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One Of My Favorite Vegetables!

The weekend is here everyone! WOOOHOOOOOOO!! 🙂 Yes, the weekend is here and so is fennel.  Saturday’s Food For Thought: Fennel You know that vegetable that has a slight licorice taste to it?? Aww yes, fennel. One of my favorite vegetables to cook with. I love adding fennel to spanakopita, and mixed vegetables.  Benefits Of Fennel Fennel contains its own unique combinations of phytonutrients. The most fascinating phytonutrient found in fennel is called anethole, which has been shown to reduce inflammation and prevent cancer. Fennel has a great source of… Read more One Of My Favorite Vegetables!

Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Just taught my class about anise which is in the fennel family. Love the flavor fennel gives off. Fennel & Orange Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 baguette, finely sliced 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 1 tsp. finely grated ginger 1 cup cherry tomatoes Ground pepper & sea salt 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 naval oranges 1 bunch of fennel- trimmed and sliced 4 oz of spinach 1 lemon- juiced Directions: Preheat the oven to… Read more Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

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