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I use this salad dressing on quinoa and salad greens. It is absolutely delicious!!!

This recipe is for 1 cup of cooked quinoa. Use organic/non gmo ingredients when possible 🙂

Tossed with tomatoes, feta, fresh basil and cilantro.

Some interesting information on the health benefits of cilantro. I have also read that cilantro is very good for clearing out and detoxing metals out of our body.

 

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Information resourced from: http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/health-benefits-of-cilantro/

Toxic Metal Cleansing

Cilantro is most often cited as being effective for toxic metal cleansing and rightfully so, this herb is a powerful, natural cleansing agent. The chemical compounds in cilantro bind to toxic metals and loosen them from the tissue. Many people suffering from mercury exposure report a reduction in the often-cited feeling of disorientation after consuming large and regular amounts of cilantro over an extended period. [1]

Other Benefits of Cilantro

James A. Duke, Ph.D., a former botanist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and author of The CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, has praised the digestive-system-promoting benefits of cilantro and recommends drinking a cup of the tea made from a handful of the leaves, when experiencing any form of stomach discomfort.

Thanks for reading!

Jillian

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