Enjoy the Superfood Salad full of Great Nutritional benefits and flavour!
Fennel is a Great source of Vitamin C and Beta Carotene. Along with the additional benefits of cucumber and apple.
Fennel is known for its anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. As well as its balancing effects on blood sugar levels.
So is a great food to include in your daily diet, to help manage mature onset diabetes.
Cucumbers are classed as one of the world’s healthiest foods containing vitamins A, B, C, D and E are all in a fresh cucumber.
The antioxidant properties of cucumbers reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer
Apples provide great health benefits that include improved digestion, prevention of stomach disorders, gallstones, constipation, liver disorders, anemia, diabetes, heart disease, rheumatism, eye disorders, a variety of cancers, and gout.
This is a great salad to include with a meal or to have on its own.
Fennel, Dill & Cucumber Salad
Serves 2 – 4 people
What you need:
1 x Lebanese Cucumber
1/2 to 1 Fennel bulb (depending on the size of the bulb)
1/2 cup of Mint
1 x Apple
1/2 Red or Brown onion finely sliced
1 – 2 teaspoons of Grated Lemon Rind
1 – 2 teaspoons of Dried Chilli Flakes
1 – 2 teaspoons of Ground Pepper
The juice of one lemon
1 x Tablespoon of Organic Extra Virgin Olive oil
Use the Feathery leaves of the fennel bulb, otherwise known as dill for garnish
What to do:
Slice Apple, Cucumber, Onion and Fennel bulb – Mix together and place in a salad bowl
In a mixing bowl add lemon juice, lemon rind, ground pepper, dried chillie flakes and olive oil: Pour over salad mixture
Break mint leaves off, of the stems and Break Feathery leaves off, of top of Fennel bulb – Sprinkle over your Salad
I made this for my husband and I the other night and cooked some sword fish. The sword fish I just cooked for 4 mins each side in some olive oil, garlic cloves and lemon juice.
Great Easy & Healthy Meal!
Empowering You to Optimal Health Julie Doherty N.D