Enjoy the Superfood Salad full of Great Nutritional benefits and flavour!

Fennel is a Great source of Vitamin C and Beta Carotene. Along with the additional benefits of cucumber and apple.

Fennel is known for its anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties. As well as its balancing effects on blood sugar levels.

So is a great food to include in your daily diet , to help manage mature onset diabetes.

Cucumbers are classed as one of the world's healthiest foods containing vitamins A, B, C, D and E are all in a fresh cucumber.

The antioxidant properties of cucumbers reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer

Apples provide great health benefits that include improved digestion, prevention of stomach disorders, gallstones, constipation, liver disorders, anemia, diabetes, heart disease , rheumatism, eye disorders, a variety of cancers, and gout.

This is a great salad to include with a meal or to have on its own.

Fennel, Dill & Cucumber Salad

Serves 2 - 4 people

What you need:

1 x Lebanese Cucumber

1/2 to 1 Fennel bulb (depending on the size of the bulb)

1/2 cup of Mint

1 x Apple

1/2 Red or Brown onion finely sliced

1 - 2 teaspoons of Grated Lemon Rind

1 - 2 teaspoons of Dried Chilli Flakes

1 - 2 teaspoons of Ground Pepper

The juice of one lemon

1 x Tablespoon of Organic Extra Virgin Olive oil

Use the Feathery leaves of the fennel bulb, otherwise known as dill for garnish

What to do:

Slice Apple, Cucumber, Onion and Fennel bulb - Mix together and place in a salad bowl

In a mixing bowl add lemon juice, lemon rind, ground pepper, dried chillie flakes and olive oil: Pour over salad mixture

Break mint leaves off, of the stems and Break Feathery leaves off, of top of Fennel bulb - Sprinkle over your Salad

I made this for my husband and I the other night and cooked some sword fish. The sword fish I just cooked for 4 mins each side in some olive oil, garlic cloves and lemon juice.

Great Easy & Healthy Meal!

"Bon Appetit"

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Empowering You to Optimal Health Julie Doherty N.D

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Julie Doherty is acknowledged as Worldwide Leader in Healthcare by The Leading Physicians of the world. She is an exceptionally experienced naturopathic health practitioner with a vast expertise in traditional medicine, herbal medicine, and homeopathic medicine. Julie has over twenty-six years in practice and currently maintains a position at Julie's Naturopathic Health Care Services, her private practice in Hackham, South Australia, Australia, where she provides an extensive array of safe, effective, individual, and non-invasive therapies to assist with overcoming health issues that affect the body and the mind.

Julie graduated with distinctions from S.A. College of Botanical Medicine and Natural Therapies and is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Her professional qualifications include Naturopathic Doctor, Herbal & Homoeopathic Practitioner in Diet and Nutritional Medicine, Remedial & Therapeutic Massage Therapy, Body Mind Balancing Cognitive Counselling, and Healthy/Lifestyle coaching and Natural Beauty. This solid education has enabled Julie to provide an extensive range of multidisciplinary modalities that are safe, effective, individual and non-invasive to empower each person to optimal health. Julie credits her success to determination and dedicates to her family and traveling in her spare time