The Best Detox Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: detox, healthy, salad, salad dressing
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Megan Gilmore
A nutrient-rich salad that is easy to throw together and naturally supports the body's detoxification system.
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Lemon Ginger Dressing (makes 1 1/2 cups)

  • 3/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 to 1 1/2-inch knob of fresh ginger , to taste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey


  • 4 cups shredded cabbage (green, purple, or both)
  • 1 large carrot , shredded
  • Handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley , roughly chopped
  • 1/2 avocado , sliced
  • 2 tablespoons raisins


  • To prepare the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a blender, starting with just 1-inch of fresh ginger, and blend until smooth. Add more ginger to taste, if desired, and set aside.
  • To prepare the salad, toss together the cabbage, carrots, and parsley in a large bowl and top with the sliced avocado and raisins.
  • Top the assembled salad with 3 to 4 tablespoons of the lemon-ginger dressing and let it marinate for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Store leftover dressing in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.



Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.9mg