As winter approaches, we not only get colder, we also get less natural vitamin D from sunshine that we need for heart disease prevention. So during fall and winter we need to incorporate more heart disease fighting food in our meals .
Did you know that Kaempferol, a type of flavonoid found in cabbage, kale, chive, broccoli, leek, onions, tea, grapefruit, beans, tomato, and apple may reduce risk of heart disease?
Here is a healthy holistic natural whole foods recipe with chives, dill and celery high in this flavonoid compound. The detox spice turmeric and detox herb parsley make this simple detox remedies recipe that is perfect for an immunity boost and for natural detox.
Cucumber Salsa / Dip Simple Natural Detox Diet Recipe with Herbs
- 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and chopped
- 5 scallions, chopped
- 2 organic celery stalks, chopped
- 1 organic green bell pepper, chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh chives chopped
- 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Mix all ingredients, add yogurt and leave in a cool place for 3 minutes.
Breathe, smile and be happy.
© Irina Wardas, HHC
Women’s Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor and Relationship Coach