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Detox Salad is a super nutritious and easy salad recipe that’s full of color and delicious!


  • 1 large beet with greens, beet julienned or grated and greens julienned
  • 1 large apple, cored and diced
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup organic raisins or golden raisins
  • a few tablespoons hemp hearts or sesame seeds, to serve

Ginger Lime Dressing

  • 34 tablespoons lime juice (lemon is fine too)
  • 1 inch knob of ginger, finely grated (i used a microplane)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom, or to taste
  • 1/21 teaspoon pure maple syrup or coconut nectar, optional


In a small bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients. Set aside to let the flavors mellow and come together. Check the dressing for flavor before serving.

Prepare your salad ingredients, using 3 to 4 large beet leaves (about 1 cup lightly packed), and place all ingredients in a large bowl. Pour dressing over the salad ingredients, and toss to coat. (You can also make this ahead of time and keep refrigerated until ready to serve.)

Serve topped with a good sprinkle of hemp hearts or sesame seeds and some extra raisins if you like as they add a nice sweetness.

Serves 2 large portions or 4 -6 small portions.


If you don’t find beets with the greens, use spinach, dandelion greens, or lacinato kale instead. Use golden beets in place of red beets to keep the color mess to a minimum.

The cardamom is optional. If you don’t use it often, there is no need to buy it just for the salad dressing, although it is delicious. You may find other uses for it either here soon or elsewhere. If you don’t have it, you will still have a great dressing.

This salad tastes better the longer you can let it set and let the flavors mingle. It is a great salad to make in advance and store in the fridge until ready to serve.