Do you feel like you always eat the same vegetables every week? Are you bored of eating similar things? We are used to shopping for foods we know and prepare meals we are familiar with. It is normal, we are creatures of habit.
Still, it’s fun to change things up once in a while!
If you wish to try a new exciting recipe, you are at the right place. Here’s an easy snow pea and red cabbage salad recipe that will jazz up your veggies! You will love the crunchiness of the veggies and the Asian flavor of the dressing.
This salad is super easy to do. It can be prepared in less than 15 minutes. It’s really a no-brainer; you will only need 2 vegetables:
Snow peas are always a healthy choice when it comes to meal preparation. 1 cup contains almost 100% of your daily dose of vitamin C.
Vitamin C is needed for growth and repair of bones, teeth, skin and other tissues. It’s also an excellent antioxidant, which means it can slow down the aging process and possibly reverse certain types of cancers.
Just like snow peas, red cabbage is packed with vitamin C but it’s also full of Vitamin K. 1 cup provides 42% of your daily dose.Vitamin K is necessary for normal blood coagulation. Your body also needs it for bone health and reducing risks of fractures.
Does this article inspire you to test my snow pea and red cabbage salad recipe? If you choose to give it a try, please let us know in the reply box below.
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- 1 cup, snow peas
- 2 cups, red cabbage, shredded or thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon, tamari (or soy sauce)
- 1 tablespoon, lemon juice
- ½ tablespoon, sesame oil
- ½ tablespoon, maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon, sesame seeds
- salt & pepper, to taste
- To prepare the dressing: In a bowl mix together the tamari, lemon juice, sesame oil, maple syrup, salt and pepper.
- In a large bowl combine the snow peas and the red cabbage. Add the dressing to vegetables and toss well.
- Garnish with sesame seeds
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Anitra C Carr, Balz Frei, Toward a new recommended dietary allowance for vitamin C based on antioxidant and health effects in humans, American Society for Clinical Nutrition June 1999
vol. 69 no. 6 Pages 1086-1107, http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/69/6/1086.abstract