Orange, Carrot, Beet and Cucumber Salad

Oct 3rd, 2016
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This salad combination is very refreshing in any hot day. It is very easy to make and very rich in health benefit

  • Oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C, helping to boost the immune system, detoxify the body improve circulation and lower cholesterol.
  • Carrots are packed with antioxidants agents, vitamin A, C and K and potassium. They help reduce cholesterol for a healthy heart, boost the immune system and improve digestion great for detoxifying the body.
  • Beets are an excellent source of sucrose, which make them a valuable substitute to sugar. Beets are rich in vitamins and minerals, relieve indigestion and constipation, and improve circulation and skin.
  • Cucumbers are excellent during hot days as they contain mostly water and beneficial nutrients for a healthy body. They contain silica, a valuable mineral helping to strengthen connective tissues and heal many skin problems.

Ingredients

1 orange, 1 carrot, 1 beet, 1 cucumber and 1 tsp of orange blossom water

Directions

  • Wash carrot, beet and cucumber and shred them finely with or without the skin as desired.
  • Press the orange
  • In a bowl pour the freshly squeezed orange, add the shredded carrot, beet and cucumber
  • Finish up with the orange blossom water on the top
  • Place in the refrigerator for 30’ for a fresher taste

Enjoy!


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Mouna

Bio

Mouna is a 200-hours Yoga Alliance registered teacher who also completed 200-hours Advanced Hatha Yoga Teacher Training with Master Yogananth. Mouna is an active member of Andiappan Yoga Community, teaching yoga to domestic helpers. Native of Morocco, Mouna has been immerged from a very young age in her rich traditional cuisine influenced by Berber, Moorish and Arab neighbors. Her mother, a fine cook continues the family traditions of distilling orange blossom, making olive oil, and preserved lemons. Mouna is passionate about simple, healthy and fusion homemade food recipes.

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