One Delicious Green Cleanser

One Delicious Green Cleanser
Daikon radishes which look like white carrots are widely used in Macrobiotic cooking. Daikon radishes are not only a great detoxing vegetable but also known to help digest fats.

This recipe packs all the five tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and pungent. Fall is a good time to get back to eating better after all those festivals and fried things on sticks. This dish well help you get back on track!

Prep time: 8 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4


1 bunch lacinato kale

1/2 medium daikon radish

1 TBS tamari

1 tsp toasted sesame oil

1 TBS brown rice vinegar

1 TBS agave syrup

1 TBS nutritional yeast flakes

 What to do:

Heat a medium sized pot with 2 inches of water.

Chop the kale into 2-inch pieces (stems can stay on).

Chop the daikon into 1-inch chunks.

When the water boils add veggies and blanch two minutes.

Remove to a colander to drain and transfer to a large mixing bowl.

Ad all other ingredients and mix well, taste to adjust amounts as you like.

Tips: You can also add dulse flakes and sesame seeds.  Another idea is to add other veggies like cauliflower, brocolli, sting beans or asparagus.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

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