Fennel is known for its strong anti-oxidant properties due to the presence of a number of phytonutrients.
Benefits of Fennel and its Seeds:
To prepare fennel tea, simply place 1 tsp of fennel seeds in a pot, add about 1/2 litre. Boil for 2 minutes and let it steep for another 3/5 minutes.
Fennel Salad Recipe 1 celery stalk, thinly sliced
1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced
1 orange, segmented - save excess juice
1 ripe avocado, cut into wedges
8 mint leaves, torn
2 -3 baby spinach leaves chopped
1 lemon juiced
1/4 tsp freshly ground corriander seed
Pinch of fresh black pepper, red cayenne pepper and sea salt.
Chop in a bowl. Add in turn mint leaves amd seasoning and toss gently. Let the salad stand for a few minutes before serving to allow the spinach leaves to soften and flavours to meld. Enjoy !
Note: You may substitute the spinach leaves with lettuce leaves for a milder flavour.
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