Detox Salad

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One of my favourite things to do after visiting Whole Foods is to re-create salad bar foods or specialty products at home for much less money. Or at least, that’s my good intention until I get home and I can’t remember the ingredient list!

Not last night. :)

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Thanks Eric!

After we dined – Eric on pizza and me on the hot & cold salad bar – I picked up the ingredients for the Detox Salad and vowed to make it when I got home that night. I was literally bursting with energy after eating this salad and I knew that it would make a really great “feel-good”, make-ahead lunch.

Whole Foods salads typically have short ingredient lists as well as vegan and wheat-free options. They are the perfect inspiration for salads at home when you’re getting bored of the usual lettuce and vegetable routine.

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But why call it a detox salad?

World’s Healthiest Foods reports that cruciferous vegetables (such as broccoli, kale, cauliflower, cabbage, watercress, and mustard greens) are said to be detoxifying because they provide support for the immune system, inflammatory system, hormonal system, detoxification system, and antioxidant system (source). These vegetables contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals as well as phytonutrients. For example, one such group of phytonutrients found in cruciferous vegetables are called glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are thought to have anti-cancer properties in a variety of research studies (source). World’s healthiest Foods also suggest consuming 3 servings of cruciferous vegetables each week for maximum benefit.

I couldn’t remember the last time I had raw broccoli or cauliflower! They are definitely not my favourite vegetables, but they were great in this salad.

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When re-creating something at home, keep in mind that ingredients are listed in order of weight. This will help guide you with how much of each you should use.

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I started with the primary ingredients- broccoli and cauliflower. I used a head of cauliflower and two heads (which was one ‘bunch’) of broccoli. I actually ended up having a bit more cauliflower than broccoli, but it wasn’t a big deal.

I usually don’t like eating big hunks of raw broccoli and cauliflower, but it was great shredded up. I processed it in the food processor until fine. If you don’t have a processor, feel free to get your chop on!

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Up next on the ingredient list: Carrots.

I plucked these babies straight from the garden. I think they are the last ones….sniff, sniff. :\

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I processed the carrots just like the broccoli and cauliflower and used about 2.5 cups of shredded carrots. I added it a cup at a time until it looked like enough!

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Then came the sunflower seeds, currants, parsley, and raisins. This is when it really starts to come together. The currants and raisins add a really nice sweetness to the salad and I wouldn’t recommend skipping them.

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I couldn’t find kelp granules at Whole Foods (and the worker told me they didn’t have any), so I just used Herbamare since it has kelp in it. Kelp is also said to be detoxifying. I did pick up a bag of whole kelp pieces though. I wonder if I could process this into granules?

I added fresh lemon juice, kosher salt, black pepper, and Herbamare all to taste.

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I served it with a drizzle of pure maple syrup to balance out the lemon juice. Yum!

Detox Salad

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Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, soy-free.

Packing a powerhouse of nutrients, this light & energizing salad will have you bursting with energy. It makes a lot so you can enjoy it all week long for easy, energizing lunches. I wouldn’t recommend skipping the currants and raisins as it adds a much needed sweetness to balance out the vegetables and lemon juice. I loved it drizzled with a touch of maple syrup just before serving. Feel free to use any herbs and spices you wish. I also love it with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.

Inspired by Whole Foods

Yield: 10 cups (lots for the whole week!!)

Ingredients:

  • 2 heads broccoli (1 bunch), stems removed
  • 1 head cauliflower, stems removed
  • 2.5 cups shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup currants
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4-6 tbsp fresh lemon juice, to taste
  • kosher salt, pepper to taste (1/4-1/2 tsp salt and lots of pepper)
  • kelp granules or Herbamare (optional), to taste
  • Pure maple syrup, to drizzle on before serving

 

1. In a food processor (or chop by hand) process the broccoli (no stems) until fine. Add into large bowl.

2. Now process the cauliflower (no stems) until fine and add into bowl. Do the same with the carrots.

3. Stir in the sunflower seeds, currants, raisins, and parsley. Add lemon juice and seasonings to taste.

4. Drizzle with maple syrup to taste.

Note: I saved the stems for a stir-fry later on in the week.

 

Enjoyed with Sencha green tea. :)

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Thank you all so much for your comments in my health issues post. I’m still working my way through them and wanted you to know how much I appreciate your support, stories, and experiences. I had my ultrasounds yesterday and I should know my results by Thursday. Today, I meet with the naturopath! Can’t wait to hear what he says.

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1 Rebecca Jo September 27, 2011

This sounds AMAZING! Will definitely be trying this!

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2 Carms May 21, 2014

Thanks so much for posting this! Its one of my favorite salads at Whole foods but was always too intimidated to make it at home by myself.

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3 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat September 27, 2011

Yummmm! The detox salad is one of my faves at Whole Foods! I made a re-creation of it too (http://wp.me/pSUCS-2hN) and there’s a picture of the kelp granules I found – they were at my local health food store in big jars – i thought the whole section was spices but I was pleasantly surprised (and completely wowed!) by the number of seaweed products and other herbal remedies there. Maybe we should each whip up a batch of our salads and have a taste-off in WF?? ;)

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4 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Yes that is a great idea! :) We need to go SOON!

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5 Julie @ Shining From Within September 27, 2011

Whole foods does simple food perfectly. SO much flavor in so little ingredients. Love recreating their salads :)

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6 Kat September 27, 2011

this looks so good! I love make-for-the-week recipes. My pregnant appetite cannot wait for dinner after work!

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7 Laura September 27, 2011

Okay seriously we must be on the same page with cruciferous veg or something. I just posted a sort of similar cauliflower salad on my blog yesterday! I love it all small and grain-like. Goes down waaaaay easier.

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8 Monique Koch September 27, 2011

This salad looks awesome! Heading to the grocery store tonight to gather all ingredients. Thanks for posting. :-)

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9 Dawn @ Blonde on a Mission September 27, 2011

This looks so amazing!!! I’d love to make this as a side dish for family get togethers!

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10 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen September 27, 2011

This looks amazing Angela! I’m so stealing this idea for the broccoli in my fridge. Steaming/roasting is getting old ;)
PS-your carrots are cute :)

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11 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Thanks :) I miss them.

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12 kathleen @ the daily crumb September 27, 2011

i always add this salad to my plate at the WF salad bar, but have never thought to recreate it at home! thanks for breaking it down into such easy steps :)

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13 Ari@ThE DiVa DiSh September 27, 2011

oh i love the bar at whole foods! This salad sounds so refreshing and nutritional! I love to process raw veggies into small shreds, because they are easier to eat…I’m thinkin’ this salad is right up my alley!! :-)

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14 VeggieGirl September 27, 2011

I should do this too- use store brought salads for inspiration! When Im eating out I will eat salads with ingredients I would never use at home- raw cauliflower/brocolli/squash- I would NEVER do that at home because I would think they at least need to be steamed, but Im proven wrong whenever I buy a delicious salad and all these odd ingredients somehow work and are flavorsome and digestable!

