Recipe: Traditional Dandelion Salad

Traditional Dandelion Salad

From the Vitality Food Feature Super Foods for Extreme Longevity

This simple salad can be added to lunch or dinner. Try it with baked sardines for extra omega nutrition!

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups dandelion leaves, chopped

Dressing:

  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp pink or gray sea salt
  • ½ tsp honey or coconut nectar
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

Optional boosters:

  • 3 freshly baked sardines (use BPA-free canned if necessary)
  • Swap 1 tablespoon of the olive oil for omega-3 oil
  • ¼ cup olives, sliced

Combine garlic, lemon juice, salt, and sweetner in a bowl. Whisk until well combined. Drizzle in oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking until emulsified. Place dandelion greens in a salad bowl. Drizzle dressing over greens, and toss to coat. Top with sardines if desired.

Nutritionist and TV personality, Julie Daniluk is the award-winning, bestselling author of Meals That Heal Inflammation & Slimming Meals That Heal. Her third book, Hot Detox, was on the Canadian Bestseller’s list for 11 weeks in 2017 and is already in its second printing. Julie hosts Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show that looks at the ongoing battle between taste and nutrition. The show is aired in 78 countries worldwide. Julie has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows, including The Dr. Oz Show. She is going into her 8thseason as a resident expert for The Marilyn Denis Show and is a regular contributor of ‘Evolve’ with John Edward. Check out more information at juliedaniluk.com and connect with her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @juliedaniluk

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