Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Superfood Recipe - Carrot and Blueberry Salad

I'm always looking for new recipes to add superfoods to my diet. This festive, colorful blueberry salad recipe includes two superfoods. Besides blueberries, this superfood salad also contains heart healthy walnuts and fresh carrots.


Juice of 1 lemon

4 tsp of maple syrup – use sugar free if you’d like to save calories

½ tsp salt

Dash pepper

1 c diced green pepper

2 tsp olive oil

1 2/3 c blueberries, fresh or frozen and thawed

3 large carrots

1/3 c walnuts

½ c pineapple pieces

Directions for Superfood Salad

Squeeze juice from lemon and remove any seeds.

Add maple syrup, salt, pepper and oil to lemon juice and blend.
Add blueberries, mix and set aside.

Peel carrots. Using a vegetable peeler, peel carrots into strips. Set aside

Chop walnuts. Then combine carrot strips, walnuts and pineapple in a salad bowl, then add blueberries and mix gently.
Makes 6 servings of superfood blueberry salad

This superfood recipe contains only 105 calories per serving using sugarfree syrup!

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