Making time for a workout or maintaining a strict diet is a challenge. Instead of abiding by a strict schedule for weight loss, help yourself with a bowl full of detox salad, the results will surprise you.
We all love salad, but have you ever considered compiling your comfort food, salad as a detox? Read on to find out how to detox your body by turning your regular salad into a power pack of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Come on, get all the appliances you require from My Kitchen Advisor, and indulge in pampering yourself. We have come with the best detox salads to brighten up your summer.
The Berry-Melon Combo
This spring sweetens up your life with all the abundant goodness of watermelons and berries. We cannot stress enough on the importance of the natural detox that your body requires from time to time. Detox salad is the easiest and the most convenient way of incorporating your diet with all the elements that help in detoxing.
We are almost always munching on this berry and that fruit, so why not compile a few more essential and extremely satisfying ingredients to get the right detox salad. Gather a bowl of watermelon and strawberries, each with a handful of basil. Yes, it is that easy! This detox salad is the best, to begin with – humble and very easily available ingredients.
Whoever gave you the impression that a detox salad constitutes only exotic fruits and veggies, surprise them! Strawberries are known for their intrinsic antioxidant values, and with watermelon, you get your required amount of lycopene. This lycopene is the main detoxifying agent in your salad. It is a phytochemical that cleanses your body, keeping it clean. The touch of basil brings about a twist in the sweetness of the salad along with its rich vitamin A and C content.
A lot of people out there are under the impression that a healthy detox salad comes at a price of taste. That is evidently not true in the case of our watermelon and strawberries salad. This power-packed delicious detox salad is on its way to change your salad game forever. Have it for breakfast, pack it for your lunch – whatever suits you, and you will be presently surprised to see the results.
Color It up with Kale
Kale salads are absolutely spring favorites. Kale is a must for your detox diet. Gather all you have in your refrigerator and spare yourself from a tedious lunch preparing schedule. This salad is the king of detox foods for the diversity it is potential of. Throw in some kale, some carrots, radishes, beets and bell peppers – and we have a winner! Detoxing your body from time to time makes a lot of difference in how you feel or look, and these foods are gonna change your lifestyle for the best. Once you see the apparent results, there won’t be any turning back. Want to bet?
Kale has numerous health benefits besides being a detoxifying agent. It does a deep cleansing of your cells and renders you a toxic-free system. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, antioxidants, and beta-carotene. Beet is one of the best foods for weight-loss programs as it is very low on calories and has the goodness of vitamins, fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium. Bell peppers contain beta-carotene, the element responsible for the cleansing of your liver and cells. Radish prevents inflammation and indigestion.
This colorful detox salad should be your on-the-go meal. It has in it almost all the nutrients that your body needs without the curse of the calories. Besides aiding in weight-loss, it flushes the toxins out of your system. Could you be asking for more?
Go Green Detox Salad
Do we really need to explicitly go over the benefits and necessity of the inclusion of greens in our diet? No, right? Spring bestows us with lush greenery soothing our souls. Why not pick some pure goodness and add to our diet? Green veggies are known to have the least amount of calories, and green detox is probably the best body detox you can avail from regular items lying in your freezer.
The green detox salad has spinach, sprouts, peas, lemon, green apple, asparagus, extra virgin olive oil, and toasted pumpkin seeds are its primary or authentic components. You can, however, always render to it your own version using anything you have at your dispense. You may roast or bake the peas and the asparagus if you are using it.
Spinach is the most beneficial leafy vegetable with truckloads of nutrients and antioxidants. Although you can cook the spinach but having it raw ensures you intake all the wholeness of the vegetable, which otherwise is lost in the process of cooking. It has the rare vitamin k1 and must be allotted in your diet. The quercetin antioxidant wards off infection and thus very important for your detox program.
The pumpkin seeds improve your bladder health which will facilitate the process of natural cleansing of your body. Asparagus is a boon if you are aiming for weight loss. It also helps in regulating blood pressure. Sprouts, besides being extremely low in calories, are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and are a powerhouse of enzymes.
The days of fretting over lunch breakfast and dinner are gone. Go on, assemble the avengers of your detox diet either from the near grocery or simply your refrigerator and embark on a mission of gratifying your physical and mental health.
The spring is the season of all the goodness that nature has to offer. Make sure you are making the most use of it. The vegetable and fruits are at their best natural elements blooming with nutrients and are best for detox cleanse. Dedicate this season to your system by preparing the most delicious and healthy detox salads. Salads are easy to prepare and easier to consume. They are your best friends for the spring.
Share with us your favorite spring salads and how to detox salads have helped you either with weight loss or overall body rejuvenation. Your comments are valuable to us.
Catherine Wiley is a writer and an entrepreneur with a passion for a gluten-free lifestyle. She loves cooking for friends and coming up with new recipes for dinner parties. Catherine also runs several blogs, one of them dedicated to wheat-free cooking. Her aim is to educate people all over the world about healthier food choices.