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Cheezy Kale Salad

The dressing for this kale salad is creamy and delicious, with both salty and sweet flavors. The nutritional yeast also provides for a mild cheese flavor that is comforting and decadent.

Cheezy Kale Salad

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan

Serves

4

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches kale, washed and de-stemmed
  • 3/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4-6 Medjool dates
  • 1 1-inch piece of ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon no-salt seasoning
  • 1 cup coconut vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2-3 tablespoons of water, if necessary to blend
  • 8-10 scallions, chopped into bite-sized pieces

Preparation

  1. Put kale leaves in a large bowl. Make dressing by processing hemp seeds, nutritional yeast, onion, garlic, dates, ginger, no-salt seasoning, coconut vinegar and turmeric in a high-speed blender. Add water if necessary to blend. Taste for flavor and add additional dates if you prefer.
  2. Pour dressing over the kale leaves and use some clean, kitchen scissors to chop the leaves. Use a large serving spoon to stir the dressing into the leaves. Marinate for at least two hours.
  3. Before serving, stir in chopped scallions.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Carrie Forrest is a graduate student in public health nutrition, author of the popular blog, Carrie on Vegan, and creator of the recipe app, Vegan Delish. As a cancer survivor, she is keenly aware of the health benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet. Carrie has been vegan since 2010 based on her love for animals and a commitment to making the world a more compassionate place.


 

 

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