Dinner/Lunch

5 Salads you have to try!

On today’s plate we have salad, actually lots of salads! 5 delicious, nutritious and filling salad ideas that are perfect as a side dish as well as a main dish. Dig in!

1. Asian Coleslaw

Salad:

red cabbage
red bell pepper
carrots
scailions
I used mandolin to shred all the veggies, but if you don’t have one you can cut it really thin.

Dressing:

2 tbsp vinegar
3 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp raw tahini
2 tbsp raw mayonnaise (recipe below)
1 tbsp raw coconut aminos
2 pitted dates
1-inch ginger
1 small garlic clove
I added some mixed greens even though it wasn’t in the original recipe, but I had some leftovers and I didn’t want to throw them away.

2. Caesar Salad

Salad:

– mix of greens
– crackers of your choice (I used Brad’s Veggie Chips – Sweet Potato)
– kale chips* (optional) – I used the same brand as above, they are really yummy

Dressing:

Makes 1 1/2 cups

1/4 cup sunflower seeds (soaked overnight)
1/8 cup pine nuts (soaked overnight)
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup cold press extra virgin olive oil
1 garlic clove
1 tbsp yellow miso
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp dulse flakes
1/4 cup water

3. Garden Salad

In the bowl we have:

handful arugula
handful spinach
1 stalk collard green
handful cherry tomatoes
handful walnuts
2 tbsp sprouted oat groats

4. Summer Salad

Salad:
– watermelon radish
– raspberries
– cherry tomatoes
– red bell pepper
– yellow bell pepper
– mixed greens

The ratio and amounts of ingredients is up to you, whatever you like and as much as you think you need to feel satisfied.

Dressing:

– 2 cucumbers
– 1 tbsp lemon juice
– 2 tbsp hemp seeds
– 1 handful dill
– 1 handful mint
– 1 small garlic clove

5. Raw Salad with Veggie Dressing

Salad:
– 2-3 cups mixed greens
– 1/2 red onion
– 1/3 cucumber
– 1 tomato
– 1/3 red bell pepper
– 1 carrot

Dressing:
– 2 tbsp sunflower seeds, soaked overnight
– 1/4 cup cashews
– 1 carrot
– 1 red bell pepper
– 1/2 zucchini
– 2 tbsp lemon juice
– 1 tbsp coconut aminos
– salt & pepper
– water* (it depends how thick you want your dressing to be)

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