This Southwestern inspired salad is rich and textured and so nutritious it can serve as a meal in a bowl. Quinoa is often thought of as a grain, but it is really a seed that originated as a nutrient dense staple food of the Incas in the Andes Mountains of South America. Black beans are rich in iron, fiber and protein and avocados are a wonderful source of super antioxidants, healthy monounsaturated healthy fats and glutathione. Cilantro or fresh coriander leaves contribute not only flavor, but also cell protective super antioxidants beta carotene, quercitin and rutin.
Recipe: Watercress and Red Cabbage Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts
Here is a simple easy to prepare colorful salad rich in cancer fighting phytochemicals and super antioxidants.Both watercress and red cabbage are rich in isothiocyanates that improve detoxification and inflammation function. These sulphur rich plant compounds also promote healthy detoxification and metabolism of estrogen and estrogen excretion leading to improved risk profiles for hormonal cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Recipe: Grated Carrot Apple Salad with Cranberries
A crunchy colorful alternative to cole slaw and a great way to eat more salad. This colorful easy to prepare fiber rich mix is filled with cell protective cancer fighting antioxidants and bioflavonoids including quercitin, carotenoids, epicatechins, potassium and Vitamin C.
Recipe: Arugula and Shaved Fennel Salad
This is a remarkably simple crunchy salad that is filled with cancer fighting plant chemicals. Arugula is a zesty leafy vegetable in the cabbage family rich in sulforaphanes which promote normal detoxification function. Fennel is…
Recipe: Spinach Salad with Beets and Goat Cheese
Sweet Roasted Beets, Bright Green Spinach and crunchy nuts make a jewel colored salad filled with nutrients, anti oxidants and healthy fats
Recipe: Carrot Beet & Mint Salad
This colorful salad is packed with carotenoid super anti-oxidants and anti-cancer flavonoids apigenin and luteolin from mint which supports normal digestive function disrupted by side effects related to chemotherapy. Also included are ginger which supports normal inflammation management and olive oil which contains healthy monounsaturated fats and anti-cancer oleopurein.
Recipe: Watercress Apple and Radish Salad
Watercress is rich in protective and anti-cancer phytochemicals including beta-carotene, lutein and isothiocyanates. The skin of red apples is rich in the anti-cancer flavonoid quercitin. And black sesame seeds are a rich source of plant lignans which normalize estrogen metabolism so important in hormonal cancers such as breast cancer and prostate cancer. Olive oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats and anti-cancer phytochemical oleopurein. It is really easy to eat healthy food packed with plant chemicals that protect and promote health!!
Recipe: Asian Napa Cabbage Coleslaw with Miso Dressing
This is a salad that can be served all year long. Cabbage family vegetables, including Asian Napa cabbage, are rich in anti-cancer phytochemicals called sulphoraphanes. The fresh miso provides a source of friendly healthy bacteria which are important to normal intestinal function and normal hormone metabolism. All vegetable dishes are rich in antioxidants and fiber. Including fermented foods in the diet (such as miso, fermented soybean paste) also contributes to lower rates of obesity and less body fat.
Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato & Pomegranate Salad
This delightful recipe is filled with antioxidant phytochemicals including carotenoids in bright orange sweet potatoes and salad greens, quercitin rich scallions, cancer fighting sulphoraphanes found in baby kale, cancer and anti-cancer punicalgins found in pomegranate seeds, healthy fats found in olive oil and pistachios and cilantro rich in antioxidant polyphenols, Vitamins, A, C, and K as well as potassium and manganese, a micro mineral essential to the production of cell protective SOD (superoxide dismutase) essential to protect DNA damage leading to the development of cancer. The is really is Food as Medicine!
Recipe: Asian Spinach Avocado & Orange Salad
Here is a simple salad with Asian flavors rich in super antioxidant carotenoids, potassium, vitamins A, C, E as well as glutathione rich avocado
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