Spring Salad Celebration - Fennel Ginger Salad | #MealsThatHeal

20 Mar

Spring Salad Celebration - Fennel Ginger Salad

The avocado, hazelnuts, flax or hemp oil in this recipe provide all the vitamin E your adrenals could want in one meal. Your adrenals store the highest concentration of vitamin E of all your organs, which shows the importance of this antioxidant for maintaining stress resilience.
This delicious salad delivers the medicinal properties of umeboshi plums, which have been used as digestive and adrenal tonics in Asian traditional medicine for centuries. Umeboshi plums, also known as Japanese apricots, help your body deal with stress by restoring levels of adrenal epinephrine and norepinephrine following a stressful experience. Be careful not to use too much of this paste, as it’s quite high in sea salt.

Salad Ingredients:
4 cups       sliced fennel
1/2 cup      green onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup      hazelnuts, coarsely chopped
1 large       tangerine, peeled and sectioned
1 large       pear, cubed
1 large       apple, cubed
1 large       avocado, cubed
Dressing Ingredients:
1/4 cup      sugar-free, pickled ginger, chopped*
4 tbsp        grape seed Vegenaise
4 Tbsp       organic olive oil
2 tsp          umeboshi plum pasteor 1 tsp (5 mL) sea salt, or to taste
*Can be purchased at many grocery stores with an international food aisle or a health food store. Be sure to read the ingredients of the pickled ginger as some companies use ingredients such as artificial food colouring and artificial sweeteners.
1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl. 
2. In a cup, whisk together dressing ingredients. Pour over salad.
3. Toss gently and serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.
This recipe is a part of the Spring Salad Celebration!
Get more Spring-Salad Inspiration from these other amazing nutritionists and bloggers. #springsaladcelebration
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Joy McCarthy (Joyous Health) Spring Inspired Detox Salad
Marni Wasserman Zesty Apple Fennel Salad
Marta (Organic Food For Kids) Spring Asparagus & Spinach Salad
Meghan Telpner (Academy of Culinary Nutrition) Wild Rice Protein Salad
Rachel Bies (The Healthy Bies) Sour Cabbage & Fennel Salad
Rachel Molenda Dandelion Citrus Salad
Samantha Gladish (Holistic Wellness) Tuscan Kale & Apple Salad
Sisley Killam (The Pure Life) Sweet Potato Arugula Quinoa Salad
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