all together and then combined with the salad ingredients.vitamin-salad-on-a-white-plate-with-a-carrot-on-the-side

The fact that this salad is just titled ‘Vitamin Salad’ makes you want to have some, right? Enjoy this tasty vegetable salad at home!

A healthy vitamin salad is perfect for any season!

Vitamins are always needed, year round. So when you’re prepping salad recipes, don’t skip over a tasty vitamin-filled salad with the freshest ingredients! It’s a great option. Hot summer days can be refreshed and the winter season with colds can be fought with one simple salad. Don’t you love a delicious salad that can do it all? I sure do.

But this healthy salad packs in more than just vitamins. Taking each ingredient apart, we see each one contains so many benefits! Flavor and nutrition sometimes don’t come hand in hand, but it’s my goal to make salads that make them agree with each other, and this salad definitely makes the cut. When you’re preparing your weekly menu with healthy food, don’t forget about this salad. It’s a delicious way to enjoy the antioxidant properties of raw vegetables as a side dish and improve a balanced diet!

So here are some examples: Beets heal acne, detox the blood, and contain anti-aging properties. They have phytonutrients that protect cells from free radicals. Carrots reduce the risk of stroke, prevent cancer, and boost the immune system. Apples give you energy with B vitamins, improve brain function, and improve eyesight. Green onions are anti-viral, prevent arthritis, and kill bacteria. This salad is a great way (and an easy way, too) to clue in on the vitamins nature has to offer!

Let’s put this salad together! You will need:

Beets supply you with vitamin C and manganese.

Carrots contain fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin E.

Apples support gut bacteria, vitamin B, and contain lots of antioxidants! You’ll need one or two medium apples, depending on how much of this salad you want to make.

Green onion gives your body vitamin K and vitamin C.

Here some more tasty salads you’ll love:

This Easy Fruit Salad has a Honey-Lemon Dressing you’ll be making over and over again, not just for the health benefits but the flavors, too!

Dark leafy greens come in handy with a Greens and Pear Smoothie with Chia Seeds that can be made any time of year.

Roast fresh veggies and seasonal produce into this Simple Potato and Kale Salad with an Easy Dijon Vinaigrette!

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How to make a Simple Vitamin Salad

This salad lives up to its name and packs in lots of benefits! Beets – detoxes the blood. Carrots- boosts the immune system. Apple – give you energy. Green Onion – anti-viral. And much, much more!
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Course: Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 228kcal

Equipment

  • grater
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • salad bowl
  • Sauce pan
  • Julienne slicer

Ingredients

  • 1 red beet, grated
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 apple, grated
  • 1 stem green onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ Tbsp cane sugar
  • ½ Tbsp salt

Instructions

  • Grate 1 red beet, 2 medium carrots, 1 apple, and 1 stem of green onion (I used a Julienne slicer).
  • Dressing: In a saucepan, combine 2 Tablespoons vinegar, 1/2 cup water, 2 Tablespoons of olive oil, 1/2 Tablespoon sugar, and 1/2 Tablespoon salt; bring all to a boil. Turn off heat and pour over grated ingredients.

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 1823mg | Potassium: 428mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 10258IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg

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