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Fennel Salad with Ginger dressing 

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Description:
Fennel is a lovely herb, that can be used for many types of gardens. Try growing it in your kitchen garden, medicinal gardens and simply for attracting insects in your butterfly gardens. Any way you choose, fennel will be sure to please. Every part of fennel is not only for harvest, it tastes delicious! Fennel seeds are sweet and soothing, the flowers are edible in salads, the leaves are anise flavored and the root or bulb is commonly used raw in salads and cooked as a root vegetable. Medicinally, fennel is used in a tea to aid digestion, and also known to reduce hunger pains and sweeten the breath.

Ingredients:
For nursing mothers, fennel seed tea is used to increase milk. This is a great addition to a mother's milk tea. Fennel tea is also a soothing eyewash for conjunctivitis. Try growing fennel in your garden, just be aware of its tendency to reseed itself and take over your entire gardening space. To avoid this, keep the flower heads cut off so there are no seeds.



1 bib or butter lettuce - washed and patted dry
2 cups finely sliced fennel - globe part only
6 cups mixture green and purple cabbage - finely shredded
1 carrot - grated
1 green apple - peeled, cored and sliced thin


Dressing:
1/2 cup olive oil 4 tbsp white vinegar or rice wine vinegar
½ tsp honey
Pinch of salt
Pinch of ground ginger

Garnish
½ cup rice chips -broken into small pieces or "rice snacks"




Directions:
Arrange several large bib lettuce leaves on each plate. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl. Mix dressing ingredients and shake in a small glass jar. Pour over salad ingredients and combine well. Heap salad ingredients over bib lettuce leaves. Garnish with rice chip pieces


Servings: 6


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Sodium, High Fibre, Low Calorie, Diabetic - Low Carb


Category: Salads


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