Indulge in this green goodness salad without a second thought

Published on: 19 January 2022, 08:59 am IST

Binge on this green goodness salad for healthy snacking or as a side meal. Check out the recipe by celeb nutritionist Pooja Makhija.

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Salads are not only quick but, refreshing and healthy. Besides that, they simply complement any meal. From boosting your health and enhancing the taste of your meals, adding greens to your daily diet can be wholesome for building your immunity and even aids in weight loss.

A perfect green salad strikes the balance of texture, colour, and taste. The greens on your plate can leave you wanting for more than just a bowl. With Covid-19 upon us, it is crucial to take steps to boost our immunity, cut down on calorie intake and promote healthy eating. A small winter salad, full of greens and healthy vegetables can be especially helpful in detox.

The winter season is a the perfect time to nosh on the greens as the season brings with it the fruits and vegetables that are nourishing. Celebrity nutritionist, Pooja Makhija, on her Instagram account, shared a perfect salad for winter. Calling it the ‘Green Goodness Salad”, she hailed it as “crunchy, munchy and yummy”.

Makhija even shared the recipe for the green goodness salad. It is super easy, quick, and yummy to include it in your diet plans or nosh on as a side meal.

Check out the recipe here:

Ingredients:

* ½ Cabbage
* 1 Cucumber
* 2-3 Spring onions

Method:

1. Julienne the vegetable; cabbage, cucumber, spring onion
2. Mix them together in a bowl
3. Then, make the dressing for the salad by blending together the following ingredients:

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Healthy eating translates to a healthy immunity! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

For the dressing, blend together:

* Spinach
* 8-10 almonds
* 4-5 Garlic
* 1 Onion
* 1 tbsp lemon juice
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
* 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
* salt and pepper as per taste

Benefits:

1. This salad is super nourishing and quick to make. It is high in iron intake and vitamins and minerals, as spinach is a rich source of iron.
2. This salad can even aid in weight loss as it is low on calories.
3. It can even boost your immunity by meeting the right amount of vitamins and minerals needed by your body

Yashwani Arora Yashwani Arora

Yashwani is best described as a voracious reader and ardent writer. She is a techie who enjoys both writing and coding. When she is not engrossed in either of these two, she enjoys exploring new places and trying new foods.

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