Grated Beet and Celery Salad

1 lb raw beets, peeled and grated
2 tbsp freshly squeezed apple juice
4 sticks celery, finely chopped
fresh herbs to garnish

3 tbsp sunflower oil
1 tbsp cider vinegar*
4 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper to taste

Toss the beets, celery and apple juice together in a bowl to mix. Put all the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and whish with a fork til well blended. Stir half into the beet mixture. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the top. Allow to marinate for at least 2 hours before serving, for the fullest flour. Garnish with fresh herbs.

*Lemon juice can be substituted for cider vinegar.

* To make a big more piquant add ½ tsp Dijon style mustard to dressing.