Browse through a selection of the best salad recipes with vegan dressings and toppings from the top chefs in the vegetarian movement.
Is your body craving a serious dose of minerals? This ultra healthy cucumber and seaweed salad by Kibby of Kibby's Blended Life will give you the nourishing mineral fix you desire! Arame, a highly nutritious and mild flavored seaweed, is rich in fiber, calcium, iron, iodine, magnesium and Vitamin A, and has a delightfully tender texture once soaked. Enjoy!
Sit back, relax, breathe in that fresh Autumn air and enjoy this simple and scrumptious walnut and apple infused kale salad. Why choose kale for your salad greens? Chris Anca of Tales of a Kitchen gives us plenty of reasons! In just 1 cup of chopped kale (about what this recipe calls for) you'll be getting 200% of your daily allowance for Vitamin A, 100% of your Vitamin C, and 684% of your Vitamin K. The kale within this recipe will be literally helping to protect your cells and build healthy blood to nourish every inch of you. We love the combination of flavors in this recipe: the robust and green flavor of kale is balanced perfectly with sweet apple, crunchy celery, and rich walnuts dressed with a lovely basic olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
Is it possible for a salad to be so yummy it's addictive? With this recipe by Nikki Stokes of Eating Vibrantly the answer is a definite yes. A flavorful and hearty raw walnut taco "meat" combines with fresh greens, tomato, avocado, spring onions and a delicious, lemony cashew sour cream in this healthy raw version of a Mexican inspired classic. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy what's sure to become one of your favorite salads of all time. Recipe inspired by Oh She Glows and Naked Avocado.
This salad by Sarah Britton of My New Roots includes an absolute rainbow of fresh vegetables featuring Chioggia beets, purple onion and fresh herbs with sprouted sunflower seeds and wild rice. The dressing is a stripped down but ultra yummy combination of cold pressed olive oil, acv, raw honey or maple syrup, and minced ginger. The wild rice adds a great chewy texture and additional b-vitamins, protein, iron, calcium, potassium and zinc and also makes the salad much more hearty. Wild rice is actually not a grain at all but a seed and is gluten free. Enjoy this salad for dinner tonight!
Feeling fresh today? Crunch into this lovely summer salad by Eva Rawposa containing mostly fresh sprouts and leafy greens! This salad will bring plenty of detoxifying chlorophyll, deeply nourishing minerals, and glow inducing unheated fatty acids into your body. And it tastes so refreshing! The best part is it can be made entirely of garden-grown ingredients. Don't have your own garden? We encourage you to make friends with a farmer! : )
This is truly a Vitamin C packed power salad! Vitamin C actually helps strengthen the collagen and elastin in our skin - the proteins that help give skin that youthful, smooth, elastic nature. The sweetness of maple syrup along with the acidity of the citrus fruits help to balance out any bitter flavor from the kale. A great salad to enjoy throughout the year! Learn more about the benefits of grapefruit here.
There are 3 great things about kale! It is highly nutritious, there are endless ways to enjoy it, and the more you eat it the more you'll crave it!! From salads to chips, marinated or eaten fresh out of the garden - kale is highly versatile. This hearty salad is made with metabolism boosting coconut oil, onions, and fresh veggies and is left to crisp up in the dehdrator.
I love a big bowl of hearty dahl. This salad combines many of the same ingredients (including the spices) used in a dahl but entirely raw and sprouted. It's a recipe that needs a few days in preparation because first, you need to sprout your sprouts.
Check out this combination of beets, carrots and blood oranges with greens in a sweet orange vinaigrette. The color combination is lovely, but the sweetness of the salad is delicious and so light. Very healthy and tasty! Thanks to Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake!
A salad like this with a ton of really gutsy flavors is perfect to pair with something more mellow like whole grains or some sprouted bread and a bean dip. Go find some fresh cilantro and make yourself a beyond exciting raw winter salad.
Amy Lyons by Fragrant Vanilla Cake continues to surprise us with healthy and very delicious recipes. Here is a Raw Tropical Fruit Taco Salad. For this one she tossed fruits with lime juice, chili powder, a little sea salt and cilantro,she placed it on a bed of greens, topped it off with avocados and a macadamia queso fresco as well as some crunchy raw corn tortilla lime chips. Enjoy!
Amy Lyons by Fragrant Vanilla Cake offered some simple way to prepare Beet Carpaccio with Cumin Scented Walnut Crumble and Tahini Lemon Sauce. Beets are a wonderful way to add more fiber, folate, manganese, potassium and iron to your diet. Enjoy your food and stay healthy.
You won't believe it's raw! Taco salad really never tasted so healthy and good. Chef Sarah combines fresh zesty ingredients like limes and walnuts with seasonings as mock taco "meat" for a delicious tasty snack or dinner meal.
If for your lunch or dinner you are planning to make something very simple and, at the same time, very healthy, Spinach Strawberry Salad by Sarah McMinn of The Sweet Life is a great option. It contains spinach, avocado, strawberries, roasted hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and dressed with red wine vinaigrette. Healthy, easy and delicious - all we need in our everyday life!
This delicious Vegan Goat Cheese Stacked Salad by Sarah McMinn of The Sweet Life can embellish your dinner table or you can make it for lunch. It is easy to make. Just top the pear with nut cheese, a couple of hazelnuts, a few dried cherries and layer it with small pieces of arugula. Repeat 4 times and enjoy!
This delicious Raw Tuna Salad is an easy way to get lunch or dinner on the table fast. It includes walnuts, carrots, onion, celery, garlic, parsley, and dill - a good source of vitamins A, C, K, iron and fiber. Eating raw vegetables and nuts will keep you feeling better, become healthier and live longer. Thank you to Sarah McMinn by The Sweet Life for this great recipe!
A tasty salad containing cut up tomato, sweet pepper, avocado, cilantro, and wild cucumbers covered with mandarin lime juice.
Sarahfaé of Addicted to Veggies shows us how she made a simple yet delicious meal on whim using very few kitchen tools. The carrot ribbons are actually made with your common vegetable peeler, and the scrumptious coconut almond satay sauce can be whisked together by hand! Let your veggies marinate in the sauce for a tender consistency similar to a stir fry. Enjoy!