Packed with dark green veggies and other liver-friendly ingredients, this salad can help you heal or fight fatty liver disease with every bite.
Grilling the cabbage imparts an unbeatable smokiness to this slaw. Here, the napa is topped with a spicy dressing using gut-friendly kimchi.
Vibrant in color and loaded with flavor, this slaw is the perfect side for protein. You can prep it entirely at home and take it on the road – or take it camping, as Melissa Urban suggests in her book. If making it ahead, simply pack the salad, dressing and garnishes separately and toss together right before serving.
This rich sausage and walnut dressing freezes well and it can be cooked in a slow cooker, freeing up oven and stovetop space. The slow, even heat of a slow cooker yields moist stuffing with crispy edges.
Made from fermented soybeans, miso paste is a probiotic food that helps improve gut health. Miso paste also contains minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium. This dressing serves beautifully alongside summer slaws, soba noodles or grilled chicken.
Gut-friendly kefir adds creaminess to salad dressings. This salad makes a large portion and can be topped with a protein such as chicken or tofu. You can also serve it as a side or starter salad for 6 people.
This Mixed Pepper Slaw with Mango, Jicama & Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe is full of colorful bell peppers that are an excellent source of carotenoids.
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which also includes cauliflower and kale. These types of vegetables contain a group of substances called glucosinolates, which are broken down into compounds that may have anticancerous effects in the body.
Golden beets and apricots offer more than just a sunny hue – they also pack a punch of beneficial nutrients. Golden beets are rich in fiber and potassium, while apricots contain vision-supportive vitamin A and collagen-building vitamin C.
Our vegetarian butter leaf salad with grapefruit, avocado & buttermilk yogurt dressing is light and fresh and makes a nice side for your weeknight dinner or when company comes.
Our robust kale salad with seasoned poached chicken uses yogurt as the base for its creamy dressing, adding beneficial bacteria to every bite. We suggest looking for organic, grass-fed yogurt options. Anchovy fillets are optional here, but highly recommended – they contain omega-3 fatty acids, while being low in mercury and other toxins because they are a small fish.
Black beans, corn, cheddar and crunchy tortilla chips are the hallmark ingredients of our killer Southwest salad. Serve it in a bowl, or layer it in a glass jar and take it to go.
Coconut contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that can be helpful in preventing cancers and may have positive effects on on immunity.