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Nutritional Recipes

Delicious Detox Salad

Written by COA Nutrition Team On November 30, 2017

The ingredients can be chopped ahead of time and refrigerated, just toss the dressing before serving. Perfect clean meal to add to your weekly menu during the Holidays to balance your body after all the heavy eating!



  • 2 cup red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 2 cup kale, finely sliced (I used dinosaur kale, but curly kale will be fine)
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup radish, sliced in matchsticks
  • 2 cups broccoli, chopped in ¼-inch pieces
  • 1 cup carrot, sliced in matchsticks
  • 1 cup raw walnuts, chopped
  • 2 avocados, peeled and diced
  • 2 tbs. sesame seeds
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tbs. agave nectar
  • Pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. In a medium bowl or blender, combine dressing ingredients and process until fully integrated.
  2. In a very large bowl (or a large pot), combine all salad ingredients from cabbage to walnuts and toss well. Gently fold in avocado. (Or, add a portion of the avocado to the amount you’ll be dressing and serving).
  3. Toss dressing with vegetables until well mixed. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with sesame seeds and black pepper to taste.

Tips of the Month MOBILE

Planning Ahead Tip of the Month

“Use Your Oven”

Hands-off meals are the best! It seems everyone thinks a quick meal is stir-fry and, yes, while stir-fry is “easy”, it means you have to stand over the stove making sure nothing burns. (Plus, you have to carefully plan which vegetables are added at what time so they all cook evenly. Hardly a beginner’s dish!)

Cooking food in the oven is a “set it and forget it” operation. Simply prep your ingredients, season, place in a baking pan and go lounge or play a game with the kiddos!

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