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15 Carolyn @ HealthKitten.com September 27, 2011

I am so trying this! I did a bit of research and kelp granules are used as a salt substitute, so I might forego the additional salt. I think this would be good with lime juice…possibly grapefruit juice…in place of the lemon.

Hope you get some good news from the doctor!

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16 Jesse September 27, 2011

This sounds like a delicious salad! I eat a huge salad every day for lunch so I will be making this very soon! Do you think it would be enough for five big lunches?

Have fun today with the naturopath; I truly believe that you can cure everything with food/diet.

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17 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

I think you could get away with 5 lunches….2 cups per day. Then add on whatever snacks you want too!

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18 Victoria (District Chocoholic) September 27, 2011

So delicious-looking and veggie-filled. I definitely want to try this.

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19 Kerry September 27, 2011

Love your new banner!!

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20 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Thanks Kerry :)

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21 Jenny September 27, 2011

Heh heh, I love “stealing” the Whole Foods hot bar recipes, too! They’re always made from all “real food” ingredients, so the only challenge at home is nailing those ingredients in the right amounts…

I haven’t seen this at my Whole Foods, but will definitely take your word that it’s great and give it a try! I don’t like raw broccoli or raw cauliflower either, but at a vegan restaurant in downtown Vancouver I tried them processed like this (the cauliflower was called “ryce” and they mixed it with raw sesame seeds) in a “marinated curry bowl” and it was so fantastic that I recreated it at home, too! I guess the secret to making some raw veggies taste good (e.g. kale, cauliflower…) is in adding something acidic (vinegar, lemon juice) to tame their flavour…

Will keep my fingers crossed for you, in regards to the health front! I hope your meeting with the naturopath goes especially well. :) All the best!

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22 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

mm that sounds delicious! raw curry, who knew?

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23 Anna @ On Anna's Plate September 27, 2011

If this is what detox looks like…sign me up!! ;-)

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24 Caitlin @ Vegetarian in the City September 27, 2011

that looks delicious! copying Whole Foods recipes is genius!! I’m definitely stealing this trick :)

have a great day!!

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25 Emma @ Getting There & Going Places September 27, 2011

This looks like a great salad! and a detox is exactly what I need right now! Will definitely be trying this!
Thanks for figuring this recipe out! :D Those of us who don’t have a Whole Foods (let alone their delicious food) we need you! :D

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26 jess @ cupcakes and kale September 27, 2011

looks amazing angela! i bet if you just sliced up some dried nori {for sushi wrapping} nice and fine it would blend really well with the salad.

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27 Sierra September 27, 2011

It sounds good and it looks good, but everyone around me (including myself) would totally hate me if I ate this! :O

I stole an ingredient list from Whole Foods and made the most amazing soup one time…..nummers! :)

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28 ca September 27, 2011

such a great idea! i’m taking pics of the labels next time i go to whole foods, too. :)

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29 Sara September 27, 2011

Keep us posted on the naturopath. I found one nearby but it’s outrageously expensive. I’m seeing a yoga therapist tonight which is supposed to help with the anxiety part of IBS. Like you said, I’m ready to try anything too.

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30 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

I hope you find one who is more affordable. They are quite expensive and my poor wallet is going to be sucked dry! But if it gives me relief, I think it will be worth it.
A yoga therapist sounds cool!

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31 Samantha - www.sammy-jane.blogspot.com September 27, 2011

I sadly live in a city with no Whole Foods :( We are getting a Trader Joe’s in a few months and the whole city is celebrating! I really appreciate you spreading the Whole Foods joy with us sad sad folks who miss out on the first hand goods! This salad is on the ‘to make’ list! I need to do a search but I also love curry lentil salads… just sayin’… :)

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32 Christina September 27, 2011

With the tea this sounds like a serious detox dish! I don’t remember ever having raw cauliflower so I’m a tad leary of this. I’d definitely try it out though :)

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33 Sue September 22, 2013

Has a cabbage taste and is so yummy and healthy!

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34 Alex @ Raw Recovery September 27, 2011

I love whole foods! That’s a great idea to look and see what the ingredients are and re-create it at home.

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35 Jill in Chicago September 27, 2011

Oh My Glows, this is my favorite salad at WF!!! I love to eat it as a ‘salad topper’ over fresh spinach and romaine.

This might be a silly question, but did you use your food processor’s “S” blad to chop? (Or should I be using a different attachment for veggie chopping?)

Thanks for the recipe!

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36 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

:D

Yes, I used the regular S-blade! I just pulsed it a bit at a time. :)

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37 Kathleen September 27, 2011

This looks delicous , and I agree – one of my favorite things about going to WF salad bar is recreating some of their dishes. How did Eric like this? I wonder if my hubby would be interested in this. Thanks for sharing…your recipes always inspire me to kick up my veggie intake a knotch!

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38 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

he’s trying it for lunch today…so hopefully he likes it! I think the maple syrup might do the trick :)

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39 Hilliary @ Happily Ever Healthy September 27, 2011

This looks so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe! I hope all goes well tonight with the naturopath!

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40 Noelle (@singerinkitchen) September 27, 2011

I am totally making this tonight! Last night I made a potato-broccoli salad with red pepper, carrots, and a light dressing. YUM. I can’t wait to taste this and I DO have kelp granules too!

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41 amanda September 27, 2011

I cannot believe you had this last night from WF, SO DID I! I was just picking up a few things and saw it and knew I had to try it! Thanks for getting a recipe for it!

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42 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Great minds think alike ;) I felt so good after eating it…def going to be on regular rotation from now on.

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43 Moni'sMeals September 27, 2011

This looks just great, so easy, and really delicious.

I too go to W Foods and see what I can make at home from the food bar!

Keep us posted this week on your updates, thinking of ya. :)

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44 Valerie September 27, 2011

Ang! I wish you could make my office-lunch every day!

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45 Jen @ keepitsimplefoods.com September 27, 2011

Looks tasty and pretty! Good luck with your appt today!

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46 Shelley @ MileHighHealthy September 27, 2011

This salad looks so refreshing, I can only imagine how energizing it is! Parsley is a great detoxifier for the liver too. I love copying the whole foods vegan salads. My favorite was a waldorf inspired salad made with wheatberries, quinoa, celery, apples, and raisins and tossed in a light orange juice and olive oil dressing. Yum!

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47 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

That sounds fantastic! I dont think Ive tried that one.

