Craving something sweet? Yes, we all do. Try my beetroot salad with banana, carrot and apple as a fantastic substitution to a cake. You will be surprised how beautifully it tastes without adding any sugar.
To swap sweets and cakes for fruit is a great way to improve your health and eliminate diseases. Let’s get into the habit!
Portions: 2 portions Preparation time: 10-20 min
∗ No precision required, we are all busy, kitchen measures are just enough.
- 1 medium beetroot (72 g)
- 1 large carrot (96 g)
- 1 medium banana (97 g)
- 1 medium apple (127 g)
- pinch of cinnamon
- pinch of desiccated coconut
- Peel the banana, carrot and cooked beetroot (to improve absorption).
- Grate the carrot, beetroot and apple either with grater or processor.
- Mash banana.
- Mix all together.
- Add cinnamon, coconut and you are ready serve.
Tip If you want to add extra protein to make this dish more fulfilling, you can add activated nuts or seeds to your salad.
Calories and nutrient content per 1 portion
- 110 kcal calories
- 24 g carbohydrate
- 2.05 g protein
- 0.6 g fat
- 4.3 g fibre
With a big handful of activated almonds (30g) you get extra 184 kcal, 2 g carbohydrates, 29 g protein and 35.8 g fat.
Beetroot salad is high in vitamins and minerals
|Nutrient||Amount Per Portion||Recommended Daily Amount*|
|Magnesium||25 mg||300 mg|
|Potassium||496.5 mg||4700 mg|
|Iodine||4 mg||150 mg|
|Manganese||0.6 mg||1.1 mg|
|Calcium||31.5 mg||800 mg|
|Vitamin A||946.5 ug||1220 ug|
|Vitamin B1||0.17 mg||0.71 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.06 mg||1.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.85 mg||11.7 mg|
|Vitamin B5||0.4 mg||3-7 mg|
|Vitamin B6||0.24 mg||1.2 mg|
|Vitamin B7||2.05 ug||25-60 ug|
|Vitamin B9||50 ug||300-600ug|
|Vitamin C||10.95 mg||200 mg|
∗ recommended values are calculated for average 70 kg person,170 cm high, 20 years old.