vegansalad

FIELD OF GREENS – Mexican quinua salad. . . I will admit this is very similar t…

FIELD OF GREENS – Mexican quinua salad.
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I will admit this is very similar to my previous Mexican bowl, but even so it has its own unique flavor (my cheesiness is a 10/10 today). Anyways this salad is basically the lighter and fresher version of the previous Mexican bowl, as well as the less spicy one + it has roasted cauliflower in it which is my favorite!! 🙂 see the recipe below!
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Ingredients:
-paprika roasted sweet potato + cauliflower
-red onion (finely chopped)
-quinua
-corn (also roasted in paprika… can you notice a trend here lol)
-black beans
-arugula
***For the dressing I used my cilantro lime avocado dressing I have pre-made in the fridge! This is a super easy dressing to make all you need is
-1/2 avocado
-2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
-handful of cilantro
-1/2 can chickpeas
-splash of water
-1 / 2 lime squeezed
– salt
And you just blend these all up until it’s a liquid consistency! I do not recommend making too much of this though since it only stays in the fridge for a few days max since the avocado begins to brown making the dressing look super funky (but tbh it still tastes good)
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Inspired by @_veganheaven_ @carlsbadcravings @frommybowl

Crunchy Kale Salad . . I must admit it took a lot of resilience for me to take t…

Crunchy Kale Salad
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I must admit it took a lot of resilience for me to take the time to take this picture before diving into this delicious salad. This salad is filled with protein (tofu and chickpeas), healthy fats (avocado), and vitamins, making it a well rounded, filling salad. For the chickpeas and tofu I did use and air fryer to crisp them up, but if you do not have one dw, you can use your oven to bake + broil them! See the recipe below.
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Salad Ingredients:
-kale (finely chopped and massaged in olive oil+salt+pepper) I got a HUGE bag from @stopandshop for a great price!
-roasted chickpeas (recipe below)
-roasted (or air fried) tofu (recipe also is below)
-avocado
-pickled red onions (recipe below + on my story)
-sriracha cilantro lime dressing (recipe below)

Roasted chickpeas:
-1 can chickpeas
-3 tablespoons of smoked paprika
-1 tablespoon honey
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-sea salt
*toss in mixture and lay on a nonstick pan and bake until crispy (or air fry until crispy)

Tofu marinade:
-1/2 block of firmly pressed tofu
-3 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
-1 (or 2) tablespoons of honey depending on your desired sweetness
-salt + pepper
-1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
*roast in oven or airfryer until crispy (I like mine REALLY crispy)

Pickled Onions: (inspired by my favorite @frommybowl )
-1 red onion
-1 cup white vinegar
-1/2 cup red wine vinegar
-1/4 cup Dijon mustard
-2 tablespoons honey
-black pepper

Sriracha cilantro lime sauce:
-1/2 cup cilantro
-3 tablespoons lime juice
-1/2 medium avocado
-2 tablespoons sriracha (from @huyfongfoods )
-1 tablespoon tahini (from @traderjoes )
-1 tablespoon honey (if desired)
-black pepper
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