Carrot Cous Cous Salad

  • 1 cup carrot/orange juice (can get in any health food store)
  • 1/4 cup raisins or currants
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat cous cous
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, cooked
  • 1/4 cup roasted almonds, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsely, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh mint, minced

Bring carrot/orange juice, raisins, cinnamon, sea salt and black pepper to a boil.  Add cous cous, mix and turn off the heat.  Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.  In a mixing bowl combine cooked chickpeas, cous cous, roasted almonds, parsley and mint.  Serves four.