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Orange, Mint, Fennel and Walnut Salad

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Blisspot
Posted on April 7, 2017

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This tasty salad will help calm your mind and ease your stress and makes the perfect lunch stand-alone, or side with dinner.   

 

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Ingredients (serves 1):

1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
1 orange
1 tsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp honey
2 tsp olive oil
Pinch of salt
Pinch of pepper
2 cups watercress
1/2 cup mint
1 small bulb of fennel


Walnut Salad

Method:

  1. Pan toast the walnuts until they turn dark brown.

  2. Combine zest, orange, vinegar, honey, olive oil, a pinch of salt/pepper and fennel in a small bowl and leave to sit while the walnuts cook to cool.

  3. Place the watercress, mint, and fennel fronds in a bowl large enough to toss the salad in. When the walnuts are cool add the orange and fennel mix along with the dressing and walnuts.

'The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine
or the slowest form of poison'
- Ann Wigmore 

The benefits of walnuts:

Walnuts are laden with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, of which help to develop a stronger immune system. Walnuts are also rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which assist in improving memory, learning ability and anxiety.
 
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