Eat the rainbow of vibrant vegetables in this fresh and light salad with lots of satisfying crunchy textures. Nutrient-dense with antioxidants which help protect against chronic disease and promote heart and immune health.
Shop your local farms and farmers’ markets for thoughtfully grown in-season vegetables.
Low-Carb recipes have a low carbohydrate count. No sugar, no grains; no legumes, no starchy vegetables, no high sugar fruits or milk.
Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.
Heart Healthy recipes have lots of whole grains, fruits & vegetables. A diet rich in plant foods, low in refined fatty foods can help lower cholesterol.
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Carrot, Radish & Red Onion Salad with Rosemary
WASH all your vegetables. You can peel watermelon, radish, + carrot if you like.
THINLY SLICE Julienne | matchstick radishes – see photo gallery boards.
THINLY SLICE carrot into disks. Cut the red onion in half, peel and thinly slice. Finely slice & chop the rosemary leaves.
PLATE divide salad green between plates. Layer over carrot + radish slices. Top with red onion + sprinkle with rosemary. Alternatively, toss all salad ingredients together well.
SERVE with salad dressing like Orange Cider Vinaigrette or Oil-free Orange Vinaigrette
STORE salad un-dressing in the fridge in a glass container with a lid.
Orange Cider Vinaigrette
Oil-free Orange Vinaigrette
top with Cider & Spice Roasted Nuts.
with Cranberry & Orange Salsa
drizzle with oil + vinegar and sprinkle with salt
add Spiced Sweet & Purple Potatoes & Chickpeas
toss with Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing
drizzle with Miso Jalapeno Satay Sauce
serve on a bed of salad greens with Hummus
served dolloped with Kale & Green Bean Pesto
make a Spicy Roasted Veggie Bowls
JULIENNE = matchstick cut – see photo gallery for knife skills.
ADD | SWAP for vegetables like hakurei salad turnips, celery, celeriac, yellow beetroot, kohlrabi, cucumber, peppers, fennel, apple, bok choy, cabbage.
ADD HERBS like chives, scallions, parsley, cilantro, dill, chervil, nasturtiums, edible flowers.
ADD LEAFY GREENS like lettuce, romaine, endive, chicory, radicchio, arugula, red cabbage, bok choy, frisee.
THERAPEUTIC DIETS – Adapt the recipe and ingredients according to your healthcare provider. Please remember to read food ingredient labels.