Shredded Carrot Zucchini Salad

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The great thing about September is that there’s tons of zucchini and various squash available at most local farmers markets. If you’ve been following my recipes for a while now, then you’ll know I love to promote super simple recipes. I love to eat simply. The more I eat simple meals, the better food tastes to me, which I find so fascinating.

I also love to promote simple meal that you can make yourself at home that won’t take up a lot of your time. There’s a common myth that living a raw foods lifestyle is really time consuming but it just doesn’t have to be the case!

Here’s another easy-to-make salad recipe that won’t take two shakes of a lambs tail. Ok, that’s a really weird analogy, where did that come from anyways?

Raw Kitchen Essentials

All you need is a blender to blend up the creamy dressing for this salad. I use a Vitamix. If you don’t have a good blender, it’s well worth the investment. Check out the Vitamix Deluxe Edition. That’s a blender that will last you a lifetime.

A blender is one of the Top 4 Kitchen Essentials that I recommend stoking your  kitchen with.

Shredded Carrot Zucchini Salad Recipe

In a bowl, grate the following ingredients:

  • 2 carrots
  • 2 medium size zucchini (I used a nice yellow zucchini for this recipe)
  • 1 small tart green apple

Then add in:

  • A sprinkle of raisins
  • 1/2 tomato, diced

In a blender, blend together

  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds
  • 2.5 tablespoons of lemon or lime juice (Apple Cider Vinegar can work too)
  • A splash of water
  • (You can add any dried herbs or seasonings if you like, but I left my without)

Blend until smooth. Pour on top of shredded salad and toss.

On a plate or bowl, rough chop up some lettuce and scoop the shredded salad on top. If you like, add a few slices of avocado and tomato.

Serve and enjoy!

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