Autumn Immune Booster Salad

Triple A Salad

This week’s recipe is brought to you by our Nutrition Specialist, Jo Rushton

Triple “A” is such a great Autumn salad to boost the immune system and metabolism, full of good fats and much more!

Avocado is rich in Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant, helps to lower cholesterol, helps to protect the liver and does wonders to support your skin.

Asparagus is bursting with goodness such as Iron, Magnesium and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.

Artichokes are a good source of Vitamin C, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Folate and Manganese.

The Recipe:

  • 2 bunches of Asparagus
  • 1 large Avocado – diced
  • 2 medium sized fresh Artichokes – prepared by peeling back the outer leaves and boiling until tender. Refresh with ice cold water and put to one side.
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp Organic Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper

Method:

  1. Steam and refresh asparagus and cut on an angle in half.
  2. Prepare, cook and quarter artichoke if using fresh.
  3. Combine the olive oil lemon juice and seasoning together.
  4. Combine asparagus, avocado and artichokes together in a bowl and fold in the dressing
  5. Serve on a platter.

Jo Rushton
Jo Rushton is a professional chef, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 3 and CHEK Exercise Coach. She offers a multidimensional approach to health, fitness and wellbeing, combining her skills and knowledge from the CHEK Program, and combining it with her own wisdom and truth that has evolved over a decade of searching for health, empowerment and inner peace.

www.6wisdoms.com

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