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#Dandelions are way more than just that pesky weed on your lawn….
Dandelion greens provide you with Vitamin K which helps strengthen bones. They give you Vitamin C, B6, thiamin, riboflavin, calcium and iron.
You can also reap benefits from sipping on dandelion tea: (If you are on any medication check with your physician first).
-Aids in digestion.
-Enhances detoxification by stimulating urination.
-Helps in getting rid of that bloated feeling; relieving water retention.
-Works to cleanse your system.
These are just a few of the many noted benefits of the dandelion plant.
A few ways to use the super food:
DANDELION AND FENNEL SALAD
1 bunch finely chopped dandelion greens
2 cups thinly sliced Napa cabbage
1/2 fennel bulb, thinly sliced
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1 lemon juiced
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon mirin (available in Asian section of supermarket)
1 teaspoon Tamari (gluten free soy sauce)
1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons olive oil
-Place salad ingredients in a large bowl.
-Mix all dressing ingredients together. Pour over salad. Toss. Enjoy!!
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