Spice Level: not hot
A hearty salad packed with nutrients to fuel your day. This salad marries notes of sweetness with a hint of orange, smooth nutty tones from tahini and crisp greens.
Layer and drizzle dressing over or toss altogether, the choice is yours! Finish with toasted almonds for added nutrients and crunch.
These greens are rich in vitamins (A, B complex, C, K) and iron. Foods such as leafy greens are powerful in fighting inflammation in the body. The added parsley, a superpowered aromatic herb that fights bacteria, parasites and fungus, is also packed full of vitamins and minerals.
Vitamin A: This dish supports the immune and inflammatory functions throughout the digestive tract. Romaine lettuce, kale, and carrots are excellent sources of vitamin A.
Vitamin B Complex: B vitamins are building blocks for a healthy body and help turn other nutrients into energy, and maintain a healthy metabolism. Chickpeas and kale are rich in pyridoxine (B6 - may help with improving mood and brain health). Romaine and kale are rich in folate (B9 - supports fetal development and growth, and can help prevent cognitive decline).
Vitamin C: Vitamin C helps prevent damage to cells and helps absorb iron in the intestine. Kale, mixed greens, apples, and oranges are excellent sources of Vitamin C.
Iron: Eating foods rich in iron such as tahini will help support transportation of vital oxygen throughout the body.