A Delicious Salad to Add to Your Detox

Detox Salad
Packing a powerhouse of nutrients, this light & energizing salad will have you bursting with energy. It makes a lot so you can enjoy it all week long for easy, energizing lunches. I wouldn’t recommend skipping the currants and raisins as it adds a much needed sweetness to balance out the vegetables and lemon juice. I loved it drizzled with a touch of maple syrup just before serving.
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1806 calories
350 g
0 g
40 g
70 g
4 g
2497 g
982 g
212 g
0 g
29 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1806
Calories from Fat 334
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 22g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 982mg
Total Carbohydrates 350g
Dietary Fiber 72g
Sugars 212g
Protein 70g
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  1. 2 heads broccoli (1 bunch), stems removed
  2. 1 head cauliflower, stems removed
  3. 2.5 cups shredded carrots
  4. 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  5. 1 cup currants
  6. 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  7. 1/2 cup raisins
  8. 4-6 tbsp fresh lemon juice, to taste
  9. kosher salt, pepper to taste (1/4-1/2 tsp salt and lots of pepper)
  10. kelp granules or Herbamare (optional), to taste
  11. Pure maple syrup, to drizzle on before serving
  1. 1. In a food processor (or chop by hand) process the broccoli (no stems) until fine. Add into large bowl.
  2. 2. Now process the cauliflower (no stems) until fine and add into bowl. Do the same with the carrots.
  3. 3. Stir in the sunflower seeds, currants, raisins, and parsley. Add lemon juice and seasonings to taste.
  4. 4. Drizzle with maple syrup to taste.
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Why call it a detox salad?

World’s Healthiest Foods reports that cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli, kale, cauliflower, cabbage, watercress, and mustard greens) are said to be detoxifying because they provide support for the immune system, inflammatory system, hormonal system, detoxification system, and antioxidant system (source). These vegetables contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals as well as phytonutrients. For example, one such group of phytonutrients found in cruciferous vegetables are called glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are thought to have anti-cancer properties in a variety of research studies (source). World’s healthiest Foods also suggest consuming 3 servings of cruciferous vegetables each week for maximum benefit.


Welcome to 2018!

Wellness Tips | January 1, 2018 | By

It turns out that the first day of 2018 falls on a Full Moon, and it just so happens that this moon symbolizes self-love. 

It is a powerful energy…and under a full moon it is the best time to…

Let. Things. Go.

Full Moon Ritual

Here is what you need: paper, pen, matches, fire pit or fireplace (or something safe to burn paper within)

1. With paper and pen write down all that you no longer need…all that you want to let go of…

2. As you write this…visualize…imagine…letting all of these things go…have fun with it (and keep breathing throughout it)

3. Once you are finished with your list, either in front of your fireplace, fire pit, or over the sink in your kitchen (please be careful) burn the list until it completely turns to ash…watch what you want to release, burn away…and Let. It. Go.

Releasing with fire under the full moon is an extremely powerful activity…a ritual if you will.

Know that what you have wanted to let go has truly been released.

And so it is.

Beginning the New Year in this way is refreshing…uplifting…and freeing…it creates space for new energy…

Source: twintreehealing.com