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Superfood Salad Immune Boosting

I love a good Immune Boosting Superfood Salad and since I’m home this week in quarantine with COV-ID I’m being very mindful to increase my veggies, for they are packed full of living micro and macronutrients. I only had symptoms for 3 days a real testimony for the power of plants and plant-based vitamins like Rejuv & WelleCo

When you choose organic fruits & vegetables, which are pesticide-free, you only get living whole food vitamins, minerals, essential fats, amino acids and phytomins that your body can easily absorb, without the chemicals that impair the gut, brain and digestive function.

If you struggle to find organic fruit & vegetables in your area then please remove the skin and bless the food to your body before you eat it, encouraging your body to release any toxins derived from your food. 

I use the term ‘phytomins’ above as there are still thousands of nutrients in fruits and vegetables that we don’t yet have a name for. Eating raw foods allows you to get maximum nutrient value for cooking and heat can reduce nutrient levels (unless you make soup of course). That is why steaming or blanching your vegetables is best so you eat them when they are still a little crunchy. 

Raw vegetables can be hard to digest for some, so you can have half a cup of herbal tea on the side of any salad / raw meal. Eating fruit at night as a dessert is also not ideal as fruits take only 30 minutes to digest and if you eat this after a meal with say fish and vegetables which take 3-4 hours, the fruit gets stuck and ferments and petrifies, thus, in turn, increasing your risk of fungal, bad bacteria and candida overgrowth. 

I recommend my clients to limit raw after 4. You can still have a warm meal with a side salad but it is not ideal to have just a raw meal for dinner. If it is summertime and you only feel like a salad then have this early at around 6 pm and accompany this with 1/2 – 1 cup of herbal tea, warm water and lemon or light veggie soup.

As a general rule I suggest eating your salads, smoothies, juices, chia puddings before 4 pm and opting for warm meals for dinner. Don’t forget to leave 3-4 hours between eating and sleeping to support your digestion, detox pathways and gut-brain balance. The mechanism is also essential so try to chew each mouthful 20 times. 

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Immune Boosting Superfood Salad Ingredients

This superfood salad recipe serves 2. 

  • 2 handfuls of grated raw beetroot
  • 2 handfuls of kale or green leaves of your choice
  • 1 stalk of chives
  • 2 handfuls of sunflower seeds
  • 2 handfuls of green pumpkin seeds
  • 2 handfuls of walnuts 
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1/2 an avocado 
  • 1 handful of parsley or coriander
  • 1 pear
  • 1/2 a cup of cooked pumpkin or sweet potato (I just use leftovers from the night before)

For the dressing, I use a little empty jam jar and shake these ingredients up and pour them over the salad 

  • 2 cloves of crushed garlic (I love garlic but you can use 1 if you prefer)
  • 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard 
  • 6 tablespoons of cloudy apple cider vinegar with the mother
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

Enjoy your superfood salad!

If you have COV-ID or if you are experiencing long COV-ID then you can add in our Rejuv Immune Restore Pack, as I have just done. If you feel you need more bespoke help then try our Free Rejuv Wellness Quiz or contact us for an appointment.   

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