Prevent Bone Loss with Calcium Rich Foods: Fennel Salad

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<em>Serves 4<br />
</em>All of these ingredients are good choices for calcium absorption.</p>
<p>Salad</p>
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<li>6 cups mixed baby lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces</li>
<li>2 cups mixed, strong-flavored, high-calcium greens (don’t use more than 1/2 cup of any one variety): chicory, dandelion, arugula and/or nasturtium flowers and leaves</li>
<li>1 bulb fennel, sliced</li>
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<p>Dressing</p>
<ul>
<li>
<sup>
<sub>1/2</sub>
</sup> teaspoon celery seed</li>
<li>2 tablespoons <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/cooking-methods/herb-vinegar.aspx”>Herb Vinegar</a>
</li>
<li>1 tablespoon water</li>
<li>3 tablespoons olive oil</li>
</ul>
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<li>Tear the greens into bite-sized pieces and place them into a large salad bowl. Set the fennel aside.</li>
<li>In a small bowl, whisk the celery seed, vinegar and water together before whisking in the oil.</li>
<li>Drizzle half of the dressing over the greens and toss. Coat the fennel with the rest of the dressing and place it decoratively on top of the greens.</li>
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<em>Debbie Whittaker, the Herb Gourmet, is a culinary herbalist and instructor.</em>
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<p>Click here for the original article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/cooking-methods/building-bone.aspx”>Prevent Bone Loss with Calcium Rich Foods.</a>
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