This superfood salad is as vitamin rich and nutritious, as it is yummy - try it as a post-holiday treat and a break from the heavy food streak. The humble cabbage is incredibly nutritious – it’s a powerhouse of anti-oxidants, and disease-fighting phytochemicals, and its vitamin C content is even higher than that of oranges.  Carrots add a boost of vitamin A, and B, and beets – not only are they packed with minerals and vitamins, but their high iron content has a blood purifying and detoxifying effect.  Add that to the natural antibiotic power of garlic, the fat from avocados, walnuts, and olive oil, and I think you have a superfood salad! It’s a vitamin bomb, with all the different rainbow-colored vegetables. Vitamin-rich, nutritious, and equally delicious––what more could you want?    

Fall Superfood Detox Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

6-8

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Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1 small cabbage - red or green
  • 5-6 carrots
  • 1 red beet
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

For the Dressing:

  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  • salt
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Preparation

  1. Shred cabbage(s), carrots and beets in food processor.  Put into a bowl.
  2. Chop the walnuts roughly (or pulse a few times in the food processor)
  3. Make dressing by mixing oil, vinegar and pressed garlic cloves.
  4. Add the chopped fresh dill, walnuts, a few pinches of salt to the veggies. Then pour the dressing in and mix really well. Adjust the salt and acidity if needed (it's better to do this 10-15 min before serving).
  5. Chop the avocado, and add to the salad, mix lightly. Serve with more chopped walnuts on top.
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