This kale detox salad is super nourishing without skimping on flavor. You’ll love the combo of crunchy raw vegetables, marinated mushrooms and roasted Brussels sprouts tossed in a light balsamic dressing.
Have you ever felt like you needed to detox? I usually feel like I need one most after a vacation or a weekend that’s full of indulgences — like wine with the girls on Friday night, date night that includes a decadent dinner on Saturday and a day full of snacking on Sunday.
Feeling this way makes total sense because alcohol, high sugar foods and processed junk can slow down or hinder our digestive systems. Of course our bodies have their own natural detoxification system but sometimes it doesn’t hurt to get back to the basics and help your body with the cleansing process. That’s my goal for the next couple weeks.
This kale detox salad is a great place to start because it’s packed full of delicious foods that contain vital nutrients and are perfect for cleansing.
And it’s tasty too! The roasted Brussels sprouts and marinated mushrooms add dynamic flavors as well as texture variety so the salad is really satisfying and can easily be enjoyed as a meal.
Just be mindful that a couple of the ingredients can be prepped ahead of time — like marinating the mushrooms and roasting the sprouts. These things do take a bit of time so it might be easier to do them the day/night before and keep the veggies in the fridge until you’re ready to prepare the salad. That’s what I did and it worked out great because the veggies were already cool. That said, adding…