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48 kristle May 30, 2012

that sounds like one i just made over the weekend! it was so yummy for lunch at work today :) here’s the recipe i used, but i had to pick between about 4 similar ones i’ve had bookmarked for a while now. i should’ve made this sooner! http://takebackyourtable.com/2012/02/greater-grain-wheat-berries-and-a-recipe-for-sweet-and-tangy-wheat-berry-salad.html

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49 Sue September 22, 2013

Shelley, do you have more quinoa salads or recipes? Have just started eating quinoa and have made 2 salads with it which I love…Any hints or tips using this great “grain” would be helpful and appreciated!!!

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50 jackie hatch! September 27, 2011

cant wait to hear about your experience with the naturopath! i would love to see one myself. good luck :)

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51 Heather @ Get Haalthy with Heather September 27, 2011

This sounds so refreshing! I can just feel the energy I’d get from it. Great recipe inspiration!

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52 lynn @ the actor's diet September 27, 2011

i love the whole foods detox salad! thanks for the recipe

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53 Lillian September 27, 2011

This sounds fantastic! I love that you also try to re-create salads from Whole Foods — I’ve done that many times too, but I think your results look far better than mine did. :)

Also, regarding your tummy troubles, I feel your pain. I’ve had IBS all my life, and it’s no party. I hope the diagnostics and the naturopath are able to figure out what’s up and find a good solution – until then, I’m sending many tummy-soothing thoughts your way!

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54 Kiran @ KiranTarun.com September 27, 2011

Mmmm.. that’s one delicious looking salad, albeit it’s detox qualities. WF’s hot and cold bars are so expensive. It’s nice to recreate their recipes at home, without breaking the bank :D

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55 Jessica @ Dairy Free Betty September 27, 2011

:) YUMMO!! In my raw foods class I did we made a salad like this, but made it curry and extra cumin with plump raisins, but the rest of the ingredients were the same. So good!!!

This is beautiful too – awesome for a potluck type dinner!

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56 Cait's Plate September 27, 2011

It’s incredible to me that you were able to just create your own version of this. It looks AMAZING. I would gladly detox any day if it meant eating things this delicious!

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57 Faith @ For the Health of It September 27, 2011

I dislike raw broccoli and cauliflower too. Actually, I’m not a big fan of most raw veggies, come to think of it. The texture of this just looks really fun, though, so I would probably be more enthusiastic about eating this than a honk of broccoli straight off the stalk!

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58 angela @ PattycakesnPancakes September 27, 2011

Hey girl! I just love Whole Foods. I haven’t tried this salad before but anything with anti-cancer properties is fabulous in my book. Being a cancer survivor, I try to fuel my body with healthy foods. Although this past weekend I think I may have had a bout with Diverticulitis. I love seeds and nuts so Im hoping it wasnt that. But anyways, I just came back from a MRI for my followup checkup to make sure the c word is still gone. This is the perfect recipe and just what I need today. I feel like you and I are on the save wavelength. You post topics and recipes on days when I need them the most. Thanks for being such an inspiration. My thoughts are with you and I hope your results turn out ok. xxoo

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59 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Angela, I’m so happy to hear that your tests came back cancer free. I can imagine something like that would change you in so many ways, including what you eat. I hope you enjoy the salad!
Thanks for your positive thoughts regarding my tests. :)

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60 Aine @ Something to Chew Over September 27, 2011

This looks so good! I love how tiny all the bits are :)

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61 Anna @ Food Fitness Frolicking September 27, 2011

This salad looks really yummy..especially with the maple syrup drizzled atop. Oh and I know this is a tad late, but related to your health post, I have suffered from syptoms similar to yours in the past and I have found that probiotics help tremendously! Maybe you should give it a try? I hope everything goes well today!

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62 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Hey Anna, It’s a great suggestion- I started taking probiotics about 6 months ago and I find they do help a lot! I ran out and didn’t take them for a couple weeks and noticed a big difference, for the worse. Im back to taking them daily now :)

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63 Amber K September 27, 2011

Can’t wait to see what the naturopath has to say. I have considered trying to find one for myself because I seem to have issues with various foods and it has been hard to try and pin them all down and I realllllly don’t want to do an elimination diet. Although, I think that’s what they’d tell me to do anyway!

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64 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

lol…I too am worried I will have to do an elimination diet. eek!

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65 Katie @ Peace Love and Oats September 27, 2011

This looks so good and perfect for packing my lunches and dinners at school! I’ll have to give it a try next week!

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66 J3nn (Jenn's Menu and Lifestyle Blog) September 27, 2011

That salad does sound very refreshing and rejuvenating! I love all of the fresh, whole ingredients. Sounds great. :)

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67 Heather (heathers dish) September 27, 2011

What a delicious way to detox! :)

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68 Amy September 27, 2011

Hi Angela, thanks for another awesome recipe, I have had this salad at whole foods but never even thought about making it myself, so I will this weekend! :D I was recently diagnosed with PCOS as well, so I am eating cleaner than ever now, I found out when I did preliminary testing at a fertility clinic. This is something you should look into, there is no cost to do preliminary testing and the doctors really know the reproductive system so not much of a chance of a “misdiagnosis”. Something for you to think about, with that said your blog is great and thanks for being such a great inspiration to us all! :D

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69 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Hi Amy,
I didn’t know that you could get preliminary testing done! Thanks for letting me know.
What does the testing involve?

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70 Amy September 28, 2011

I am seeing Dr. Heather Cockwell @ The Oakville Fertility & Health centre, she is amazing! I went because we have been trying to conceive and no luck after 1 year. They did blood tests & ultrasound/sonogram right there in the clinic and from your bloodwork they confirm your hormone levels, they diagnosed me with pcos based on blood tests and ultrasounds they did. It is great that they do all these tests right there in the clinic and they are very accomodating on appt times etc they get you in quick. The staff are very positive and very friendly. All this testing is covered by Ontario government, I am also going to see a Naturopath in a few weeks that specializes in PCOS, Dr. Pamela Frank in Toronto, let me know how yours goes! :)

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71 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 28, 2011

Thank you so much for the info! I will certainly check them out. :)

Im glad that you are getting answers you so deserve.

My 1st apt. with the naturopath went very, very good. It was therapeutic, in a strange way. It’s amazing to be listened to in a health care situation. I’m not used to that.

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72 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey September 27, 2011

THat is one of my FAVORITE prepared salads from WF!

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73 Lesley Betts September 27, 2011

Thanks for breaking down this recipe, Angela. Whole Foods has some amazing salads at their prepared food counter, but I often find buying enough for more than one serving cost prohibitive. This seems really reasonable to make at home, and sounds dee-lish! Thanks again!

