Detox diet salad lunch recipes to lose weight

How to make a quick "Full of life" salad lunch? By "Full of life" I mean a delicious salad with fresh ingredients without bread! The base is leafy vegetable with a lot of different vegetables, proteins, seasonings, fresh herbs, olive oil and lemon.

Salads for detox diet weight loss plan

It's also about variety and taste in our daily meals, apart from health benefits. Personally I think it is best to have more gluten-free carbohydrates to add in the form of quinoa, amaranth, millet, buckwheat, etc.

Top 4 Detox diet salad recipes for fat loss

For your detox diet salad to be practically useful for lunch, it should be hassle free and quick to make.

Now fast is quick? I guess it's fair to say around 5-10 minutes, if the salad is ready, I would call it ideal from time perspective. Ideal to carry lunch to work or elsewhere. This should cost you in the morning almost as much time as you take to smear a couple of sandwiches.

The base of salads for detox diet is leafy vegetables, a can of legumes, protein and vegetables of your choice. If you eat the salad in the office, choose a different vegetable than the avocado and remove the dressing separately along in a small jar.

Recipe #1 Strawberry Spinach Salad

The salad has the four basic ingredients without the dressing. It's quick to make and tastes good

Detox diet strawberry salad

Usually I do not use fruit in a salad. The combination of strawberry and goat cheese made me think twice though. I say what a great combination it turned out to be!

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 50 grams of spinach
  • 100 grams of strawberries
  • 30 grams of soft goat cheese (with honey)
  • 20 grams of walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon good extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon raspberry vinegar / or apple vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard or more to taste

How do you prepare

Place the spinach on one plate. Remove the stems from the strawberries and cut into quarters and add to the spinach. Crumble the goat cheese and sprinkle with the walnuts over the salad. Make a dressing of olive oil, vinegar and mustard and pour over the salad.

Tip: Keep the strawberries and goat cheese both separated from the spinach in plastic bags in one container. Take the dressing in a small pot and pour over the salad.

Recipe #2 Quinoa salad with fennel

Weight loss detox diet with Quinoa salad

This healthy salad has all the makings of a great detox diet and tasty lunch: good protein and carbohydrates of the quinoa, tasty and beneficial nutrients from the avocado and nuts and a nice serving of vegetables with fennel and lettuce. You can taste the spring on your plate!

The salad has fennel which I associate with sun, as well as the flavor of citrus fruit.

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 2 hands lettuce of choice
  • 1 fennel
  • 1 orange hand
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 generous tablespoons of shelled pistachio nuts
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • freshly ground black pepper and pinch of sea salt

How do you prepare

Cook the quinoa according to package directions. I always add more water and cook longer than specified, it can not hurt. Peel the orange, keep two separate wedges and cut into pieces. Cut the fennel into thin slices and avocado into cubes.

Make a dressing of olive oil, honey and squeeze the two orange segments fine with your fingers. Season with freshly ground black pepper and a pinch of sea salt.

Divide the lettuce on 2 plates. Toss the quinoa, fennel, orange and avocado together and spread over the salad. Sprinkle the pistachios over it and season with the dressing.

Recipe #3 Beet Lentil Salad

Detox diet salad lentil

Salads are a great alternative to breads and this recipe is a great option. This salad is very easy to make in the morning because it takes upto 5 minutes and I can take it to the office. Yes, why not? Tasty and healthy (er) food is about good preparation. Keep the dressing and cheese still aside.

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 1 red (pre-cooked) beet
  • half a can of lentils
  • 1 tablespoon feta cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • Optional: for there mixed lettuce, parsley and walnuts

How do you prepare

Cut the beetroot into cubes. Rinse the lentils in a colander to remove added salt. Mix the beets and red lentils and crumble the cheese. Make a dressing of oil, mustard and honey and pour over the fruit & cheese mixture.

Do you have any lettuce or fresh herbs such as parsley? If yes, add to the salad.

If you're not a fan of feta, then 30 grams of goat cheese is also a good alternative.

Tip: The rest of the cooked beets, you can process the next day in a smoothie or salad with apple, arugula, avocado and dressing. Freezing for a next time is, of course, also possible.

Recipe #4 Spicy broccoli salad

Broccoli salad for weight loss

In a lunch salad, it is a requirement that it is quick and easy to make. For salad recipe you need four main ingredients. The premise is that the products for the dressing are standard items to keep in kitchen, specially when you are following a detox diet plan. in stock. Then you do the basic only buy broccoli, peppers, mango and unsalted cashews. Broccoli is one of my favorite vegetables. It's tasty nutritious and an excellent source of vitamin C.

Ingredients for 1 serving

  • 1 head of broccoli (150 grams)
  • 1/2 bell pepper
  • 1/2 ripe mango
  • 30g unsalted and unroasted cashews
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • good pinch of chilli
  • pinch of salt
  • Optional: fresh coriander

How do you prepare

Clean the broccoli. Peel the stalk and cut into cubes. Blanch the broccoli 4 minutes in boiling water, rinse immediately under cold water and drain.

Cut the peppers into strips and mango. Chop the cashew nuts coarsely. Grate briefly in a dry skillet. Make a dressing of sesame oil, lemon juice, honey, pinch of salt and a generous pinch of chilli.

Pour the dressing over the salad and sprinkle possibly fresh coriander. It's ready!

Recipe #5 Tuna lettuce Avocado salad

detox diet salad with tuna

If you ever thought to make a salad for lunch costs a lot of time, you must seriously look into this one. The good thing about this salad is that you get everything inside you need. Good carbohydrates to replace the bread, proteins of the fish, two types of green fodder, etc.

Ingredients for 2 servings

  • 2 good handfuls lettuce
  • 1 can of bean mixture tricolore (chickpeas, red kidney beans, white beans and lima beans)
  • 1 can of tuna (in water)
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon mustard

How do you prepare

Put a handful of lettuce on each plate. Rinse the bean mixture to remove added salt. Drain the tuna. Cut the avocado into cubes. Toss everything together and spread over the salad.

Make a dressing of olive oil, honey, mustard and vinegar. Bring in some nice taste with pinch of salt and pepper. Pour over the salad.

Tip: Also nice is the beet lentil salad which is also on the table in no time. Or a nice healthy chickpea salad .

Do let me know via comments, if you need any help, I'll be glad you asked :-)

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