Have You Ever Tried Fennel?
–By Kirsten Singler–
This delicious vegetable looks like celery and has a slight licorice flavor. It makes an excellent side to spring and fall dishes. My favorite preparation is combined with apples in the following fennel salad. This is the perfect salad to pack for lunch. It keeps well, has a fresh bright flavor, and is a great way to get more vegetables on your plate!
- 1 fennel bulb, cleaned, and sliced thinly
- 2 medium sized apples, sliced into thin crescent shaped slices
- ¼ cup walnuts
- 1 lemon juiced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup unsweetened cranberries
Begin by slicing the fennel into thin slivers, then carefully rinse and wash.
Next, slice the apples thinly and add to the fennel in a large bowl.
Finally combine the rest of the ingredients and serve.
This salad keeps nicely in the refrigerator for about 5 days.
Makes 2 servings.
Calories: 280 Protein: 5g Carbohydrates: 24g Fat: 8g Fiber: 5g
Recipe created by Kirsten Singler. Kirsten is a nutrition and wellness coach at Revolution Health Medical Center. She began her career in nutritional counseling in 2009 as a graduate of the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. She is a 2015 graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Kirsten is currently accepting new medical nutrition patients. 602.265.1774.