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74 Heather September 27, 2011

This is fabulous. It’s so funny because I always do the same thing…get so excited about mimicking a Whole Foods dish that I tried, only to completely defeat the purpose by forgetting all of the ingredients. Glad to know I’m not alone.

This (along with 678543 of your recipes) is added to my must-make list!

Stay lovely,
Heather

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75 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

haha you better get cracking! ;)

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76 Vir September 27, 2011

this salad looks amaaazing, i know what i’m having for lunch tomorrow!
i never commented here before but ive been following the blog for a while, and i really hope the results turn out ok :)!

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77 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Thank you!

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78 Kathryn September 27, 2011

This looks awesome! My husband and I eat the same way when we dine at whole foods. Pizza for Ryan salad bar for me. I wish they didn’t weigh the food by weight though! We have a place called Fresh Choice (I think it is similar to Sweet Tomatoes) that does a to go salad for $4.99 – I love that it is a flat price. Since I’m so frugal I especially love that you recreated that salad!

I’m going to make this today and I’ll juice my stems! Hope you don’t have to do a elimination diet!

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79 Maryea @ Happy Healthy Mama September 27, 2011

I love hat this salad is oil free! Need to try this for sure.

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80 Lauren @ What Lauren Likes September 27, 2011

Yum! I am not a fan of the raw cauliflower, but this looks so great :)

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81 Tracey September 27, 2011

Looks delicious! After my birthday last week, and the day after day of birthday cake eating, I’m in need of some good, clean food. I’ll definitely try this out!

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82 Heather @ Better With Veggies September 27, 2011

I forgot the rule about descending proportions – good reminder! I love that you were inspired by the salad bar at Whole Foods, recipe inspiration is everywhere. :) This looks delicious!

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83 Sarah with Veggie Kids September 27, 2011

This is exactly what I was in the mood for today! What a great idea to take a picture of WF’s ingredients list. I’m like you in that I like to recreate some of their great foods. My favorite is their Aloha Sushi Roll with mangos, avocados, carrots and lettuce in a rice paper wrap…so good, but expensive so I just make my own!

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84 Anna @ The Guiltless Life September 27, 2011

YUM! I love re-creating restaurant/store recipes, whether it’s healthifying (I made that word up) Starbucks drinks/treats (my latest crusade is to healthify the pumpkin cream cheese muffin!) or just re-creating already healthy options from yes, insanely expensive salad bars like Whole Foods! I can’t wait to try this, so thanks for doing the work!

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85 katie@ KatieDid September 27, 2011

I love the little health facts your added in there and why it works to detox the body. That’s a great choice for you right now especially as your working out your health issues and I’m sure it was easy on the gut. Looks awesome!

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86 Ellie@fitforthesoul September 27, 2011

haha that always happens to me too! When I want to recreate something at home, I try to make sure at the grocery store that I remember, but then I forget. That’s why taking pictures helps. It’s so funny though, when people started walking by me, and I’m taking pics of groceries with…my..dslr…they look perplexed :P lol

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87 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

I know…’normal’ people must think ‘why is that insane person taking a picture of the salad bar…?’ :)

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88 Katie September 27, 2011

I always take pictures at WF and elsewhere to remember recipes to recreate, love it!

I have the majority of the ingredients in my fridge right now, I was just trying to think of how I could use cauliflower so I’m definitely going to try this tonight!

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89 bitt of raw September 27, 2011

i love the idea of one-upping whole foods by making some of their stuff at home. they have a garlicky kale salad i just love, i’ll take a pic next time (if I can do it sneakily) and if I can’t figure it out, maybe you can for me! you’d like it.

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90 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

that sounds good, let me know if you make it!

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91 bitt of raw September 27, 2011

i saw it there today and totally forgot to sneak the pic. oh well, next time.

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92 The Mrs @ Success Along the Weigh September 27, 2011

Wow! This looks great and I’m going to share this with a friend who lives at Whole Foods pre-made bars. Thanks for deconstructing…uh, then reconstructing! :-)

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93 Katie September 27, 2011

I totally take pictures of the ingredients lists at WF too! I love their vegan salads, but haven’t seen this one yet. I’ll have to give it a whirl…I’m kind of an oddball in that I love raw broccoli and cauliflower.

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94 Kaila @healthyhelperblog! September 27, 2011

That is one of my all time favorite salads from Whole Foods! SO YUMMY!!!

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95 Jenny September 27, 2011

I definitely need to make one of these ASAP! Looks delicious :)

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96 Danica @ It's Progression Not Perfection September 27, 2011

Sounds so good! I’m always looking for new salads to bring to work for lunch, thanks for sharing : )

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97 gia September 27, 2011

Aaand this is why I love your blog! Real food. I will go get some of the last cauliflower, carrots and broccoli at the farmers market this wknd and make this! Pefect for my work lunch. Lately, have been doing a whole zuchini, a whole tomato, 1/3 onion, some cauli, and chunks of mozzarella with italian dressing, so, so good. I will need to figure out more protein for this recipe. xo

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98 Ashley September 27, 2011

Hello Angela,

I stumbled on your website a couple days ago and now it is one of my favorite places to look for new recipes!!! Your recent recipe for a detox salad gave me a thought, have you ever done a “cleanse” or even some kind of eating challenge?

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99 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Hey Ashley, Glad you found the blog! I haven’t done a cleanse or detox before, but I hear I might have to do an elimination diet to test for food sensitivities. If that’s the case I will blog about it.

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100 Kaitlyn@TheTieDyeFiles September 27, 2011

I had no idea about the glucosinolates in cruciferous veggies. Very cool! I do know that I love the WF salad bar and wish it didn’t cost $8/lb, because I’m fairly certain my entire LivingSocial gift certificate is going down the drain. Unless I make this first, of course!

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101 Rhona September 27, 2011

Angela, this salad speaks to me! I love cauliflower and look for ways to eat brocolli as I dont really like it but small like this, I can manage it. I hope I can make a bowl of this for my lunch tomorrow. So fresh and nutient packed. Hm. Thanks.

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102 char @ char on a mission September 27, 2011

I JUST got this at Whole Foods on the weekend, too…small world!! I kinda dipped into everything at the salad bar though. So worth it!

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103 Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga September 27, 2011

Your salad is beautiful and I love the fresh from the ground carrots with the dirt still on them. Now that is eating local and seasonal at its finest :)

And I bet the currants and raisins in the salad are perfect!

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104 Sarah September 27, 2011

Did you go to the Whole Foods in Missisauga? I’ve been looking forward to trying it out!

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105 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

Yes, it’s lovely!

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106 Lisa (bakebikeblog) September 27, 2011

What a delicious looking salad!! I love trying to recreate dishes I see ‘out’ when I get home too!

