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Skin-Boosting Antioxidant Salad

From "The Ciminelli Solution: A 7 Day Plan For Radiant Skin"

This salad is filled with fiber and antioxidant-rich vegetables that will help keep your skin looking fresh and young.

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 small bunch arugula, torn into pieces
  • ½ cup freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 6 freshly chopped basil leaves
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup radish sprouts
  • 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds or 1 tsp ground flaxseeds or ¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • Lemon-Lime Olive Oil Dressing (see below) or Sesame-Ginger Carrot Dressing

Combine all ingredients except the dressing in a large bowl. Toss with just enough dressing to lightly coat. Serve Immediately. 

Lemon-Lime Olive Oil Dressing:

  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice and zest from 1 lime
  • 4 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground white pepper

Whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl and let sit 10 minutes before using.

Sesame-Ginger Carrot Dressing:

  • 2 tsp freshly minced ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbs very finely chopped carrot
  • 4 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 4 Tbs toasted sesame oil
  • Juice and zest from 1 lime
  • 2 tsp tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground white pepper

Whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl and let sit 10 minutes before using.

This salad is filled with fiber and antioxidant-rich vegetables that will help keep your skin looking fresh and young.

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 small bunch arugula, torn into pieces
  • ½ cup freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 6 freshly chopped basil leaves
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup radish sprouts
  • 1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds or 1 tsp ground flaxseeds or ¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • Lemon-Lime Olive Oil Dressing (see below) or Sesame-Ginger Carrot Dressing

Combine all ingredients except the dressing in a large bowl. Toss with just enough dressing to lightly coat. Serve Immediately. 

Lemon-Lime Olive Oil Dressing:

  • Juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice and zest from 1 lime
  • 4 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground white pepper

Whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl and let sit 10 minutes before using.

Sesame-Ginger Carrot Dressing:

  • 2 tsp freshly minced ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbs very finely chopped carrot
  • 4 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 4 Tbs toasted sesame oil
  • Juice and zest from 1 lime
  • 2 tsp tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground white pepper

Whisk all of the ingredients together in a bowl and let sit 10 minutes before using.

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