Detox Lentil Salad Recipe

Lentils an ancient food are the powerhouse of nutrients. Some of the health benefits include high protein, iron, folate, vitamin B1, healthy heart, weight loss, cancer, help with digestions, and maintain healthy nervous system just to name a few.

This vegan recipe comes together fast and easy with added health benefits that help detox your body for optimum health. Include this tasty lentil salad in your lunchbox, as a main, side or as anytime healthy snack. Enjoy!


2 cups dry organic French lentils
1 bay leaf
4 cups water
1 tsp. sea salt
3 organic celery stalks, diced
1 organic red onion, finely chopped
1 organic yellow or red bell pepper, cut to bite size pieces
1 bunch organic parsley, finely chopped
½ cup raw organic apple cider vinegar
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. raw honey
2 organic garlic cloves, minced
½ tsp. turmeric
½ tsp. cumin
½ tsp. sea salt or to taste
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper


Add lentils, bay leaf, water and 1 teaspoon of salt into a medium size pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 25 – 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Drain and cool
Add cooled lentils, celery, onion, bell pepper and parsley into a large bowl
Mix dressing ingredients and add to the lentils
Mix all the ingredients until well combined. Cover and rest for 1 hour or overnight. Stir just before serving
Note: This salad will keep up to 5 days when refrigerated. Bring to room temperature before serving

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