FLX Fuel: Carrot Salad with Turmeric Sauce
Photo credit: Jesse Lane Lee
This sauce has a peppery flavor and a bright-orange color from curcumin, which is where most of the nutrients in turmeric come from. Turmeric has been known to replace other anti-inflammatory drugs and has been used in Chinese and Indian medicine for years.
3 large carrots
½ cup raw almonds, chopped
½ cup raisins
Creamy Turmeric Sauce:
2 tablespoons almond butter
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon powdered turmeric or 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric, minced
1 teaspoon honey
1. Place all of the creamy turmeric sauce ingredients in a blender or bowl and blend or whisk until smooth.
2. Spiralize or grate three big carrots.
3. Place the carrots, almonds, raisins, and creamy turmeric sauce in a medium bowl and toss until mixed.
~ FLX Training Coach Team