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Detox Salad

This salad starter that will keep for several days in an air-tight container in the refrigerator. Perfect for my Detox salad, however you use the starter to build an infinite number of salads based on your taste.
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Keyword: healthy eating, mealprep, vegan cheese
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Trish | The Infinebalance Food Blog

Ingredients

For Detox Salad

  • 2 cups salad starter see below
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup cooked grain I used a wild rice and quinoa blend
  • 1 teaspoon hemp seeds
  • sesame oil or flax seed oil for finishing

For the salad starter:

  • 1 large head of romaine or two romaine hearts, small chop
  • 4-5 radishes sliced
  • head of broccoli florets loosely chopped and the stems/stalks thinly sliced, peel away any of the tougher outsides of the stalks.
  • 1-2 jalapeños finely diced
  • 1 large carrot small dice
  • a generous handful or parsley chopped
  • a generous handful of cilantro chopped
  • 1 hard apple small diced
  • 6 large kale leaves stems removed and thinly sliced

Instructions

For the Detox Salad - makes one serving:

  • In a large bowl add 2 cups of salad starter. Pour olive oil over salad and toss very well. Coat all vegetables with the oil. Add a pinch of salt and lemon juice. Toss well again. Add chickpeas and rice and mix in. Add salad to a serving bowl and sprinkle with hemp seeds and toasted sesame oil.

For the salad starter:

  • Prep all vegetables by washing and drying very well. It is important to dry the vegetables completely. Be sure to remove any wilted or discoloured bits. Chop and slice vegetables as directed and combine in a large air-tight container. Salad starter will keep for about 3 days.

Notes

You will have enough salad starter for several salads. It will keep in a covered container in the fridge for a few days. Prep ahead and eat healthy salads all week.