Fermented Vegetables such as sauerkraut, pickled beets and other probiotics are good for immune health and help increase the good bacteria in your gut.
One medium sized Daikon radish provides over 100% of the daily recommended vitamin C levels, which is crucial for tissue growth and repair. It is also a good source of magnesium, which is required for many biochemical processes in the body. Daikon radishes are also a great source of fiber and are naturally low in calories.
1 medium sized daikon radish
3-4 red radishes
1/4 teaspoon real sea salt
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1-2 teaspoon honey
2 tablespoon parsley, minced
- Wash the vegetables.
- With a hand grater or food processor, grate the daikon, carrots and radishes. Put the grated veggies into a large mixing bowl, add salt and toss. Let the veggies release their water (about 10-15 minutes). Discard the water.
- Whisk olive oil, vinegar and honey. Pour dressing on top of grated veggies and toss a couple of times. Let the salad marinate for 15-20 minutes. Toss with parsley.
Per Serving: Calories: 282; Total Fat: 27 g; Saturated Fat: 4 g; Monounsaturated Fat: 20 g; Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 312 mg; Potassium: 230 mg; Carbohydrate: 11 g; Fiber: 2 g; Sugar: 7 g; Protein: 1 g
Nutrition Bonus: Vit A: 210%; Vitamin C: 15%; Iron: 4%; Calcium: 3%;