Fennel, a natural breath freshener, is also a great source of potassium, which can help prevent muscle cramping.


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Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 toast, 2 tablespoons goat cheese, 2 tablespoons tomatoes, and 1/3 cup fennel)


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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Combine 1 peeled and shaved fennel bulb, salt, freshly ground black pepper, and 2 teaspoons olive oil. Brush an additional 2 teaspoons olive oil evenly over bread slices; place on a cookie sheet. Toast in oven until lightly crisp and browned (10-12 minutes). Spread 2 tablespoons softened, herbed goat cheese evenly over each bread slice; top with 1/3 cup fennel slices, 2 tablespoons julienne cut sun-dried tomatoes, and a few chopped fennel fronds.



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Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; protein 9g; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 13mg; iron 2mg; sodium 585mg; calcium 77mg.