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107 Melanie September 27, 2011

Hi Angela,
This recipe sounds great! I was reading some of the other posts and read that you may have to do an elimination diet. It’s a tough thing to do (I did one about 7 years ago). There is a blood test that you can do that will let you know about your food sensitivities that works so much better!! A simple finger poke and a two week wait (in my case) and all my food sensitivites were there on paper. Much more convienent to do than the elimination diet. I’m sure that your naturopath would be able to access something like that in Ontario. Hope this helps. Good luck!

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108 Ashley September 27, 2011

Umm, can I just tell you how jealous I am that you pulled those carrots fresh from YOUR garden??? So fun! I laughed when I spotted the kelp granules at WF today. :)

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109 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

I knew they would have them…lol. The salad did come from WF right? Silly worker.

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110 Molly @ RDexposed September 27, 2011

I wish I would have had some of this during sophomore year of college on Sunday afternoons when I woke up…if you know what I mean.

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111 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

i hear ya!

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112 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin September 27, 2011

This looks awesome! I’m one of those weirdos who loves raw broccoli and cauliflower, so this is perfect for me. And it’ll really help my WF withdrawal, since I go to school 2 hours away from the Oakville WF. I’m starting to really miss it! :P

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113 Rufina Gillette September 27, 2011

Oh my goodness! Can’t wait to try it…when my husband and I went on vacation last year to California, I made it a “vegetarian”-themed two weeks, since there is such great selection out there, compared to my small town in northern New York. Whole Foods was a regular stop. Came across “The Veggie Grill” and their FABULOUS kale salad, appropriately called “All Hail Kale!”. Here’s a copy of the recipe, I know you’ll love it too:
http://gardenstotables.com/recipes/salads/140-all-hail-kale-from-the-veggie-grill

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114 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 28, 2011

mmm that looks good!

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115 Emma (Emma+Jacob) September 27, 2011

Ohhh sucks that we do not have WholeFoods here! But that salad is super! It looks just like my go-to salad here at home. Never occurred to me to use kelp though :D Thanks for sharing this! And I’m always praying for you!

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116 Eat Hike Sleep Repeat September 27, 2011

I have a photo collection of the ingredient lists of all of the expensive raw crackers. The photos get printed and stuffed in my recipe box.
Great looking salad, but raw broccoli? One word: gas!

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117 Anne September 27, 2011

I had this at Whole Foods today! It was amazing, and I will definitely be re-creating, using your recipe. Thanks!

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118 Katrina September 27, 2011

Love this! Can’t wait to try :)

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119 Sarah September 27, 2011

looks awesome! I’ve been needing some good new meal ideas that are raw, vegan, gf & sf!

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120 Megan September 27, 2011

I LOVE the new fall blog header! Yea fall! :)

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121 Bethany September 27, 2011

I’m glad I’m not the only one trying to remember the ingredients lists to Whole Foods’ prepared salads! I’m ALWAYS scoping out what they’ve got, but then I never remember to write it down :0) Thanks for sharing this! Looks amazing!

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122 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 27, 2011

amazing food can cause temporary memory loss! ;)

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123 Tatomme @ Fresh Potater September 27, 2011

Mmm I used to work at a store/deli like WF…I need to remember some of those salad recipes as yes, they are pretty incredible! I love broccoli salads.

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124 kathleen September 27, 2011

And I thought that I was the only one who took pics of those WF’s salad ingredient list. I’m obsessed with WF kamut salads. I thought the blueberry one I recreated this summer turned out good but yours looks way better. I’ll have to give it a try

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125 Leanne @ Healthful Pursuit September 27, 2011

We don’t have Whole Foods here in the prairies (hehe), but we do have Planet Organic! They too have a salad bar that I love going to. But you’re right, it’s SO expensive. I’ve recreated many of their recipes and added my own personal touches. Great work on the salad :)

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126 dragonfly180 September 28, 2011

yum! that looks really delicious! i’ve never had currants. i don’t even know if i can get them. i wonder if cranberries would work in their place. might have to try this soon. thanks for the recipe! :)

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127 Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers September 28, 2011

This salad looks so good! I’m making it tonight! I could use a detox salad with all the sweets I have eaten lately. I see pudge forming in my belly!! Funny how the body craves fresh nutritious foods!!

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128 Hannah September 28, 2011

I know I’ll love this! I’ve eaten broccoli and cauliflower half-steamed, half-raw almost every night for six months… they’re always the cheapest veg, so just as well I love them! :P

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129 Leslie September 28, 2011

I, too, love the Detox Salad from WF, but stopped buying it due to the cost. I can’t thank you enough for the recipe and instructions!!

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130 LizAshlee September 28, 2011

I love Whole Foods…so much inspiration to make delicious recipes like the detox salad!!

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131 Amelia @ princessandthefrosting September 28, 2011

That looks so good and tasty! Anything inspired by whole foods will obviously be delicious! Great pics :)

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132 Kristen @ Popcorn on the Stove September 28, 2011

This looks delicious! I’ve never actually eaten raw cauliflower before but I figure that since I eat so much of it cooked, it’ll be fine. I want to try this ASAP.

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133 Angela@veggievinyasa September 28, 2011

This looks soooo good. I’m not a fan of raw cauliflower and broccoli either, but it looks good chopped up so small. I’m transitioning to a mostly plant-based diet, and I’ve found the food processor is my new best friend. Thanks for sharing!

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134 Get Skinny, Go Vegan. September 28, 2011

I make this at home too. It’s one of the only things I get at their salad bar!!
I always wonder if the kale, etc…on their salad bar is organic. It does not say that it is!

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135 lesley graham September 28, 2011

i just made this and subbed apples for raisins and walnuts for sunflower seeds. YUM. thanks for all of the great + healthy recipes!

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136 Laureen September 28, 2011

This looks like my kind of salad and who doesn’t need some detox after a yummy sweets filled vacation? Well, I will, that’s for sure. I’ve still got a few days of Oceanside bliss to go, so for now, I will just have to add your link to my Must-Make-It page (http://wp.me/P1OnhQ-2h) Thanks for sharing!

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137 Christina September 28, 2011

Enjoying this delicious salad right now.

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138 France September 28, 2011

I love this salad. I recreated one that was made with peanuts currants and wheat berries in a thai vinaigrette, also from WF, it was delicious. I love the use of broccoli and cauliflower in this recipe. It’s definitely something I could eat more of.

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139 Sarah@inspirebeautiful.blogspot.com September 28, 2011

This is random, but a friend of yours also has a food blog that I loved and can’t remember the name now. I had it bookmarked on my computer but after taking it in to get fixed I came home and realized they erased everything!! I remember reading on her blog about a friend coming over, and having your cooking adventures and then I realized the friend was you! : )

I have half the ingredients for this salad on hand, so I am off the get the rest now! Yum!

