A raw detox salad with broccoli, carrots, tomatoes and sunflower seeds perfect for cleansing the day after Thanksgiving.

The day after is for…

Sleeping in

Day After Detox Salad

and detoxing.

Detox salad

Other plans include:

-leaf blowing

-a bike ride

-cleaning the house

No Black Friday shopping over here.

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Detox Salad

Servings: 2 servings
Prep: 45 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
A raw detox salad with broccoli, carrots, tomatoes and sunflower seeds perfect for cleansing the day after Thanksgiving.


  • 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 head of broccoli, cleaned and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Combine carrots and broccoli in food processor and pulse until finely chopped.
  • Empty into a medium bowl.
  • Combine sliced grape tomatoes, sunflower seeds and cilantro in bowl.
  • Whisk dressing together (oil, vinegar, nutritional yeast, lemon and salt & pepper) in small bowl and pour on top of salad mixture.
  • Toss to combine and let sit, covered, in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.


Serving: 1SERVINGCalories: 316kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 14gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 150mgPotassium: 1589mgFiber: 13gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 13210IUVitamin C: 292mgCalcium: 184mgIron: 4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Salads
Cuisine: American

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  1. This looks soooo good! Glad I came across it- gotta love Pinterest!! Randon question- I love those adorable spoons in your pictures! Where did you get them/what are they called? I want some!! Thanks!

  2. I just made this salad today. Great recipe!

    Also, I love you’re weimaraner. I have one as well and they are the absolute best dogs!