10-Day Cleanse: Recipes (8-10)

Kale Citrus Salad with Chickpeas

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange, squeezed (4 tbs)
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • black pepper (and salt for the non-cleanse version)
  • 2 cups of curly kale or dinosaur kale
  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tangerines, peeled and separated into sections
  • 2 tbs sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds
  • 1 cup chickpeas

How to make it:

  1. In a large bowl, squeeze fresh juice of one orange and add apple cider vinegar, sesame oil, cayenne pepper, black pepper and 1 clove minced garlic. Whisk to combine.
  2. In same the bowl, add kale and cabbage. Massage the dressing made in step 1 into the leaves of the kale and shreds of cabbage for at least 2 minutes. Let the kale to sit and marinate for 30 min or more.
  3. Add shallots, red pepper, tangerine sections, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and chickpeas and toss to combine.
  4. Let the whole salad marinate in the fridge overnight, then enjoy!

Warm Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 1/2 eggplant, diced
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • black pepper (and salt for the non-cleanse version)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red kidney beans
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas

How to make it:

  1. In a medium saucepan, toast quinoa over medium-high heat for 1-2 min, being careful not to let it burn. Add water, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 min or until all water is absorbed.
  2. While quinoa cooks, heat coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add diced eggplant and zucchini and cook for 7-8 min, or until veggies are tender. Add 2 cloves minced garlic and cook for another 2-3 min. Remove from heat.
  3. When quinoa is done, remove from heat. Add sautéed veggies to quinoa, add black pepper and chili powder, and give it a good mix. (Note: when you’re not on the cleanse, add salt–it’ll taste yummier)
  4. Wait 5-10 minutes then add diced red pepper, red kidney beans, and chickpeas to the quinoa mix.
  5. Taste for seasoning, adjust, and enjoy!

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