Meal Prep Detox Salad Recipe For Easter Day 2024

This meal prep detox salad combines quinoa, edamame, kale, cabbage and apple with a delicious sesame ginger dressing. It's packed with plant-based protein and perfect for traveling or an office lunch! Vegan + gluten-free. 

–   1 cup uncooked white quinoa 1 ¾ cups water 3 cups green cabbage, chopped 3 cups kale, chopped 1 12 oz bag shelled edamame, cooked 1 large apple, cut into bite-size chunk 1 cup almonds, chopped 2 avocado sriracha, optional


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–   6 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ½ cup rice vinegar 3 Tablespoons tamari 1 ½ Tablespoons sesame oil 3 Tablespoons maple syrup 1-2 large cloves of garlic 1-2" knob fresh ginger pinch black pepper


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Step 1

Rinse and drain quinoa. Add quinoa and water to a saucepan and bring the water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool for 5-10 minutes. 


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Step 2

While quinoa is cooking cook edamame if you haven't already according to package instructions.

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Step 3

Make dressing by adding all ingredients to a blender and blending until smooth and creamy. Set aside. 

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Step 4

To serve right away: In a large bowl add cooled and cooked quinoa, cabbage, kale, edamame, apple and almonds. Toss to combine. Pour dressing over salad and toss again.  

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Step 5

Portion into bowls and serve with avocado and a drizzle of sriracha if desired. 

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Step 6

To meal prep salad: Add all ingredients to glass storage containers in rows with the dressing separated. Once ready to enjoy, drizzle on dressing, mix well and top with avocado and sriracha if desired.

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