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140 Ana September 28, 2011

Just made your salad- turned out great!! The syrup adds such a surprising finishing touch! Thanks for the recipe!

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141 Stephanie @SnackingonSunshine September 28, 2011

Hahaha, Angela, I have the exact same WF ingredient snapshot on my iphone. Once again you’ve read my mind and posted EXACTLY what I was looking for!! xo

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142 Alexis @ hummusapien September 28, 2011

the other day at WF I was staring at the garlicky kale salad ingredients (my FAVORITE thing ever) and thinking, heck yes, I could totally make this!! But hey, if you beat me too it, I wouldn’t mind at all :)

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143 michelle September 28, 2011

I’m so intrigued every time you post a salad recipe. Your combinations are always so amazing!

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144 Kathy September 28, 2011

that salad looks AMAZING!

http://milk-and-tea.blogspot.com

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145 Krista September 29, 2011

Do you think this would still be yummy if I put dried blueberries in it?

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146 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 29, 2011

I think it would!

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147 Carrie September 29, 2011

I can’t wait to try this.. I’ve been looking for a detox salad that didn’t cost a fortune and could be altered at home to my tastes… I think I’ll leave the broccoli and cauliflower a little chunkier because i love those raw! Detox that tastes good and looks good too!

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148 JT September 29, 2011

This salad is great with a splash or two of apple cider vinegar, also :) Next time I make this I’m going to add some apples too!! Yum, thanks for the recipe Angela!

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149 Jodi September 30, 2011

I buy this salad all the time at WF’s. I LOVE it! I also have good intentions of going home and recreating it but have not yet. I think I will have to now. Thanks!

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150 Karine September 30, 2011

I made this salad yesterday and it was great! A few people at my school liked it as well! ;)

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151 Carly October 1, 2011

Thanks for another AMAZING salad! My husband I just ate it and are in heaven! You are seriously talented:)

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152 Angela (Oh She Glows) October 2, 2011

So happy you enjoyed it! :) I’m even more happy your husband did too.

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153 Eva October 2, 2011

I’ve wanted to try this one out since you posted it, but never got round until just now. I halved the ingredients because I didn’t feel like eating the same salad three days in a row, and now I’ve already polished off half of it and have to force myself to not eat the other half which is supposed to be my work lunch tomorrow. Next time I’ll use the original measures for sure…it’s delicious! I’m not vegan (or vegetarian) but your blog gives me really creative ideas what to do with veg. Thanks!

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154 Jennifer October 2, 2011

Sadly no Whole Foods here..so huge thank you for sharing something new to me and delicious..and super healthy! I used cranberries instead of raisins and currants and apple cider vinegar with a drizzle of honey for the dressing..so good..thanks again..have a great week :)

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155 hungryandfrozen October 3, 2011

Like others, I’m glad I’m not the only one who looks at ingredient labels for cheaper inspiration. Definitely going to try this, it’s ages since I’ve had a good raw salad like this.

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156 Sarah October 3, 2011

I found your blog about 3 days ago and am so excited I have! I made the switch to vegan October 1 and was looking for lots of blogs to help support this lifestyle change. I have found so many exciting things to try on your blog. I made this salad for lunch and it was perfect. I typically do not love raw broccoli either, but in this it was perfect. I put just a pinch of cinnamon and a teaspoon of maple syrup and really enjoyed it. Thank you! I’m so glad you’re out there!

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157 Angela (Oh She Glows) October 3, 2011

I’m glad you’re out there too! Thank you Sarah :)

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158 Robin October 3, 2011

I made this salad on Saturday…my husband (and I) loved it! He took the rest of it to work this morning. Thank-you so much! He is already requesting me to make it again.

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159 Bliss October 3, 2011

I was pretty skeptical of this salad (well, raw cauliflower in general) but decided to try it since broccoli, cauliflower, and parsley were on sale. I’m glad I did, because it’s absolutely fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

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160 Tina October 7, 2011

I love doing the same thing at Whole Foods and yes, I can never remember the ingredients list. You are a life saver! My husband is a big meat eater and the main cook in the house as I tend to our toddler. However, I’m really starting to feel the effects (sluggishness) weighing me down. I tried this recipe from their salad bar one day and loved it! Yes, it does have great energy!! Thanks so much for doing the leg work and posting this recipe!! All best….

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161 Angela (Oh She Glows) October 7, 2011

Hey Tina, I hope you enjoy the salad!

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162 Sonia The Healthy Foodie October 7, 2011

Hey Angela, I just made this tonight and it is absolutely wicked! I never thought raw cauliflower could be so good as the main ingredient in a salad. Thanks much for sharing that recipe. :)
It shall make an appearance on my blog sometime soon!

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163 Julia Lomas October 11, 2011

I made this for lunch and added a little balsamic and honey for flavor rather than Maple Syrup. Delicious! Am going to eat this with baked tofu tonight for dinner.

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164 Sharie Markby-Martin October 13, 2011

I cant wait to try these recipes!:)

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165 Becky October 14, 2011

Got almost everything to make a big batch of this for my lunches at work this week. Couldn’t find currants, and I don’t care for raisins, but would craisins work (died cranberries)? I’ve been wanting to try this since I read this post.
PS: Started making your no-bake Chocolate Mousse, and got as far as the crust, but my avocados weren’t ripe enough. The crust was great, though. Time will tell about the mousse! LOL I love your blog. It gets me through the long workday. :-)

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166 Meg October 18, 2011

Cannot wait to try this!! Looks so good – I’ve never seen it at my local Whole Foods. Also wanted to say thanks for the personal story on your stomach issues. I too have the same issues (my mother and sister both have it too) and have been trying to sort things out with a naturopath and acupuncturist – it isn’t easy! I completely feel your frustration and pain!!

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167 With Style and Grace October 22, 2011

Just made a version of this salad and it’s AMAZING!! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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168 Jennifer November 6, 2011

I made this salad today. My husband and I loved it! It’s the perfect combination of raw and sweet. I really liked it with cinnamon. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe.

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169 Angela (Oh She Glows) November 6, 2011

Glad to hear that!

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170 christine November 8, 2011

Thanks for this post. I just had the detox salad for the first time. Like you, I too find joy in recrreating dishes from Whole Foods fresh bars. It was soo good I decided to google it, & found your site. So thanks again!

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171 Mimi April 19, 2012

This looks amaaaaaaazing! I can’t wait to try this and I hope you don’t mind me pinning the link to your page on Pinterest. Thanks for sharing this! =)

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172 Angela (Oh She Glows) April 20, 2012

thanks for the pin!

