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November 25, 2019 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

5 Superstar Foods Dr. Ann Eats Daily

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Some foods are better for you than others and are true nutritional powerhouses! Here are five foods that are exceptional for you and that you should strive to include in your daily diet.

  1. Dark Leafy Greens
  2. Nuts
  3. Berries
  4. Whole Citrus
  5. Beans

Dr. Ann’s Cure-All Kale Salad

Serves 8-10

When I feel like I am coming down with something, this is my go-to cure-all. I eat the entire bowl in 2 different sittings on day 1 of feeling under the weather. It ALWAYS helps me.



  • About 16 cups fresh kale, stemmed and torn into bite-sized pieces or chopped as desired

  • 1 entire head of garlic cloves peeled and freshly chopped

  • 1 3-inch piece of fresh ginger root, finely chopped or grated

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1.5 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tsp honey

  • 12 oz jar of roasted red bell peppers


Put the kale into a large salad bowl. Whisk all of the dressing ingredients (everything but the roasted red peppers) together in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the kale and then take both of your “clean hands” and firmly massage the kale about 2 minutes or until the leaves begin to soften. Add the roasted red peppers and toss to mix them evenly. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds if desired.

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