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

  • 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.


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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