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Serving: 1/2 cup (101 grams)
Servings per recipe: 6
Calories: 97 (32 from fat)
Fat: 4 grams (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)>
Cholesterol: 1 milligram
Sodium: 37 milligrams
Total carbohydrate: 16 grams (2 fiber, 11 sugar)
Protein: 2 grams

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Carrot salad

This quick and easy-to-make salad adds flavor to picnics, family gatherings or any meal on a busy day.


2 cups carrots, peeled and shredded
1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Dash of ground nutmeg
Dash of ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon orange peel, fresh or dried
1/2 stalk celery, chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
1/4 cup raisins


  1. Combine carrots, pineapple and lemon juice. Set aside.
  2. Mix yogurt, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and orange peel. Stir in carrot mixture.
  3. Add celery, walnuts and raisins. Combine all ingredients.
  4. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Makes 6 servings.


Source: Dialog: Living with Diabetes, Spring 2010; Allina Health clinic - Diabetes Education, Healthy Holiday Tips and Recipes Cookbook

First published: 05/10/2010
Last updated: 05/09/2013

Reviewed by: Mary Frederick, RN, MS, CDE, diabetes program manager, Allina Health clinic - Diabetes Education