Gut Healing Salad with Coconut Ginger Dressing

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A bowl of functional health and gluten free green salad with vegan dressing on a wooden table.

Gut Healing Salad with Coconut Ginger Dressing  – a recipe that supports the microbiome.

 

A growing number of people are struggling to overcome the digestive issues associated with a leaky gut.

 

An inflammatory condition generally brought on by a poor diet or food sensitivities, leaky gut occurs when the mucosal barrier of the intestinal wall becomes compromised and leads to hyperpermeability. When this happens, bacteria and waste byproducts in the intestines are able to get into the bloodstream which can then lead to problems throughout the body.

 

Fortunately, diet can go a long way towards helping to correct the problem.  My Gut Healing Salad with Coconut Ginger Dressing was created with that very thing in mind.

 

Free of inflammatory ingredients such as dairy, grains, gluten, and sugar, the soluble fiber found in the rich assortment of greens and veggies feeds the beneficial gut bacteria at the same time providing body nourishing phytonutrients such as folate and vitamin A, C, and K.

 

The greens are also a rich source of magnesium, potassium, and calcium, minerals critical to bone, muscle and nerve health. Zinc found in spinach has also been shown to strengthen the gut lining and reduce permeability.

 

Combining the vegetables with the healthy fats found in coconut, chia seeds and flax helps to steady blood sugar levels while providing a healthy dose of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits from the alpha-linoleic acid in both flax and chia seeds.

 

As with all my recipes, customize to fit your health needs and get as much variety as possible into your diet. 

 

And if you are struggling with chronic gut issues, be sure to get help.  The sooner you identify the root cause of symptoms, the better.

 

A bowl of functional health and gluten free green salad with vegan dressing on a wooden table.

Gut Healing Salad with Coconut Ginger Dressing

Discover the Power of Healing Foods: Gut Healing Salad Recipe
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine none
Servings 1
Calories 162 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 blender

Ingredients
  

Salad Ingredienye

  • 1 handful each of arugula dandelion, chicory, and spinach
  • 1 small beet grated
  • 1 small carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup jicama finely diced
  • 1 – 2 Jerusalem artichokes peeled and grated

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut or fresh coconut meat from young Thai coconut
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 small piece of fresh ginger or more to taste
  • 1 – 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon flax oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Blend all dressing ingredients and pour over salad

Nutrition

Calories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 1gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 122mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 14IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg
Keyword anti-inflamatory, antioxidants, blood sugar balance, keto, plant-based
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1 Comment

  1. Dr. Ritamarie

    5 stars
    amazing!

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