Apples and dates healthy salad is a simple and delicious treat to taste as a side dish or snack. Ideal for consumption in autumn and winter, it combines the crunchiness of juicy apples, seasonal vegetables and dried fruit with the gentle softness of Medjool dates.
Dates are rich in potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. They would also have anti-inflammatory properties. Dates do not contain cholesterol and are low in fat. They are a good source of plant fibers and B vitamins, such as vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5. They also contain vitamin C. They contribute to the proper functioning of the digestive system, due to the presence of both soluble and insoluble fibers and of different types of amino acids.
Apples and dates salad: Ingredients
2 granny smith apples
2 yellow apples
The juice of one lemon
A handful of green salad, to your choice
A handful of walnuts
A handful of coconut flakes
1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Pinch of sea salt
Apples and dates salad: Method
- Cut the apples into slices and sprinkle with lemon juice.
- Wash, dry and cut the vegetables coarsely.
- Toast the walnuts in a skillet for five minutes, without seasoning.
- Put all the ingredients in a bowl, season with apple cider vinegar, olive oil and salt. Stir and serve.