National Dandelion Day

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#Dandelions are way more than just that pesky weed on your lawn….Image result for dandelion

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:


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!!

#foodforthought #humpday #dandelion

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