Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Easy Wilted Garlic-Sesame Salad


Try this healthy salad and detox your body at the same time.
This is the Ultimate Detox Recipe!
4 servings, about 65 calories each

Toss dark, leafy greens in hot, garlicky oil for a cleansing and delicious dish…

1 tsp. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 lb. spinach, stemmed,
or 1 lb. Swiss chard, stems sliced, leaves torn
or 1 lb. mixture of spinach and watercress
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tsp. sesame seeds for garnish

Warm oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir until lightly browned, about 45 seconds. Add greens (do in two batches, if necessary) and toss until just wilted, 2 to 4 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

The reason that this salad helps with cleansing your colon and liver is because:

Garlic  Add it to everything — salads, sauces, spreads. In addition to the bulb’s cardio benefits, it activates liver enzymes that help filter out junk.

Sesame seeds  They’re credited with protecting liver cells from the damaging effects of alcohol and other chemicals. For a concentrated form, try tahini, the yummy sesame seed paste that’s a staple of Asian cooking.

Green leafy vegetables like spinach help detox many types of toxins.  Eat them raw, throw them into a broth, add them to juices. Their chlorophyll helps swab out environmental toxins (heavy metals, pesticides) and protects the liver.

Olive oil is oily and lubricating. It lubricates the internal system and thus helps in easy motions further regulates our bowel movement. It is advisable to take olive oil twice a day, in the day and at night, only once a week. If you take it daily it can lead to loose motions or diarrhea. This helps to flush out the harmful toxins stored in our body and thus cleansing our liver too.

Come on, try a great tasting salad and do something absolutely great for your body!

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