The following is an excerpt from “The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook,” by Matthew Mead (Downtown Bookworks, $18.99). Reprinted with permission from Downtown Bookworks, www.downtownbookworks.com .
“The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook” is packed with 50+ simple, tasty recipes inspired by DC's beloved characters. Beloved DC Super Heroes inspire healthy, delicious, fun food for fans of all ages in the Official DC Super Hero Cookbook. From power breakfasts and hero sandwiches to protein-packed main dishes and bold desserts, more than 50 colorful, easy-to-prepare dishes are sure to disappear in a flash!
Enhance your X-ray vision with this vitamin A–rich carrot salad.
X-RAY VISION CARROT SALAD
DIFFICULTY LEVEL: 1
1 cup shredded carrots
¼ cup prepared cole slaw dressing
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
Silvered almonds and/or raisins, if desired
HOW TO MAKE IT
Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl. Add slivered almonds and raisins if you like. Serve as an appetizer or a side dish.
Matthew Mead is a food and lifestyle guru, stylist and photographer.