Apple & Fennel Salad



    • 2 fennel bulbs, trimmed
    • 1 gala apple, julienned
    • 1 cup shredded Napa cabbage
    • 3 tablespoons goji berries
    • 3 tablespoons raw almonds, crushed


    • 1/4 cup EVOO
    • 3 tablespoon almonds, blanched and soaked
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
    • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • Sea salt and pepper
    • 1 teaspoon yacon syrup
    • 1/4 cup peeled and chopped cucumber


    1. Using mandolin, shred fennel and apple. Add to bowl with shredded cabbage.
    2. To Make the Dressing:
      Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth. Add water until desired consistency is reached. Pour dressing over salad and toss.

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    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.