Seasonally Inspired Detox Salad

Spring & Summer often mark the start of something new: new beginnings, new growths, and of course a new you! These two seasons always seems to invite many new opportunities for change and detoxification. Many people take this time to clean their homes and get rid of clutter. But, we sometimes forgot that our bodies need de-cluttering too!

Summer is the perfect time to focus on drinking plenty of water and eating healthy foods that your body craves. We’re excited to share this salad recipe with you because it contains many naturally detoxifying and healthy ingredients to help you start fresh this season.

Ingredients

Salad

2-3 cups fresh spinach

1 radicchio, chopped

1 granny smith apple, chopped

3 carrots, chopped

3-4 radishes, thinly sliced

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

3/4 cup navy beans or garbanzo beans, cooked

1 avocado, cubed

2 green onions, chopped

1/2 tsp sea salt

 

Dressing

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 tsp apple cider vinegar

1 tbsp liquid honey, unpasteurized

1 garlic clove, minced

 

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients and toss together excluding avocado.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Give it a taste test. If you like it sweeter, add a touch more honey. If you like more vinegar, add a touch more ACV.
  • Toss dressing with salad and top with avocado.

Notes:

Serve 2 as a main or 4 as a side dish.

 

recipe: joyoushealth.com

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