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Low FODMAP Yellow Summer Squash, Nasturtium & Cherry Tomato Salad

Updated: Feb 15, 2022

I love no recipe recipes! This raw fruit salad is so simple to throw together and tastes great! It's full of vitamin C, low in calories, saturated fat and cholesterol.

I thinly sliced some yellow summer squash (also called courgette or zucchini). I then added some sliced rainbow cherry tomatoes to this salad and topped it with nasturtium leaves and star (borage) flowers.


Did you know that squash is actually the fruiting part of the courgette plant? It tastes great and can be eaten raw if thinly sliced (up to 65g). Tomatoes are also technically fruits not vegetables! So this is actually more of a no recipe fruit salad.


Nasturtium is one of my favourite plants to use in any kind of summer salad as both the leaves and the flowers are edible. The flowers vary in colour depending on the variety. There are over 50 types! Its super easy to grow at home, requires no maintenance and very little space. I grow nasturtium in a large pot and it produces bright yellow and orange flowers. The flowers and leaves have a peppery taste that works well with citrus flavours like lemon and lime.

I drizzled this salad with a mix of grape seed oil, lemon and a touch of salt. You could use lime or any other dressing of your choosing. Balsamic vinegar would also work well, as would a touch of honey.


And that's it!! Salad in a flash x


Will you throw a salad together today?


If you decide to give this no recipe, recipe a go, please share your thoughts, pictures and tweaks. Good luck!

 

Disclaimer

I'm very passionate about the management of autoimmune conditions in a healthy way.


I speak with medical professionals, read journals, try and test new recipes to share with you and diligently undertake research online. That being said, as you know, each autoimmune disease, as well as any set of symptoms you may be experiencing are unique.


All information provided is in no way intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor or healthcare provider to ensure the appropriateness of any information in relation to your own situation.


And finally, please comment and share so we as a community better cope with our conditions by through growth and learning.

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