Thursday, March 26, 2015

Carrot Fruit Salad

1 8 oz. can unsweetened crushed pineapple, juice-packed
4 c. grated carrots
2 small oranges, cut in chunks
1/2 c. chopped dates (about 8 dates)
1 l/2 c. non-fat yogurt
1/4 c.frozen orange-juice concentrate
2 tsp. poppy seeds
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
      1. Drain the pineapple well, pressing with a fork to remove excess-juice, and combine with the carrots, oranges, and dates in a large bowl.
      2. In a separate bowl, stir the dressing ingredients together; add to the carrots and fruits. Toss thoroughly to coat the salad ingredients with the dressing.
       Yield: about 5 cups.

       Health Benefits Carotenes, the famous ingredient in carrots, is an anti-oxidant that has powerful healing virtues for many diseases. Drinking a glass of carrot juice daily will do much more for you than many bottles of supplement tablets.

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