Pink Detox Salad

04.19.2016

Pink Detox Salad (from Skinny Suppers Cookbook) | Cooking Classy

Who doesn’t love a bright, colorful, flavorful salad? I absolutely love salads and of course I love them even more when they taste as good as this Pink Detox Salad does! This one will leave you asking “can this be my lunch every day?” This salad is layered with tender, crisp baby kale (I also added spinach and chard because I love that blend), fresh sweet strawberries and watermelon, tart grapefruit, juicy pomegranate arils (if you can find them this time of year, if not just omit them this time around like I did), crunchy walnuts, tangy feta and its finished off with a sweet and creamy pomegranate Greek yogurt dressing. How could you go wrong with all of that? You just can’t! There is so much goodness here packed into one incredible salad!

This recipe comes from the new Skinny Suppers cookbook by Brooke Griffin, who is the talented creator behind SkinnyMom.com. There are so many delicious looking, skinny recipes in this book I can’t wait to try! A few that I have bookmarked are the Salmon Orzo with Creamy Lemon Dill Sauce, Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta, Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps, Caribbean Jerk Chicken with Mango Salsa, Slow Cooker Asian Drumsticks, Carnitas Veggie Bowl, Grilled Chicken and Fruit Salad Wraps, Loaded Nacho Soup, Chipotle Black Bean Burgers, Vegetarian Tikka Masala and Asparagus Fries with Garlic Lemon Aioli. Okay that was a lot, but that’s just a glimpse into the deliciousness that awaits in this book! I can’t wait to try many more, especially after tasting this deliciously flavorful salad! I love that there are a lot of comfort food classics made healthier in this book, and that all the recipes are easy to follow recipes the whole family can enjoy. You can learn more about the book here and if you’d like to purchase this book you can buy it on Amazon, Barnes and Noble or from Books A Million. If you already have the book you’ll have to let me know which recipes you’ve already tried and love.
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Pink Detox Salad

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp stevia (I substituted 2 Tbsp honey)
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Salad

  • 1 pink grapefruit , peeled, segmented and seeded
  • 1/2 tsp stevia (I omitted this)
  • 6 cups baby kale (I substituted a blend of spinach, baby kale and chard)
  • 1 lb strawberries , hulled and sliced
  • 2 cups (1-inch-cubed) seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/4 cup walnuts , coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Instructions

  1. For the dressing:
  2. In a small mixing bowl stir together yogurt, pomegranate juice, vinegar, lemon zest, stevia or honey, and salt until well combined. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  3. For the salad:
  4. Sprinkle grapefruit with stevia and set aside. Divide kale among four salad bowls. Top each serving with strawberries, watermelon, grapefruit, pomegranate arils, walnuts and feta cheese. Drizzle each salad with dressing.
  5. Recipe source: recipe from Skinny Suppers by Brooke Griffin

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7 comments

  • Budidaya: hmm yummy…
    a good menu for vegetarians and people who are dieting. i will try this receipe soon April 19, 2016 at 1:09am Reply

  • Holly: This is such a pretty salad! How do you get pomegranate juice? Would that require a juicer? April 19, 2016 at 6:53am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks! You can buy it in a bottle. I like the POM brand. April 19, 2016 at 11:00am Reply

  • Melinda | Sprinkle and a Dash: Wow, that salad looks amazing, so do all the skinny recipes you mentioned. I could use a little more skinny in my life. Skinny with flavor, yum! April 19, 2016 at 4:21pm Reply

  • Laura Dembowski: This is a perfect salad. Lots of green with some fruit, nuts, and cheese. April 20, 2016 at 6:35am Reply

  • Holly: I don’t think I’ve ever seen it. Is it down the juice aisle at the store or by the produce? April 20, 2016 at 8:28am Reply

    • Jaclyn: It’s in the produce section usually, near the other fruit juices like the Naked or Bottlehouse farms juices. April 20, 2016 at 4:44pm Reply

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