Time to get that glow, as Nutritionist Christine Bailey shares some delicious summery recipes to nourish the skin and body (www.christinebailey.co.uk).
Vary the ingredients according to what you have available. This salad is packed with fibre for a healthy gut and antioxidants like vitamin C, carotenoids and flavonoids. The Asian dressing is light and tangy and can be used drizzled over chicken or fish too.
½ red cabbage, thinly sliced or shredded
¼ savoy cabbage, thinly sliced or shredded
2 carrots cut into julienne
1 red pepper, thinly sliced
1 red onion, diced
2 spring onions, sliced
Handful of coriander leaves chopped
Sesame seeds to serve
Salt and black pepper to season
Juice of 2 limes
2tbsp tamari soy sauce
1tsp finely grated ginger
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 small red chilli, deseeded and diced
1tbsp maple syrup
100ml cold pressed rapeseed oil or light olive oil
Put all the vegetables in a large bowl and season. Place all of the ingredients for the dressing in a screw top jar and shake well to combine.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.
Scatter with coriander leaves and sesame seeds to serve.