Carrot & Cilantro Salad

This fresh carrot and cilantro salad is a delightful addition to any table, embodying the essence of wholesome, nourishing eating. Enjoy a vibrant medley of crisp carrots, fragrant cilantro, and creamy feta cheese, all perfectly complemented by the crunch of slivered almonds and the sweet tang of a honey-sweetened vinaigrette.

Carrot & Cilantro Salad

This salad not only tantalizes the taste buds but also offers a myriad of health benefits. Carrots, rich in beta-carotene, are renowned for supporting eye health and boosting immunity. Meanwhile, cilantro provides a burst of freshness while boasting antioxidants and aiding in digestion.


  • 1 lb Carrots thinly sliced or grated
  • 3 Tbs Fresh Cilantro finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Feta cheese crumbled
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds toasted lightly
  • 2 Tbs Olive oil
  • 1 Tbs Honey
  • 3 Tbs Raw apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp Sea salt
  • ½ tsp Freshly ground black pepper
  • tsp Chipotle powder for added heat


  • Thinly slice or grate washed carrots. Add to a medium size bowl.
  • In a small container (I use a pint mason jar) mix together the vinaigrette ingredients- olive oil, honey, raw apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper and chipotle powder. Mix well
  • Add the toasted almonds and feta cheese to the carrots. Mix well. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and mix. This salad keeps very fresh for a few days in the fridge. Enjoy!
CarrotsThese vibrant root vegetables are not only a crunchy delight but also a nutritional powerhouse. Carrots are renowned for their high beta-carotene content, a precursor to vitamin A, which plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision, immune function, and skin health.
Furthermore, carrots are brimming with fiber, which promotes digestive health and helps regulate blood sugar levels. Their impressive array of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium, contribute to overall well-being and vitality.
Cilantro: This versatile herb is not only a flavor powerhouse but also packs a punch in terms of health benefits. Rich in antioxidants, cilantro helps combat oxidative stress in the body, which can contribute to various chronic diseases. Additionally, cilantro is a potent source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin K, vitamin A, and potassium, supporting bone health, immune function, and electrolyte balance.
Moreover, cilantro possesses natural anti-inflammatory properties, making it a valuable addition to any diet aimed at reducing inflammation and promoting overall wellness. Some studies even suggest that cilantro may have chelating effects, aiding in the removal of heavy metals from the body.

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