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Apple Carrot Salad recipe and lesson plan

Apple Carrot Salad recipe and lesson plan


  • 10-12 local apples
  • 10 carrots
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt


  1. Wash the apples and carrots.
  2. Peel and core the apples. Cut the apples into small chunks. Add to the large bowl.
  3. Add the lemon juice to the cut apple and stir to combine.
  4. Grate the carrots. Add them to the large bowl.
  5. Measure the raisins and add them to the large bowl.
  6. Measure the yogurt and add it to the apple-carrot mixture. Stir.
  7. Enjoy!
  8. Step 9. Clean up.

The lesson plan includes step-by-step instructions for cooking this recipe in the classroom, curriculum connections, and related books to read.



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