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173 anny April 24, 2012

lol – way too funny, was just at whole foods this morning and saw this salad. never thought of recreating it, but now I may.

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174 Lisa Claudia Briggs April 28, 2012

I am chewing as I am writing…I know.. breaking major mindful eating laws doing this but had to write as I am loving this.. crazy good.. everything I love.. one-bowl meals are the best. I skipped the maple syrup and added a little tahini at the end.. doubled the parsley b/c I love it so.. added some dried cherries instead of the raisins.. This is that kind of recipe.. I was also dreaming of shredding in some fennel and maybe adding cilantro.
Will be eating this for days ( I made a seriously big bowl..).
Thanks Angela.. love what you’re up to.
Love and blessings,
Lisa
http://www.Intuitivebody.com
Simple Sacred Solutions For Living Beautifully In Your Body

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175 Shelly Morton April 30, 2012

This is a regular purchase for me from Whole Foods. Being that I’m not ambitious enough to try and figure out a recipe, I appreciate that you did it for me. Will try very soon. Thanks.

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176 Amy May 5, 2012

I just found and made this recipe!!! AAAAMMMAAAAAAZING!!! Thanks!! I always try to visit whole foods when I travel as there is not one close to where I live. : ( I had to substitute a few of the ingredients as I did not have everything on hand. Added pumpkin seeds also and used dried cranberries and Honey (no currants or pure maple syrup on hand). Thanks again for the post

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177 Jennifer May 24, 2012

I made a version of this today with cauliflower, kale, carrots and random herbs from my garden. I need a protein so I mixed in a packet of Tina, and OH MY!

Thank you for the inspiration!

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178 Raquel May 24, 2012

Does Cucumbers constitute as a detox food? I absolutely love cucumbers in all my salads!

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179 Jess May 25, 2012

I just made this, and it was awesome. I couldn’t find dried currants at the store so I substituted dried cranberries, and they worked quite well.

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180 Sarah May 27, 2012

dried curants taste almost exactly like rasins but mini size just to let you know

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181 Sarah May 27, 2012

made this today. wow it’s so yummy. I want to mix it with toasted buckwheat

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182 Tara May 28, 2012

Sucha a great salad/meal afte to have after all the holiday festivities and soooo yummy!

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183 Laurie May 28, 2012

Hey Angela! I’m not sure I can find currants… what could I put instead? Thanks!! :)

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184 Terrie May 30, 2012

I have never used kelp. Does it taste fishy in this salad? I am off to get the ingredients for supper!
Thanks

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185 Angela (Oh She Glows) May 30, 2012

Kelp isnt essential for this salad by any means. I didnt have any when I made it. It does have a bit of a foshy flavour (or seaweed perhaps!), so its a personal preference thing.

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186 A June 4, 2012

I made this and have eaten three servings of it in three days. It keeps quite well. I didn’t have any kelp, and it needed a little something else, so I added some ground ginger. I plan to look for kelp for the next time…and there will be a next time. I’m not a big cauliflower fan, but it works well here. I did my chopping in the blender, which made this really easy to make. Thanks for recreating this nice salad!

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187 Marya June 11, 2012

Angela, thank you for this recipe. I used what I already had in the house and substituted fresh squeezed OJ for the lemon juice, dried cranberries for currants and raisins, and pepitas for sunflower seeds, and this was an amazing salad. Very satisfying!

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188 Corinne June 11, 2012

I was skeptical of this one but I trusted you Angela. I’m crunching away on this yummy salad right now. Thanks.

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189 Allison M. Dickson July 15, 2012

I just made this, and I have to say, it is absolutely DELICIOUS! I portioned it all out for lunches this week, but I’m going back to the store for more broccoli and cauliflower tomorrow, because I fully intend to make more of this. The seasonings are so simple and delicious.

By the way, absolutely love your website. I’m starting on a new vegan lifestyle, and your website has been an absolute godsend. Thank you for all you do.

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190 Angela (Oh She Glows) July 16, 2012

Hey Allison, So glad to hear that! Thank you for your kind words too :)

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191 Ruthanna July 22, 2012

I just made this for lunch today and it was DELICOUS! I am so upset though because I forgot the Herbamare!!!! It took me such a long time to find it at Greenlife. I also added cabbage since we have plenty of it from our CSA box. I scarfed down quite a large bowl. Thank you so much!

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192 Delonna @ Chick Flick Diva August 7, 2012

Awesome recipe. I’m planning to start a detox plan this week so the recipe came at the perfect time. Thank you for the health reminders and a fabulous recipe.

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193 Chris August 22, 2012

Loved the detox salad!! Instead of lemon I used the juice from canned
pineapple and added pineapple pieces. Maybe crushed pineapple
would be good. Love your site!

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194 Lauren August 24, 2012

Just made this for the first time and absolutely loved it. I sauteed the vegetables to give it a little more flavor and it came out great. I also couldn’t find currants so I used dried cranberries instead. A lot of work, but worth it.

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195 Cinnamon & South September 13, 2012

Thanks so much for this recipe Angela, I have made it over and over again since discovering it on your blog.

I have made a few tweaks and posted an adapted version of it on my site.

Thanks again!

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196 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 13, 2012

I’m happy to hear that! I will check out your version :)

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197 Tina October 19, 2012

I made last week and it was delicious and my husband loved it too! Great way to get a lot more then at the WF’s bar!

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198 SarahT October 31, 2012

Just pinned your Detox Salad!

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199 ana November 28, 2012

Eager to try this one. Love your blog!

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200 paulina December 26, 2012

very good idea, I saw that salad last time in wholefoods thanks for the information.

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201 joon January 6, 2013

This is a mainstay meal for us. I toss in a cup of sprouted quinoa for protein and replace the raisins with dried cranberries. Chopped celery and beets are a good add in too.

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202 Ashley February 16, 2013

I’ve had a long time love affair with the WF detox salad. I don’t have one in the area and so this morning, craving it big time, I came across your recipe. Made it this afternoon – spot on! Thanks!!

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203 faye March 7, 2013

thanks for the inspiration! I added food processored beets, apples and kale to the list and it was FAN-tastic. A new staple.

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204 Sarah March 10, 2013

How long will this salad keep in the fridge?

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205 Angela (Oh She Glows) March 11, 2013

It should keep for 5 days :)

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206 Anne April 4, 2013

I love, love, love this salad! I can’t stop eating it! Thank you for this recipe!

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207 cielo April 9, 2013

Do I have to steam or boil the broccoli and califlower before i chop them?? Or is it raw??
looks delicious!

