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Deliciously Healthy Carrot, Mint and Pomegranate Salad

BY SITA HUBER

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If you’re tired of chewing on plain lettuce then here’s a bright-eyed new combo with only a few ingredients.

is so refreshing with the mint and delivers a great hit of colour and antioxidants, so it’s super good for you. Plus I guarantee the kids will love it!

Serves 4 

Ingredients:

  • 4 Grated carrots (approx. 2 cups)
  • 1 small apple, thinly sliced (or use a mandolin for
  • super thin slices)
  • 1/2 Cup mint leaves, chopped
  • Seeds of 1 Pomegranate

Method:

Drizzle extra virgin olive oil (about 1/3 cup) and juice of ½ lemon.

Season with a good pinch of salt.

Great served with fried haloumi!

And don’t be shy about adding a good dose of healthy extra virgin olive oil to your salads. We need fats to help us absorb fat soluble vitamins like vitamin A from carrots, plus the fats help transform veggies into energy and sustenance.

About the Author

Sita Huber is a Holistic Nutritionist, tv cooking show host, health writer, mother and founder of Mind Body IQ, a nutrition education hub with an edge. With a background in yoga and a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutritional Medicine, Sita focuses on our relationship with food and the power of the brain-gut connection. Sita’s philosophy integrates mindset, emotional awareness, and functional healing techniques to rebalance and reconnect to the body’s own intelligence; its unique language and wisdom.

Having overcome her own stressful life events and chronic health issues, Sita understands these are tools we can all learn from. By embracing our imperfections and nourishing our love of food, rather than depriving ourselves, we can create long term health. Sita is available for private consultations in person, and over skype to anywhere in the world.

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