Recovery Salad...What?

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  • Serves: 3-4
  • Total Time: 10 Minutes
By: Hayley Harris

By: Hayley Harris

Registered Dietitian, Health and Fitness Instructor, and Recipe Developer

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Cup - Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice (About 2 Limes)
  • 3 Tbsp - Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp - Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp - Pepper
  • 2 Cups - Corn Kernels (About 4 Large Ears of Corn)
  • 1/2 Cup - Radishes, Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup - Cilantro, Chopped Fine
  • 4oz - Queso Fresco Mexican Cheese

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, combine the lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Whisk together.
  • Next add the corn kernels, radishes, and cilantro. Stir well to coat in lime dressing.
  • Divide into individual portions and top with crumbled queso fresco.

Healthy and Tasty:

This fresh-tasting salad capitalizes on delicious ingredients like herbs and lime juice to pack in the flavor, while relying on corn to help your body recover. Corn is a great source of complex carbohydrate that helps replenish glycogen stores after working out. It also contains potassium to prevent muscle cramping and antioxidants (especially in dark yellow varieties of corn) to balance inflammation in the body! This recipe is extremely easy and comes together in less than 10 minutes. To save extra time, use frozen corn that has been thawed instead of husking and chopping corn on the cob. This salad keeps well in the fridge for up to 3 days without the cheese, which makes it great for make-ahead meal planning as well. Simply store in an airtight container then dish out individual portions and top with cheese when you are ready to eat! 

Step-By-Step:

1. Gather Ingredients
2. Add Lime Juice
3. Whisk in Olive Oil, Salt, and Pepper
4. Stir in Corn
5. Stir in Radishes, and Cilantro.
6. Top with Crumbled Queso Fresco
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