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Broccoli with Pineapple Salad

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Pineapple is high in carbohydrates and fibre. Fresh pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which aids digestion.

Pineapple is high in carbohydrates and fibre. Fresh pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which aids digestion.

2 cups (500 mL) fresh pineapple, cut in 1 inch (2.5 cm) chunks
2 cups (500 mL) broccoli florets
1 cup (250 mL) cherry or teardrop tomatoes
1 Tbsp (15 mL) toasted sesame seeds

Honey-ginger Dressing:
2 Tbsp (30 mL) honey
2 tsp (10 mL) chopped fresh ginger
1 1/2 Tbsp (23 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup (62 mL) cold-pressed flax seed oil or extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp (30 mL) water

In a large bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Add pineapple, broccoli and tomatoes and toss thoroughly. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve immediately. Serves 2

Source: alive #211, May 2000

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