Grain-Free Tabbouleh with Tahini Dressing

by | May 9, 2018 | Entrees, Favorites | 0 comments

Temperatures are warming up which means we can finally enjoy dinners on the patio. Joe loves to grill and I’m usually in charge of the sides. First up, this easy Grain-Free Tabbouleh Salad made with cauliflower, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumber, onions, fresh parsley, mint and dressed in a light Tahini Dressing. It’s the perfect addition to any Spring/Summer menu and a recipe everyone will enjoy!

Ingredients

2 cups cauliflower (1/2 a head)

1 cup fresh parsley, chopped

1 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped

½ cup cucumber, chopped

1/3 cup yellow onion, chopped

¼ cup fresh mint, chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

2-3 tablespoons, Tahini Dressing

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

Sea salt and red pepper flakes to taste

 

Tahini Dressing

Ingredients

¼ cup tahini

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

¼ teaspoon lemon zest

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

Sea salt and pepper to taste

Tahini Dressing Instructions: Wisk or blend all dressing ingredients together. Drizzle over salads or roasted veggies. The dressing will keep 5-6 days in the refrigerator.

Salad Instructions

  1. Using a grater, grate the cauliflower into grain-sized pieces.
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the grated cauliflower, parsley, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mint, and garlic. Toss to combine.
  3. Drizzle with tahini dressing. Season with salt and red pepper flakes.
  4. Separate into bowls and enjoy!
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Half-Baked Key Lime "Cheesecake"
Happy Wednesday, guys. We’re getting more snow today…. again! *Sigh* I don’t know about you but I’m over winter and ready for warmer weather. So, if you need us we’ll be at home dreaming of summer and this delicious Half – Baked Key Lime “Cheesecake”. A healthy, creamy (without being too sweet) alternative to traditional cheesecake. We hope you enjoy it!
Servings
Ingredients
Crust Ingredients
  • 6 Medjool dates pitted and chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter melted (can substitute for coconut oil)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp Pink Himalayan salt
Filling Ingredients
  • 1 cup ½raw cashews soaked 3-4 hrs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp monk fruit sweetener can substitute for maple syrup
  • 6-7 cup key limes 1 tbsp zest + ½juice
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan salt
Servings
Ingredients
Crust Ingredients
  • 6 Medjool dates pitted and chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter melted (can substitute for coconut oil)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp Pink Himalayan salt
Filling Ingredients
  • 1 cup ½raw cashews soaked 3-4 hrs
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tbsp monk fruit sweetener can substitute for maple syrup
  • 6-7 cup key limes 1 tbsp zest + ½juice
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan salt
Instructions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a food processor, pulse hazelnuts until partially broken. Add dates, butter, vanilla extract and salt and process until a dough is formed. Transfer to a 7.75-inch mold and press to form an even layer. Transfer mold to preheated oven and bake for 10-12 min or until golden brown. Remove and let cool.
Filling
  1. Rinse and drain cashews. Blend all filling ingredients on high until smooth and creamy. Pour filling over base of crust, cover and freeze for at least 3hrs. One hour before serving, remove from mold and place into the refrigerator. Garnish with fresh key lime zest, serve and enjoy.

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