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208 Angela (Oh She Glows) April 9, 2013

it’s raw :)

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209 kristin April 17, 2013

Just made this with my 6 year old! AMAZING! love it! definitely going to be a staple in our house! :D

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210 Anna July 25, 2013

I added just a splash of balsamic vinegar, 1 cup of dried cranberries, and a drizzle of fresh honey from the back yard. It was AMAZING!

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211 Stephanie September 9, 2013

I just made this, and WOW!! It’s so delicious! I cannot wait to eat it every day this week!

Thank you!

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212 Amy September 13, 2013

This is perfect! I get this salad all the time at WF and to make it at home is awesome! I found kelp powder at a local store called Central Market and it is great in the salad. Thanks for the recipe, you never fail me!

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213 Angela (Oh She Glows) September 14, 2013

Hey Amy, I’m so happy you emjoyed it!

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214 marlies September 19, 2013

i just made it and i am pretty sure this is only gonna make 3 meals for me! i am gonna gobble this up sooo fast! it’s absolutely amazing! i added a shredded apple since i didn’t have any currants, and i must say, it’s quite fantastic! :)

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215 Rachelle October 22, 2013

I love it! I am doing the exact same thing these days: Documenting ingredients and DIYing. Thank you. :)

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216 Dianna December 22, 2013

My 16 month old son LOVES this salad (me too) but it is pricey at WF. Thanks for posting the recipe. I happened to be at the store today when an employee was setting it out. She told me the dressing they make is made from raisins, Leon, and water. I can’t wait to try your version!

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217 Doreen January 5, 2014

Just wanted to let you know I make this salad ALL THE TIME. I have added to and changed it from time to time, adding roasted beets, and/or chopped kale, whatever I feel like adding. My favorites are adding beets and figs. I find that without the seaweed granules the taste is much different and I love the seaweed added (I was surprised) I had to use “Dulse Granules” as I could not find plain seaweed granules. Also have resorted to flakes too. the seaweed makes it that much better.
Thanks for providing this recipe!

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218 Caitlin Lerch January 11, 2014

Is there any chance I could make this with frozen broccoli? Thanks!

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219 nicole alice March 7, 2014

Love it! The second time I made it I didnt have any raisins or currants so I tossed a couple small mutsu apples into the food processor too, so yummy!

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220 Jo March 25, 2014

I love this with a few crumbs of blue cheese and roasted garlic. I put less lemon, and no maple syrup.

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221 Kathleen Campbell March 31, 2014

This was a lovely lunch to have after a very unhealthy dinner the night before. And it was pretty filling! A friend of mine referenced a recipe from your website a while ago and I’ve been hooked ever since! Almost any time I have down time now I’m either scouring your website for a new recipe to try or in the kitchen making one! My husband and I thank you! :)

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222 Catherine April 29, 2014

That looks so good. I’ll bet you felt like leaping tall buildings in a single bound after eating this.

Could you grant permission for me to use this recipe and photo on our website and in an email, in exchange for links back to your blog? Please email me, if so!

One upon a time, I thought I had IBS and surprise, it turned out to be celiac disease. :P

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223 Mary G. May 4, 2014

I’m behind the times, but came across your website today while looking for inspiring recipes. Thanks much for this. I’ve got several additional recipes of yours on the roster, including blueberry-coconut steel cut oatmeal and california chicken, veggie, avocado and rice bowls. Can’t wait to try the others!

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224 Yamir May 12, 2014

Omg that’s all I can say. I’m eating as I write and this salad is awesome!!! Love it!!!! Prepped last night and I was so afraid I wouldn’t like it. Actually, I don’t… I love it!!!! Thanks, paying it forward and sharing, thanks again!!!

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225 Sree June 15, 2014

Tried this today. Love it :)

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226 Sallie September 22, 2014

Just finished making this and am having myself a bowl as I type this.

This is a good, healthy, and interesting start to a salad. Make sure you use a big bowl, and have a few spares on hand for prep work (1 for cut veggies/1 for processed veggies).

I made some changes.

It needs protein, and 1/2 sunflower seeds doesn’t cut it. Added some tomato-basil chicken sausage I fried in ghee. You could do tofu or tempeh if you want to keep it all vegan.

Salad without some good oil? Boring and tasteless!! Olive oil added. Could do avocado oil instead.

With a cup and a half of dried fruit, this does not need extra sugar. Omitted maple syrup.

This is a big salad. Takes up my largest mixing bowl. 1/2 t salt REALLY doesn’t cut it. You’ll end up adding salt to your individual bowls. Which is fine if that’s the way you play but I’d rather just get it the way I want it from the start. I just kept adding salt til I liked it.

Otherwise, this is a good salad and I’ll be making it again!

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227 Fiona December 2, 2014

Do you think I could make this with brussel sprouts instead of broccoli?

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228 Nicole January 13, 2015

I’m a little late to the party, but I just made this, and man is it just what I needed! Thanks for the delicious recipe, Angela.

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229 Kelly January 15, 2015

I love this salad and make it often (no Wholefoods in Aus!), but I always make too much.
Do you think it could be frozen?

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230 Andrea January 20, 2015

So glad you posted this. I had it while at WF and took a picture of the ingredients too!

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231 Cassie March 16, 2015

Gotta copycat Whole Foods!! Their food is the best!

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232 Charlie Flinders March 18, 2015

This salad is Delicious, try topping it with, Turkey/Chicken Breast or Tofu for added protein and to bulk it up more try adding a handful of spinach as the bed of the salad. this is indeed a detox salad but can be a protein packed gym loving meal if needed.

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233 Kim P April 23, 2015

Thanks so much for sharing the recipe..Whole Foods has really jacked their prices up on the salad bar. I bought 1/2Cup of just the detox salad the other day and paid almost 3.00 for it!!

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234 Emma May 1, 2015

This mix is great! I snack on it all day! Does anyone know how many calories?
Thanks

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235 Ana August 27, 2015

Tanks! Great recipes… Im testing right now and i will come back here to say what i think about. See you!

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236 Maria September 6, 2015

Thank you for your recipe! This looks delicious and can’t wait to try it. I was just wondering what brand and where you buy your raisins and currants? Do you get specific raisins (ie yellow raisins) or a mix? Thanks in advance!

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237 Kari November 3, 2015

Made this today. It is so good. I am not crazy about raisins so I substituted pomegranate and dried cranberries. Absolutely delicious!!

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238 luiza December 5, 2015

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239 Cait December 13, 2015

I made this yesterday for lunch and am excited to have it for the remainder of the week! I added blue cheese crumbles and chickpeas to make it a little more filling for my mid-day meal. I might also add some veganaise to it so it’s broccoli-salad esque :)

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240 Ema Gination December 25, 2015

I want to make this recipe for a family gathering, but my brother is allergic to raw carrots. I was wondering if red cabbage could be a good replacement.

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