Browse through a selection of the best salad recipes with vegan dressings and toppings from the top chefs in the vegetarian movement.
If you love sweet and spicy flavor combinations, and love all things fresh, juicy and full of life you will LOVE this salad by Lisa Viger of Raw on $10 a Day or Less. After mixing your ingredients let it marinate for a minute, scoop it onto a bed of fresh lettuce or your favorite greens, and enjoy each bite of deliciousness to the max.
Craving a fresh salad with plenty of delicious flavor? Give this one a try by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries! Mixed salad greens combine with sliced avocado, segmented oranges, red onion and an absolutely delicious black olive vinaigrette you will turn to time and time again. Enjoy!
Add a pop of freshness to your life with this crisp and vibrant salad by Kerry Ogden featuring cauliflower and pine nut rice, a bed of fresh arugula, shelled sugar snap peas, diced avocado, and a bright pop of invigorating citrus with hints of earthy cumin and spicy ginger. Bon appetit!
A flavorful and atypical version of traditional cous cous done raw, vegan style. Not a stitch of gluten to be found in this tasty recipe by Fee O. of Raw Fit and Happy! Instead of bulgar wheat she's utilized raw cauliflower pulsed into small pieces. You'll also find a few hidden surprises like fresh orange juice and turmeric spice. Enjoy!
Looking for a fun, fresh and vibrant way to spruce up those greens hanging out in your fridge? Look no further than this recipe by Kristina Carillo Bucaram of Fully Raw and Rawfully Organic Co-op. It is light and savory with a burst of fresh citrus flavor from lemon zest. Our favorite part is the delicious creamy tahini dressing made with raw sesame seeds, orange and lemon juices, and fresh mint. So yummy! Enjoy!
With a simple veggie peeler in tow you can create so many fabulous noodle-like dishes that are free of wheat and gluten and are instead full of nutrition and water! This tasty recipe by Christina Ross of Love-Fed.com utilizes daikon radish instead of the usual zucchini squash for the noodles, and comes complete with a fantastic ginger lime dressing and plenty of fresh veggies. Our personal favorite aspect? The sprinkling of dried mulberries - they add a delicious and unexpected pop of sweetness and chewiness that taste so amazing paired with the other ingredients. Enjoy!
A perfectly fresh and spring-time appropriate salad recipe by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries. Freshly sliced celeriac combines with thin slices of pear, spicy rocket, chewy capers, fresh lemon and a flavorful tangy sweet dijon vinaigrette. A delicious side salad for dinner or lunch any day of the week!
A tender and flavorful veggie salad by Amy Lyons of Fragrant Vanilla Cake perfect for late winter/early spring. Made with raw beets, carrots, fresh young asparagus, golden raisins, sprouted almonds, and sesame seeds, the textures of which compliment each other perfectly. Whisk up the easy Moroccan spice-infused vinaigrette and let your veggies marinate in the dressing for just a bit so the flavors meld together. Each bite will deliver an explosion of tastiness!
A completely tasty and filing savory dish by Rachael Campbell with a lot of versatility! If you're looking to make your salads more substantial try adding a scoop of this mock tuna salad. It is full of healthy proteins and fats to keep you feeling satisfied, and the nuts and seeds are soaked beforehand for ultimate nutrition and ease of digestion. This also makes a great filling for wraps such as nori rolls, a delicious dip paired with sliced veggies, or a spread on raw crackers.
Peppery leaves of fresh arugula combine with marinated mushrooms and a lemony olive oil vinaigrette made with strawberries and basil. A super tasty salad by Fee O. of Raw Fit and Happy full of vibrancy, flavor and living nutrition. Enjoy!
A crisp and bright raw cabbage slaw with juicy pearls of pomegranate fruit and a creamy almond butter-based ginger dressing that will make your taste buds sing! Enjoy this healthy and delicious salad by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries for your next meal!
Juicy fresh flavor from sweet, crisp apples and bell peppers will burst in your mouth with each delicious bite of this healthy green salad by Brandi Doming of The Vegan 8. You will love the bold flavor of her sweet, spicy and creamy-rich dressing made from a base of pecans, organic mustard, chili spice, apple juice and a liquid sweetener of your choice. The dressing recipe makes quite a bit, so keep the extra in a jar in the fridge for future salads or a quick, healthy dip for veggies. Enjoy!
An ultra nourishing and flavorful salad by Emma Potts of Coconut and Berries! This recipe is full of healthy probiotics and fresh crunchy veggies with plenty of naturally occurring sulphur - a crucial mineral that helps give the skin a beautiful glow. Fresh and cultured cabbage combines with kale, fennel, red onion, radish, mint and cucumber all coated in a splash of sweet and tangy Dijon and apple cider vinaigrette. So Yummy!
Bring a little fun, creativity and SPICE to your kitchen today with this raw version of a simple taco salad by Erin Bosdet of Simply Dish! The handful of ingredients come together so effortlessly, even the walnut taco meat takes but a few seconds to make with a pulse or two in the food processor. If you pack lunches for yourself in the morning this makes a great healthy salad option for work. Simply place your ingredients in a mason jar and give it a good shake before eating. If you're really hungry you can easily double the recipe. Enjoy!
An absolutely delicious and hearty kale salad by Lauren Felts of The Holy Kale with ingredients inspired by the Mediterranean. Raw kale is chopped and combined with parsley, kalamata olives, cucumber, capers, artichoke hearts (optional- not raw), sundried tomatoes, pecans, and fresh lemon. The dressing is a creamy and delectable blend of raw tahini (try Dastony's - it's the best!), balsamic vinegar, sea salt and honey. Nourishing on every level. If you love the flavors of the Mediterranean and love your greens you will adore this salad.
It's a new year and there is no time like the present to fully embrace the nutritional powerhouse that is kale. This recipe by Joelle Amiot of jarOhoney utilizes our favorite dark leafy vegetable in a very simple and back-to-basics fashion - fresh kale is chopped, combined with lemon juice, the optional dash of olive oil, salt and pepper, 1 large and very ripe avocado, and freshly grated ginger then massaged to soften. Make kale salad a staple in your diet for 2014 and reap the health benefits. Packed with protein, minerals, healthy fats, tons of chlorophyll and absolutely no sugar, you'll feel like a million dollars after consuming this recipe! Make extra and store in the fridge - it tastes great the next day too.