Purple Majesty Potato Salad

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This is the first time I have cooked and tried the Purple Majesty Potato. I can see after eating it why it is classed as royalty! It really has an earthy taste and sweetness that makes it quite special!

It is extremely good for you and is naturally high in healthy anthocyanin, an antioxidant which gives blueberries and blackberries it’s intense colour. Bursting with flavour and full health benefits you can’t go wrong!

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I teamed the steamed potato up with some raw white cabbage in an “Indiany lemony” dressing. This way you get a sharp tangy and refreshing taste yet a crunchy texture!

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INGREDIENTS

Half cabbage sliced into strips
4 medium purple majesty potatoes steamed
pinch of turmeric
pinch of asafoetida
Salt to taste
Squeeze of fresh lemon juice

METHOD

• In a large mixing bowl,  combine all ingredients and toss the salad to coat on the dressing

• Leave to marinade at room temperature for 30 minutes and then you’re good to go!

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Healing Foods

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So many of us have been told! Well I have been!!! By my lovely Mum to eat this or that. Prepare this for when your ill! This will help! I have always been open to home remedies first as I never liked taking medicine.

Coming from an Indian background and a Mum and Dad that will always find the best solution to help us. I have always been exposed to using food, herbs, spices and fruits in a healing manner.

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Sometimes your body requires certain vitamins and minerals and you are informed through cravings! I strongly believe this as I start eating certain foods due to a strong craving and then find out I’m lacking in that particular food component!

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When women are pregnant, we do listen to our bodies more. It’s like our precious little one is letting us know what he or she needs from us, in the form of nourishment. I think we should, men and women should pay more attention to what are bodies are telling us.

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I think it’s always great to add certain foods to our diet to help alleviate symptoms and heal our bodies. Alongside science we can co exist and aid the illness or deficiency!

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I will be sharing information with you all that will help your in day to day life. Which indeed thoroughly supports me in the way I eat and to make life that bit easier. A healthy body, is a healthy mind and a happy soul! ♡

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If you have any amazing food facts or home remedies that work for you and your family, please feel free to share them with all of us. Just send me a link or email and I will add them to this series! Referring to you and your wonderful blogs xxx

I really hope you enjoy my new addition to Shivaay Delights and look forward to hearing from you all and your experiences with food that heals you!
Have a healthy and peaceful day!
Much love D x