“Just Like The Real Thing But Vegan” Caesar Salad
- 2 heads of romaine lettuce, cleaned and coarsely chopped
- 1 cup kale, coarsely chopped
- ½ cup baked chickpeas**
- ¾ cup cashew meal (or can use 1 cup whole cashews soaked in water)
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- ¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 celery stalk, chopped
- 1 tsp agave syrup
- ½ tsp fine sea salt
- ¼ cup EVOO
In a large bowl, toss the lettuce, kale, and chickpeas. Then in a blender, mix all remaining ingredients to prepare the dressing. Dress the salad and enjoy!
- 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, and dried
- 1 Tbsp EVOO
- ½ tsp chili powder
- ¼ tsp cumin
- pinch of cayenne pepper
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place chickpeas on a baking sheet and toss with olive oil. In a small bowl, mix the remaining spices, and then coat onto chickpeas. Bake for 25-30 minutes, moving the chickpeas around on the baking sheet every 10 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes and add to salad.
My passion is to help you live your healthiest and most harmonious life, but in a way that’s realistic and practical for you as a unique individual on this planet. My philosophy is all about “balance,” never a diet since a diet is not sustainable for life, aka Kill The Diet.