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Mafalda Pinto Leite | Crunchy Apple Salad
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Crunchy Apple Salad

Crunchy Apple Salad

Delicious and beautiful salad with a simple creamy sauce.


2 to 4


3 Tbsp. tahini</br> 1 garlic clove</br> 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice</br> 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar</br> 2 Tbsp. fresh carrot juice </br> 1 Tbsp. olive oil</br> 1 1/2 Tbsp. sweetener of choice</br> 2 Tbsp. dill


3 apples, cut in thin slices</br> 1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced</br> 1/2 cup raw walnuts</br> 1/4 cup minced parsley</br> 1 crispy lettuce, torn


To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients in a blender until creamy and smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Set aside. To serve the salad, alternate the lettuce, apple slices and fennel slices to build a tower. Drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with the walnuts and parsley.


Add 1/2 cup of dried mulberries for a sweet taste and longevity kick.

Beauty Alert

Did not know that apples help to protect your skin from the suns UVB rays to keep it smooth? </br> Packed with flavonoids, quercetin fights off free radicals that attack the skin cells and damage collagen and elastin - 2 key skin proteins which stop wrinkles and saggy looking skin. </br> The Vitamin C present in apples helps your skin make collagen too. Biting into an apple stimulates your mouth to increase saliva helping to reduce tooth decay and keep your smile bright while fibre aids your digestive system to remove toxins and improve nutrient absorption for vitality and glowing skin.


May 28, 2016


Soup & Salads