Salad Recipe with Superfoods that will help you detox!
Let the crash diets, detox cleanings, and gym membership sign ups begin! Let’s start with a good ole salad recipe first!
This Superfood Detox Salad Recipe will give you loads of vitamins and nutrients!
In a previous post, I shared with you my thoughts behind making New Year’s resolutions, especially when it comes to developing a healthier lifestyle. In case you missed that post, allow me to paraphrase my thoughts. I feel that no matter when you start a resolution you are going to still go throw whatever prevents you from executing your resolution at the current moment. There are still going to be holiday parties, resistance, and self-doubt. So, starting at the beginning of the year doesn’t make those issues magically disappear, you know? That’s just me. However, I do understand why people like to start at the beginning of the year to eat better and lose weight and I do have a heart for those individuals. So, I present to you this salad recipe that is going to kick start any diet plan you have or something you can simply add to your current diet. This salad is packed full of veggies and fruit with great benefits for your body! If you have ever had Shakeology or a Vega shake, this salad is like the physical representation of what you will find in those shakes. That is why I present to you the Superfood Detox Salad Recipe!
The good thing about any salad recipe is that you can add and subtract any elements you want. These ingredients that are in this salad are pretty simple to find and they aren’t that unique to where many of you may not like the ingredients. Not only that, all of these ingredients in this salad recipe have special powers to help you flush out all those Christmas Cookies. Let’s take a look at some of the star players in this salad, shall we?
First we have radishes. I like radishes and I also think they are pretty. If a carrot and a stalk of broccoli where to get married, the carrot would walk down the aisle holding a bouquet of radishes. First of all, radishes are very filling. Therefore, after you eat this salad, you shouldn’t be starving combined with the rest of the ingredients. You should feel pretty full and revived. Radishes are good for overall liver function and can help detoxify your liver, which is the entire point of this salad, right? Radishes also release several enzymes that can help keep the liver clear of infections and prevent ulcers. I bet you didn’t know that about radishes, huh?
Next we have cucumbers. I think cucumbers get a bad rap honestly. Cucumbers are seen any many detoxing waters, so why not add it to the salad. Cucumbers have cancer fighting abilities, help detoxify the liver, and help with bloating! Let’s give it up for the fabulous cucumber and its life saving abilities!
Now coming to the stage are blueberries. Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants that can fight just about anything harmful in your body. Blueberries are also known to help fight cardiovascular disease and other age related conditions. Not to mention, they are also loaded with Vitamin C, help boost brain health, and fight UTI’s (Urinary Tract Infections).
Lastly, this ingredients need no introduction. BROCCOLI! I can probably write an entire paper on broccoli but I won’t. Broccoli serves as an anti-inflammatory to the body, help to prevent cancer, promotes eye health, digestive support, improve bone health, help you look younger, and the list goes on.
People! Everything our body needs are in the natural resources that Mother Earth provides us. Sure the stuff man came up with is helpful, but imagine if we ate more of this stuff that is in this salad recipe and how much better we would feel and look! To help us eat this salad we have Kraft Green Goddess Salad dressing to give an awesome flavor and make this salad more enjoyable to eat! So, I hope that your New Year resolution goes well, I hope this salad gives you the boost you need, and I help you enjoy your veggies a little more with Kraft Green Goddess Salad Dressing.
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- 5 oz. Kale Salad Mix
- ½ cucumber, sliced
- 1 c. radishes, sliced
- ½ c. fresh broccoli, chopped
- ½ c. blueberries
- ½ c. grape tomatoes, sliced
- 1 avocado, chopped
- ½ c. sliced almonds
- ½ c. goat cheese
- 2 tbsp. Kraft Green Goddess Salad Dressing
- In a large bowl, add the salad mix. Next layer with the cucumber, radishes, broccoli, blueberries, tomatoes, avocado, goat cheese, and almonds. Toss with Kraft Green Goddess Salad Dressing and serve!