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Apr 2014


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Get Familiar with Fennel!

Maybe you’ve heard about some the health benefits of fennel.  Like how it can increase brain function, strengthen the immune system, fight bad breath, and reduce blood pressure.

But you feel intimidated by it.  You’re not a chef of the Food Network, you’re just a normal person! You like to add variety to your clean eating meals, but some foods, like fennel, might sound exotics and unapproachable.  What do you even do with fennel?  What does it taste like?

Don’t worry! Fennel is simple to prepare and delicious.  It’s crunchy with a touch of sweetness.  Plus, it’s versatile; it’s great in cooked and fresh dishes.  I have an easy and yummy recipe to share with your that will jump start your new obsession with fennel.

I’ve been using this recipe to replace roasted potatoes.  You are going to love the subtle caramel sweetness fennel adds to the combination.

So next time you see fennel at the store, grab a bulb and try it out!


1 cup chopped fennel bulb

2 cups chopped beets (tip: no need to peel if washed well)

3 cups chopped yam

2-3 tbsp olive oil

sea salt



Add all ingredients to a large bowl and mix until veggies are coated evenly.  Bake in oven for 20 min ar 400°C or until a beet can be easily pierced with a fork. You could even cook this recipe on the BBQ in a tin foil pouch.

I told you it was easy!



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