Karina’s ‘Juicy’ Cooking Tip!
Use a coarse grater to shave vegetables or non-citrus fruit into salads. Use a fine grater to shave vegetables or non-citrus fruit into vinaigrettes. You can create a lovely lemon dressing, by simply mixing and Shaking: 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of honey, 3 tablespoons of olive oil, along with a pinch of cracked black pepper.
To add fiber and zing to a vegetable salad, toss in some orange segments, grapefruit segments, or mandarin segments.
According to www.citrusaustralia.com.au, “CSIRO’s report shows a compelling trend of protection against various types of cancers from the dietary intake of citrus fruits.” Consumption of citrus fruits, shows a direct relation to disease prevention for: cancer, cardiovascular disease and stroke, along with other serious health conditions. According to www.citrusaustralia.com.au, an orange is “shown to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and blood clot inhibiting properties, as well as strong antioxidant effects.”
I hope this information is enough to get your creative ‘juices’ flowing! (another ‘Dad’ joke for you, ha-ha).