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 Daniluk, RHN: Nutritionist and TV personality, Julie Daniluk is the award-winning, bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation & Slimming Meals That Heal. Her 3rd book, Hot Detox, was on the Canadian Bestseller’s list for 11 weeks in 2017 and is already in its second printing. Julie is finishing her 4th book due for release in September 2021 by Penguin/Random House Canada. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. Over the past 10 years the show has aired in 78 countries and in 11 different languages. Julie has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows, including The Dr. Oz Show. She is in her 10th season as a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show. Check out more information at juliedaniluk.com and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram @juliedaniluk

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