15-Minute Detox Salad with Almond Dressing

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Although you may not think of an ordinary head of green cabbage as a superfood, cabbage is loaded with many health benefits, including being high in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber. This simple 15-minute detox salad is fabulous for supporting the liver and digestion and satiating your hunger! Feel free to add a protein source of choice to make it a complete meal.

Tip: If you cannot have citrus or the orange juice, omit this and substitute water instead. A touch of maple syrup or honey may be used if a sweeter dressing is desired.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes

Serves 4–6

Ingredients

1 small (2-pound) head of green cabbage, shredded
3 carrots, shredded
3 scallions, thinly sliced

Creamy Almond Dressing
1-inch piece fresh ginger root, minced
1 shallot, minced
½ garlic clove, minced
¼ cup + 1 tablespoon creamy almond butter
3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
¼ cup orange juice
2 teaspoons maple syrup or honey (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine the shredded cabbage, carrots and green onions together in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine the ingredients for the dressing. Drizzle the dressing over the cabbage and mix well to combine. Serve immediately.

 

Source:  calmful living

 

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