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A bowl of Grapefruit, Fennel & Apple Detox Salad with Bitter Greens & Citrus Vinaigrette

Grapefruit, Fennel & Apple Detox Salad with Bitter Greens & Citrus Vinaigrette

  • Author: Carol Green
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20
  • Yield: 6 1x


Crunchy, crisp salad, the perfect balance between sweet, sour, salty & hot. Fennel lends a liquorice flavor which is balanced with the citrus flavors




¼        cup fresh Orange Juice

2          Tbsp. fresh Lime juice, plus 1 tsp. zest

2          Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar

2          Tbsp. Olive Oil

1          Tbsp. Raw Honey

2         tsp. fresh Ginger — finely grated

1          tsp. Paprika, to taste

¼        tsp. Salt, to taste


1/2       Fennel bulb, sliced finely

2          Grapefruit, red ruby segments

1          Apple, Granny Smith, finely sliced

2          medium Carrots, shaved

1/4      cup Radish, finely sliced

½         cup Cilantro, rough diced

4          stalks Spring Onion, julienne

1           Tbsp. mint, finely diced

4 oz      Baby Arugula and Kale

4 oz      Red and Green Oak leaf lettuce


  • Toss together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Peel the grapefruit and working over the bowl with a small paring knife remove the whole segments.
  • Squeeze the remaining juice into the dressing bowl. Adjust dressing for sweet or salty.
  • Using a mandolin slicer or sharp knife finely slice the remaining salad ingredients and toss through the dressing immediately.
  • Add the lettuce leaves and herbs right before serving.


This salad can be made with a variety of ingredients such as sliced bok choy, cucumber and sliced snow peas.

  • Category: salad

Keywords: detox salad, bitter foods, detox, grapefruit, fennel