• 1 cup turnips, diced
A good salad made entirely of
winter vegetables may be prepared when there are some left overs or no
fresh vegetables in supply.
If any of the vegetables are left over, the
others may be prepared to use with the left-over ones. A good plan to
when carrots, turnips, or potatoes are being prepared for a meal is to
cook more than is necessary for the one meal and then set aside part of
them for a salad to be served at another meal.
• 1 cup
• 1 cup
tablespoon chopped onion
turnips, carrots, and
potatoes whole in boiling water until tender enough to be pierced with
a fork. If they have not been peeled before cooking, peel and cut into
small dice. Mix, add the onion, marinate with French dressing, and
to stand for a short time.
salad plates with lettuce leaves, pile
the salad on the lettuce, and serve with any desired salad
|Did You Know?
|Early age related macular
degeneration (ARMD) might be
put on hold with a daily dose of spinach. In a preliminary study, men
with the most common dry form of ARMD showed vision improvements after
consuming four to seven servings a week (Journal of the American
degeneration is a medical condition usually of older adults
that results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the
macula) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in “dry” and “wet”
forms. It is a major cause of visual impairment in the elderly (>50
Macular degeneration can make it difficult or impossible to read or
recognize faces, although enough peripheral vision remains to allow
other activities of daily life.
Spinach contains lutein and zeaxantin, antioxidants that may
Fat promotes lutein absorption, so try spinach sautéed in olive
mix spinach with other vegetables you like, than toss it with your
If you are taking blood
thinning medication or you are prone to kidney stones, talk with your
doctor before consuming spinach regularly.