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Citrus Fennel Salad | Clean Eating Kitchen with Jan D’Atri


Create a citrus fennel salad with RM culinary chef, Jan D’Atri

Citrus and Fennel Salad

Ingredients:

  • ½ grapefruit, cut into medium chunks or 1 orange in segments
  • fennel bulb, steamed
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • chopped mint or cilantro
  • Stevia, to taste

Directions:

  1. Slice fennel bulb and cut citrus into chunks.
  2. Combine ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Mix well and chill.

About 1 serving

Video Transcript

 

When you’re craving something that’s refreshing and healthy, crunchy and creative, this citrus and fennel salad is the perfect choice. It’s great as a side salad or a light meal and this is clean eating the Red Mountain way. Who knew four simple ingredients could produce such a delicious salad and every ingredient is tasty and will help you stay on track for your weight loss goal. Here’s what you’ll need for the citrus and fennel salad. Choose your citrus. I love it when pink grapefruits in season and all the using half of one. I’m cutting the grapefruit into chunks and placing them in a bowl. You can use half of a large sweet orange instead. But this grapefruit just the perfect amount of sweet and tangy. To make this a legit citrus salad. I’ll add two tablespoons of fresh squeezed lemon juice. Next fresh fennel and if you haven’t enjoyed this amazing veggie you’re missing out. It’s like celery’s sweeter and more interesting sister. You’ll find a lot of cooked fennel in dishes, but fresh is the perfect snack or salad fixing. I’m cutting a whole fennel bulb into the same size chunks as the grapefruit and then add that to the bowl. And I want to make the salad pop with flavor. So, I’m adding about a tablespoon of fresh mint. chop it up fine, and add it to your salad. Finally, a little kosher salt to bring out all the flavors and your citrus and fennel salad is ready to devour. Not only is it so satisfying with all the crunch and bursts of flavor, but it’s so healthy. Grapefruit for example, is low in calories but high in fiber vitamins minerals and antioxidants. phenol super high in vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and manganese. All great for your heart’s health and meant wonderful for digestion, citrus and fennel salad. For more great recipes for clean eating the Red Mountain way, visit Redmountainweightloss.com.

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Jan D’Atri is Red Mountain’s official Culinary Chef, providing patients with a variety of instructional videos regarding how to cook healthy meals.

With an extensive background in the food industry as a restaurant owner, gourmet food distributor, and cookbook author,  Jan’s expertise is in high demand. In fact, she has been featured in various Phoenix media outlets including radio host on 92.3FM KTAR, Arizona Midday, Sonoran Living, Phoenix Magazine, and more.

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