Eat Clean: Digestion-Relieving Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage

If your body needs a reset| it’s time to eat clean. This lemony toasted quinoa and wilted cabbage salad is the perfect recipe for any clean-eating endeavors; not only do the flavors meld well together| but each ingredient helps aid digestion| like the fiber in the quinoa| chickpeas| and cabbage and the detoxifying properties of lemon. Serving with an optional dollop of probiotic-filled Greek yogurt will also aid in regulating your system.

Lemony Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage Salad

From Martha Stewart

Lemony Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage Salad

Quinoa Cabbage Salad


1 1/2 cups water1/2 cup red quinoa| rinsed well4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil| divided1/2 head Savoy cabbage (about 1 pound)| cored and thinly sliced lengthwise| divided1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas| drained and rinsed3 ounces pitted large green olives| such as Castelvetrano or Cerignola| halved (about 3/4 cup)1 lemon| zested and juiced1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh dillSalt and pepper to tasteNonfat Greek yogurt| for serving (optional)