Post on: May 28, 2018.
Posted in: Cook.
Fresh, light and perfect for lunch, dinner or even as a post-exercise recover snack, this bean salad is packed with anti-aging nutrients.
Beans are a low-methionine source of protein that can help your aging body maintain muscle and strength, while not turning on aging pathways. Red peppers are a great source of many antioxidants, including vitamin C, which is needed by your skin to create collagen and avoid wrinkling. Mango offers your skin another anti-aging nutrient silica, which provides strength and resilience. Onion is a source of quercetin, known for its ability to turn off the mTOR aging pathway.
Enjoy! Every spoonful is packed with nutrients to help you #LoveHowYouAge .
Revitalizing Black Bean, Mango & Cilantro Salad Recipe
1 can of rinsed organic black beans
1 large Red pepper, finely chopped
¼ cup Cilantro, finely chopped
1 large Mango, chopped
2 tbsp Red Onion, finely diced
3 tbsp Olive oil
Juice from ½ of a lime
½ tsp of Honey
Makes 4 servings. In a bowl, combine beans, red pepper, cilantro, mango and red onion. Mix with a spoon. In a tall-rimmed smaller container, mix together olive oil, lime juice and honey until fully combined. Drizzle lime vinaigrette mixture over salad and mix well. Enjoy immediately, or refrigerate and enjoy over the next few days.
You can also add some non-GMO yellow corn kernels to this recipe for an added splash of colour and dimension in flavor.