Try this raw salad recipe, it has a mix of great antioxidants and fibre! This recipe uses fat-free ranch dressing, but you could use any low-fat, low-sodium dressings of your choice. Note the nutrition facts panel (on the right) shows red for sodium, this is because the dressing had a very high amount of sodium in it, sodium can be very sneaky, make sure you check the labels and get dressings with low sodium levels!
Use the table to keep track of your daily intake of calories, nutrients and vitamins and ensure you check the serving size on the panel to compare.
¼ cup Broccoli
¼ cup Cucumber raw
¼ cup Celery raw
¼ cup Pepper, sweet, red, raw
¼ cup Lettuce iceberg, raw
¼ cup Carrots raw
2 tbsp Salad dressing, ranch dressing, fat free
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Black pepper
In a large bowl cut and mix broccoli, cucumber, celery, peppers, lettuce and carrots. (Tomatoes – optional)
Add and toss together with 2 tbsp salad dressing, salt and pepper.
Contributed by Najiha Faraz