Radish

radishes

WHY WE LOVE THEM

This peppery, crunchy vegetable is often used as an addition to salads. But with all of its health benefits, it’s time to give radishes a little bit more credit. Radishes are a very powerful detoxifying vegetable and can be used to lower bilirubin levels to prevent jaundice. They are also alkaline-forming which helps to keep the body’s pH level in check.

SELECTION + STORAGE

Choose radishes that are of moderate size, approximately the size of a golf or ping pong ball. Once home, wash the radishes and remove the greens from the top. Place the radishes in a plastic bag with a paper towel at the bottom and store in your refrigerator for up to a week.

FEAST ON RADISHES

When sliced, radishes make a great addition to any salad or sandwich. If you’re hesitant to give radishes a try, simply slice them very thin to add to your salad. You’ll still get the health benefits without an overly strong taste. If you’re ready to promote radishes from simply being an addition to your meal to being a superstar in your meal, check out some recipe ideas below!

Garlic Roasted Radishes

Cabbage Radish and Apple Coleslaw

Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips

Radish Hashbrowns

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