Raw Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrot Salad with Almonds and Cranberries

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(Makes 4 servings)

1/2 head broccoli
1/2 head cauliflower
1 carrot, peeled
1/3 cup sliced raw almonds
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup dried cranberries (or raisins if prefer)
Fresh flat-leaf Italian (or regular) parsley, optional
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Dressing: Juice from 1 lemon, 
1-2 teaspoons honey

*You will need a food processor for this dish


1. Chop the stems off broccoli and cauliflower. Add both to food processor and chop it finely

2. Peet the carrot and chop it into chunks, then add to food processor and blend until it’s finely chopped. Combine the chopped vegetables in a bowl

3. Using a food processor, finely chop the raw almond slices. Add them to the bowl including the sunflower seeds

4. Chop parsley and add to the bowl including the dried cranberries

5. Add salt and pepper to taste

6. To make the dressing, squeeze the juice of a lemon into a separate bowl, add 1-2 teaspoons of honey (taste should be sweet/sour) and mix well

7. Add the dressing to the salad just before serving and toss well to combine


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