Detox Salad Recipes

If you’re in need of a little detoxing after indulgent summer eating, here are two tasty salads to help you get back into your healthy groove. And of course help you de-bloat.

Romaine Lettuce with Mint & Rosemary Almonds

Ingredients:

For Salad
1 large head romaine lettuce
1 cup mint leaves chopped
1 cup radishes diced
1 avocado
2 large tomatoes
juice from 1 lemon
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
salt + pepper to taste

For Almonds
2 cups almonds (blanched overnight to remove skins)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees

Combine all ingredients for almonds in a bowl and toss to coat. Lay out on a single layer baking sheet lined with foil and bake for 20 minutes until lightly toasted.

Combine salad ingredients and top with finished almonds.

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Butter Lettuce with Lemon, Honey, Raisin Carrot Slaw

Ingredients:

For Salad
1 large head butter lettuce
alfalfa sprouts for garnish
mint leaves chopped for garnish

For Slaw
2 large carrots grated
1/2 small red onion chopped
1/2 cup diced radishes
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
juice from 1 lemon
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup raisins

Directions:

Mix slaw ingredients together and let sit

Wash, towel dry and shred lettuce

Add desired slaw amount over lettuce and mix. Garnish with mint leaves and sprouts. (Keep slaw separate from lettuce. Add right before serving.)

 

-by Amy Chang
Photographed by author