Recipe: Green Bean, Apple, and Ginger Salad

GREEN BEAN, APPLE, AND GINGER SALAD: THE SWEET APPLE, SPICY GINGER, AND FRAGRANT THYME ALL COMBINE TO MAKE THIS A QUICK, EASY, AND DELICIOUS DISH THAT WILL CRUSH YOUR CRAVINGS.

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘WINTER COMFORT FOODS‘.

When I made this recipe for my in-laws, my mother-in-law said, “Eating with you is like dining in a restaurant.” The sweet apple, spicy ginger, and fragrant thyme all combine to make a quick and easy delicious dish that will crush your cravings.
(Serves 8)

Ingredients

  • Salad Ingredients:
  • 4 cups green beans, tipped
  • 1 organic ambrosia apple, diced
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh thyme, stem removed
  • Dressing Ingredients:
  • 3 Tbsp organic olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp ginger root, grated

1) Steam beans for five minutes until crisp and tender. Drain.

2) Place all ingredients into a bowl and toss with dressing until well coated. Marinates well.

Julie is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and host of Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show aired in over 70 countries. A highly-sought-after anti-inflammatory health expert and speaker, she is the award-winning author of 3 bestselling books. After graduating from both The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, she studied culinary arts at George Brown College, herbalism at Emerson Herbal College, and life coaching with Tony Robbins. Be sure to check out her latest masterclass at www.thrivewithjulie.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5rDkDBPpg7nCTn64vga7oQ?view_as=subscriber"Youtube.

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