Friday, March 9, 2012

Zesty Lime Waldorf Salad

Salad Greens

2 bunches leaf lettuce, shredded
1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
purple cabbage, shredded
1 small sweet onion, sliced thinly
2/3 cup walnuts (soaked 1 hour and drained)
1-2 tablespoons hempseed (garnish per serving)

Zesty Lime Dressing

1/2 lime (juice and zest), sliced and de-seeded
4-5 tablespoons olive oil
2-3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup sunflower seeds (soaked 1 hour and drained)
1/2 teaspoon thyme
sea salt
1 - 1 1/2 cups water

Blend the dressing ingredients in a BlendTec till smooth and creamy.

For a complete meal, toss in 4 tablespoons of hempseed per each person's serving (4 tablespoons = a complete protein) and add 1/2 cup of carbohydrates for energy (example - adlay, brown rice, millet or other gluten-free cooked grain).

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