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Lemony Detox Salad

Try this perfect summer salad to fill you up, without weighing you down.




  • 1 cup mixed salad leaves
  • 1/2 small broccoli head, cut into florets
  • 50g snow peas, trimmed and sliced lengthways
  • 1 large zucchini, grated or spiralized
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mung beans or fresh peas
  • 1/8 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/8 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 50g low-fat feta, crumbled
  • 20g alfalfa sprouts
  • 2 lemon wedges, to serve


  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Starting with bed of mixed salad leaves, add remaining ingredients, finishing with crumbled feta, sesame seeds and alfalfa.
  2. In a small jar, add dressing ingredients and shake well.
  3. Drizzle over salad and serve immediately with a lemon wedge.

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also works as a commercial food photographer and stylist, is studying a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, and is the author of two cookbooks: Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017) and Meal Prep Plan (Murdoch, 2019).

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