Ravishing Rutabaga and Turnip Salad

We hear about detoxifying your body, but how about detoxifying your kitchen from all unhealthy food? Detoxifying your kitchen allows you to escape the temptations and transform your kitchen into a place of wellness. A healthy kitchen provides the foundation for a healthy you. Include more live raw food for a more live energetic you.

There are many recipes for rutabagas and turnips (mostly cooked). This recipe is raw - you don’t want to destroy some health benefits including high vitamin C content by cooking. This salad tastes so good by itself and also pairs well with other sides.

Rutabagas and turnips are high in fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. Like all brassicas*, they contain antioxidant, antibiotic and antiviral characteristics.

2 small organic rutabagas
1 small organic turnip
Celtic sea salt
1 organic lemon, juiced
1 inch organic sliced leek (white part only)
3 tablespoons organic extra virgin cold pressed olive oil
organic chives for decoration

Grate both the rutabagas and the turnip. Squeeze and remove as much juice as you can. Add the rest of the ingredients and top it with small chopped chives. Enjoy fresh.

* Brassica is a genus of plants in the mustard family. The members of the genus are informally known as cruciferous vegetables, cabbages, or mustard plants