This is one of many very quick and totally delicious salads we eat all the time. It uses a few ingredients that transform a simple vegetable into a truly gorgeous salad. Its a great week day dish when you’re pushed for time.
Hemp seeds are a nutrient powerhouse. They contain all the essential amino acids in an easily digestible form, and have an essential fatty acid ratio of 3:1, which makes them a perfect source of protein and fats for vegetarians.
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of zinc, which is important for our immune system, essential for healthy skin, for cell growth and to aid the breakdown of carbohydrates. They are also an excellent sources of Vitamins E, and B and are high in protein ( 30%), healthy fats ( 50% ) and fibre. The vitamins in pumpkin seeds are helpful for sleep and can aid reduction of anxiety, tension and irritability.
- 3 large cups grated carrot
- 1 Tablespoon Sesame oil
- 2 Tablespoons Tamari
- 1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Seeds
- 3 Tablespoons Hemp Seeds
- Combine all ingredients, adjusting flavours to taste.
Will keep well for about 5 days.