lemon tahini salad dressing with greens & beets

lemontahini.jpg this salad dressing is delish...i got the general base recipe from my good friend rebecca...i added cashews and chia seeds.


1/2 cup of lemon juice 1/4 cup of tahini 1/4 braggs amino acids 1 long stalk of celery 1/4 cup of water 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. cumin 2T olive oil 1/4 cup of cashews

pulverize all ingredients in a food processor or blender

for the salad:

mixed greens...romaine, red leaf, beet greens

a few chopped basil leaves

cooked, sliced beets

sliced apples...with a smidge of lemon juice to keep from oxidizing

a small handful of dried cranberries

sliced almonds

a handful of roasted sesame seeds....roast in dry skillet til brown and aromatic

assemble salad, top with dressing and enjoy!

-the plate is a piece by chris richardson...a good friend of mine from college. the small pitcher is from charity davis-woodard. www.charitydaviswoodard.com