½ red cabbage finely shredded
2 grated carrots
1 finely sliced onion
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
3 spring onions, finely sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
½ cup mayonnaise
Mix together the cabbage, carrot, onion, garlic, spring onion, oil and lemon juice.
Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Add two tablespoons of plain yoghurt to mayonnaise.
Stir in the mayonnaise.
Cabbage contains beta-carotene and a high level of vitamin C. Antioxidants that reduce free radicals in your body, which contribute to the cause of infectious diseases, cancer, arthritis, and heart disease. The vitamin K in cabbage is good for the brain. The Vitamin A and calcium in cabbage is good for bone health and prevents osteoporosis. Potassium protects your body against high blood pressure.
Snack of Sunflower Seeds
½ cup of sunflower seeds, grinded finely.
Add a few dates or raisins
Add orange juice slowly to bind the mixture
Spoon a small amount of the mixture, and roll it into a ball, then press flat.
Place on a flat tray, covered with a cloth and leave in the sun or in the warming drawer of the oven until crisp.
2 cups carrots shredded
1 cup oil
2 cups sifted whole wheat flour
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup tinned, drained pineapple pieces
1 cup chopped pecans
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs beaten
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
Preheat oven 350’F or 180’C
Grease a cake tin and line the base with baking paper.
In a mixing bowl, whisk the eggs and sugar together, until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is frothy. Stir in the oil.
Add the sifted flour, the bicarbonate of soda, and the cinnamon to the egg mixture and mix until smooth.
Stir in the carrot, pineapple and pecans.
Add the mixture into the cake tin and smooth the top.
Bake for one hour or until golden. A skewer inserted into the centre should come out clean.
Allow to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.
Cream Cheese Topping
Mix honey into cream cheese and then add some crushed pineapple and chopped pecans. Spread over the top of the carrot cake.