RAMADAN- FRUIT SALAD SPICY

Inspired by a Saudi fruit salad recipe that used honey cardamom and lemon juice as a dressing for fruit salad, here at Karimah’s Cuisina we decided to take it one step further, a simple but effective fruit salad dressing.

This is perfect for breaking fast with plus a few dates and water

Fruit Salad Spicy
Fruit Salad Spicy

INGREDIENTS

1 heap desert spoon raw honey

1 heap spoon cinnamon

1 level spoon turmeric / haldi you could use fresh

1 level tea spoon ginger powder, you could use fresh

Juice of three lemons

Splash of apple cidar vinegar.

METHOD

 Place in screw top jar and S-H-A-K-E  , shake it off !

Add as desire over fruit salad and mix

HEALTH BENEFITS

Ginger – anti-inflammatory combats nausea and motion and morning sickness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and cold sweating. Combats cancer and boost immune system

Cinnamon – blood thinner, appetite suppressant, mild sweetener, food preservative, anti-inflammatory, helps fight bacterial and fungal infections, may prevent cancer

Turmeric – anti biotic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, good for brain function, should lower risk of heart problems, benefits against depression, combats aging

honey – anti-allergies, promotes energy, preservative, memory enhancers, cough suppressant, treats wounds and burns, contains amino acid tryptophan so good relaxant for brain.

Lemon Juice – vitamin c, anti-aging, anti-oxidant, helps water retention mild diuretic, helps reduce pain and swelling so anti-inflammatory, good for blood plasma and boost immune system.

Apple Cidar Vinegar – anti-bacterial, helps reduce blood sugar levels, can help with weight loss, can help with heart health, may protect against cancer, boost energy, calms skin irritation , including sore throat and warts.

USEFUL LINKS

HONEY

http://www.medicaldaily.com/liquid-gold-7-health-benefits-honey-could-heal-your-whole-body-325932

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/10/20/health-benefits-honey.aspx

LEMONS

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=27

CINNAMON

http://authoritynutrition.com/10-proven-benefits-of-cinnamon/

TUMERIC

http://authoritynutrition.com/top-10-evidence-based-health-benefits-of-turmeric/

TUMERIC FACE MASK

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/turmeric-history-how-to-use-benefits/

GINGER

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=72

APPLE CIDAR VINEGAR

http://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-health-benefits-of-apple-cider-vinegar/

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