Spinach and other green vegetables neutralize molecules that accelerate the aging process. They provide vitamins A, C, and K as well as folate, beta-carotene and the minerals calcium, magnesium and fiber. These are associated with a protective affect against cancer, heart disease, stroke, obesity and osteoporosis.
20 oz fresh baby spinach
2 cups mushrooms, sliced
6 oz fresh bean sprouts
½ cup soy sauce
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
½ to ¾ tsp freshly ground pepper
1 ½ tsp Splenda or Stevia
1/8 medium onion
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 cup canola oil
With a blender, mix together soy sauce, lemon juice, pepper, Splenda, onion and sesame seeds until onion is completely liquefied. Slowly add oil and blend for a few more seconds until homogeneous consistency. In a large salad bowl, mix baby spinach, sliced mushrooms and bean sprouts. Pour dressing on salad and serve. Yields 6 servings.
You can also add French shallots or green onions to this salad if you want. If dressing is prepared ahead, let it warm up at room temperature and shake it carefully before serving.
Suggestion: For lunch, complete meal with an Ideal Protein® dessert.