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Monday, July 1, 2013

Salad recipe and health benefits

Salads have so many possibilities of what can be put in to them. 


This salad is made from completely home grown vegetables which is obviously a healthier choice cause no chemicals are added which are harmful for your body. 

This salad includes: 
Romain lettuce
Brocoli 
Green onion
Mandarin oranges 
Pecans
Blue cheese
Raspberry vinaigrette 

So what are some of the health benefits of these ingredients?

Benefits:
Brocoli is rich in fiber and keeps your digestive system working properly. 

Green onion is rich in fiber as well and has vitamin C which helps your immune system. It also helps lower blood sugar levels. 

Mandarin oranges has a lot of vitamin C in them. This helps the immune system and is high in antioxidants. It also high in fiber and keeps food moving through the digestive tract. 

Pecans are very healthy for your bodies health. They are extremely rich in antioxidants. They help with metabolism, lower cholesterol and do much more. 

Blue cheese is one of the healthiest cheeses there are so if you are going to add one add this. It is made from oats milk which means it has way less saturated fats. It is also rich in penicillin which helps fight bacteria in the body.