Juicy Sunflower Sprouts Detox Salad

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Nutritious yet juicy salad.

This is a salad that is filling and could be your main dish.

Can you think of anything healthier than a salad?

A whole plant food, oil-free salad such as this one.

The sunflower sprouts are a powerhouse for micronutrients, amino acids, and healthy fats.

The fresh turmeric and garlic add to the detoxifying effect of the salad.

It is surprising how filling it is when you eat it as a main dish.

sunflower sprouts salad

Health and Weight-loss Promoting

A whole natural plant food salad free of health-damaging oils and sugars!

The sunflower sprouts are living food that has the most digestible proteins and essential fats.

The sprouts can be easily made in a jar from ordinary, even shelled raw sunflower seeds.

Arugula is rich in potent antioxidants to keep dangerous free radicals at bay and detoxify your tissues.

Flax seeds are lignan- and Omega-3 rich, essential for optimal health.

The addition of beans makes this salad as satiating as it is. Beans are rich in protein and healthy, complex carbohydrates and resistant starch, thus keeping you full for longer, preventing overeating and protecting your microbiome.

a large bowl of sunflower sprouts salad

Juicy Sunflower Sprouts Detox Salad

Yield: 3-4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Fresh, juicy, and nutritious detox salad that is oil-free. The sunflower sprouts are a powerhouse for micronutrients, amino acids, and healthy fats.

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1½ handfuls arugula
  • 5 cups sunflower sprouts
  • 1 can (15-ounce) red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp ground flax seeds

Dressing

  • 1½ inch fresh turmeric tuber, pressed
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed
  • ½ large lemon, juiced
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Chop the tomatoes, cucumbers in pieces and put them in a large bowl.
  2. You can chop the sunflower sprouts and arugula and add them to the bowl.
  3. Add the beans and the ground flax seeds.
  4. For the dressing press the garlic cloves and turmeric tuber with a garlic press. Mix it with the lemon juice and some salt.
  5. Pour over the salad and stir everything well.

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I’m Venny, I am a medical doctor and I believe great health stems from eating whole plant foods. Here you’ll find delicious (mostly) oil-free whole food, plant-based recipes and learn how food makes you healthy!

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