There's nothing that can bring you closer to the earth than a meal filled with wonderful, seasonal veggies. Crunchy and fresh, it will stick to your ribs due to the addition of hemp hearts in the dressing (and a little sprinkle on top will kick it up a notch too.) Make a big bowl of this to share with the ones you love!

Hippie Goddess Salad Dressing and Shaved Spring Salad [Vegan]

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Ingredients

Hippie Goddess Dressing:
  • ½ cup fresh packed basil leaves
  • ¼ cup hulled hemp hearts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 5-6 tablespoons water
Vegetables to Shave:
  • Asparagus, ends trimmed and tips reserved
  • Carrots, trimmed and peeled
  • Radishes, washed well and trimmed
  • Cucumbers, washed and trimmed
  • Extra basil, chiffonade
  • Hemp hearts to sprinkle on top
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Preparation

Dressing:
  1. Put all the ingredients into a high power blender and process until completely smooth. Pour over the salad.
Salad:
  1. Cut all veggies with a v slicer, mandolin or vegetable peeler. Sprinkle top with the basil chiffonade and hemp hearts (if using).

Notes

This recipe is not a make ahead dressing. The basil will turn from a beautiful fresh colour to an unpleasant green. Dressing Adapted from Oh She Glows: Ultra Creamy Hemp Salad Dressing

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