30 Apr 2013

salad, salad, salad: the main meal


Like the title says, salad should be the main meal on the dinner table! It is so important to get tons of greens in your diet, as well as veggies. Both are super low calorie, high fiber and packed with the best quality nutrition on the planet. What more do you need? Well... okay, you need raw brownies too. Note: If you don't like tofu plain and raw, then go ahead and marinate, bake, or prepare it however you like.

Mega dinner salad: serves one to four people

Dressing:
1 tablespoon each of mustard, tahini, miso, raisins
3 tablespoon sun dried tomatoes 
Water, as needed

Salad:
3 heads of lettuce, washed and ripped into pieces
1/4 cup baby tomatoes, halved
5 olives, halved
1/4 package of tofu, cubed
3 mushrooms, sliced and marinated in tamari
1/2 avocado, chopped


Blend all the ingredients for the dressing until smooth, using as much water as needed. 
Toss the lettuce with dressing until evenly coated then top with the rest of the salad ingredients. Enjoy!

14 comments:

  1. You don't mind eating the tofu just like that? I always feel like it needs to be marinated, fried, baked, blended with other ingredients, etc. But I would definitely give this a whirl. Looks so tasty :) If you have more (raw) salad recipes, please do share, I need inspiration!

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  2. AnonymousMay 01, 2013

    Nothing beats a big massive vibrant salad! When we made the transition to a Raw Vegan Lifestyle - seriously never ever has a salad tasted this good. Now we are so addicted and it feels strange to pass a day without one! Have to try your dressing. Mmhmm! Have a Beautiful day :)

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    1. SO true!! The same thing happened with green smoothies.

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  3. My mouth is watering looking at this. I love the idea of putting tofu in a salad. Never thought of that before. Can't wait to give this yummy salad a try.

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    1. Thanks! If you don't like it plain, go ahead and marinate, bake or prepare it however you like.

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  4. That looks very yummy. Perfect for summer.

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  5. AnonymousMay 01, 2013

    I never even gave raw tofu a thought before reading this! It seems strange, but I'm most certainly going to try it!

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  6. SO yummy! I love my salads and veggies and neeed loads of them every day. Makes me happy and.. happy :D
    + tons of raw chocolate, love, yoga and fresh air!
    Hapy Wednesday <3

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  7. Yum yum yum!!! This looks delicious <3

    http://sydneycorporate.blogspot.com.au

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  8. Yum! it's time for salads! Could you tell me what type of miso you use (or prefer) to make your dressings?

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    1. Sure - i used a red miso :) but it always changes

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  9. i whole heartedly agree! i LOVE salad. and that dressing is genius! i can't wait to try it!

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  10. This has become my favorite salad to date and is so easy to put together.

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