Fight Allergies with Oranges

One proven way to outsmart allergies is to nosh on oranges.  The fruit's vitamin C reduces the body's output of histamines (inflammatory compounds that trigger allergy symptoms) by 38%.  Here's a delicious way to enjoy the citrus fruit.

Citrus-Kissed Confetti Toss



Ingredients:
  • 2 tbs. each granulated sugar, white wine vinegar and vegetable oil
  •  1/2 tsp. dried mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. celery salt
  • 1 large orange, zested and juiced
  • 5 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1/4 cup diced green peppers
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onions
In large bowl, whisk together first 5 ingredients, 1/4 cup orange juice and 1/2 teaspoon orange zest.  Season with black pepper, if desired.  Add cabbages, carrots, peppers and onions; toss gently to coat.  Chill until ready to serve.  You may add diced apples or pears if you like.


2 comments:

Annie said...

Oh this looks delicious. I'm going out and picking up what I need. This is on the menu for tonight.

lorik said...

Looks yummy and healthy - and a colourful photograph too! Thanks for visiting:)

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