Sunday, August 16, 2020

Immunity Boost Mango Broccoli Salad


This tasty salad is full of ingredients that have a reputation of being very good for health. The mango is hydrating, the broccoli is high in vitamin C, the ginger boosts immunity, the walnuts have omega 3, the apple cider vinegar supposedly prevents nasty problems  and the curry-like spices jump start it all!


But I think what really helps to keep us from experiencing disagreeable maladies is the kindnesses we extend to others, the positive thoughts we have and the love in our hearts.  No doubt, it’s hate and the inability to see another’s viewpoint that makes us sick!


So join me in letting go of old resentments and please- let me know if you enjoyed this yummy side dish! 


Ingredients for Four Servings:



2 mangoes cut into cubes or 2 cups frozen mango cubes
1 head broccoli, cut into small bite sized florets                                   
3 tablespoons minced purple onion
¼ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup golden raisins
1 thumb sized piece of ginger, grated (or 1 teaspoon ground)


Dressing:
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
1 ½ teaspoons ground coriander
1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
½ teaspoon Kosher salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon garlic powder or 1 garlic clove put through press or minced
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon chili flakes


Directions:




In a large bowl gently mix the florets, mango cubes, onions, walnuts, raisins and grated ginger.

 

Whisk together all the dressing ingredients: oil, vinegar, honey, coriander, cumin, salt, pepper, garlic, cinnamon and chili flakes. 


Pour dressing over ingredients in bowl and gently toss. 


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