The sun is shining and the hot weather has arrived. This taste-bud pleasing salad is a must for picnics and BBQ’s. It is incredibly easy and can be made in about 10 minutes or less. The secret ingredient will help speed up your metabolism, keep reading to find out! Ready?
Here is what you will need:
2 cups black beans (if you are choosing canned I recommend Eden Organics)
1 cup grape tomatoes
1 red pepper diced
1/2 cup cilantro chopped
juice of 2 limes
1 tbsp kelp powder
1 ripe avocado
sea salt & pepper to taste
optional: 1 tbsp olive oil
In a bowl combine black beans, tomatos, peppers, cilantro, lime juice & kelp powder. Top with salt, pepper, and avocado. Gently mix in the avocado.
Kelp – a type of seaweed – is a rich source of iodine which helps the thyroid function and speed up metabolism. Side effects may include weight loss, improved energy, and quality sleep.
Registered Holistic Nutritionist