A delicious, umami-rich, vegan take on the traditional Caesar salad. The salad is a powerhouse of nutrition; ~ I was first introduced to this recipe when completing Matthew Kenney Culinary Academy in Venice, CA. ~ Note: Make sure to properly massage the kale to allow for adequate nutrient absorption + digestive assimilation. ~ Flavour: Umami-rich ~ Texture: Crisp + Crunchy ~ Season: Any
Ingredients Sunflower Caesar Dressing 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, soaked 1 celery stalk 1/2 clove garlic, minced 1/4 water 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice (Key ingredient) 2 Tbsp. Tamari 1/2 Tbsp. Miso (mellow) 1/2 Tbsp. ume vinegar 5 turns black pepper ---------------------------- 1/2 Cup Olive oil
~ Blend all ingredients, except olive oil, until completely smooth. ~ Gradually stream in olive oil, while blending at low speed.
Dulse Crouton 1 cup sunflower seeds, soaked 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp. Olive oil 1 Tbsp. Lemon juice 1 Tbsp. Nutritional yeast --------------- 1 Tbsp. Dulse flake
~ Process all ingredients, except dulse, in a food processor until smooth ~ Pour contents into bowl and fold in dulse ~ Spread mixture on teflex sheet, 1/8 inch thick + dehydrate for 12-24 hours, or until crisp. ~ Flip after 3 hours to make sure evenly crisp.
Shiitake 'Anchovies' 1/2 Tbsp. Tamari 1 Tbsp. ume vinegar 1/2 tsp. olive oil pinch salt 1/2 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
~ Mix all ingredients + add mushrooms- coat well. ~ Dehydrate until desired texture
Assembly 2 Tbsp. dressing pinch salt 1/2-1 bunch kale, torn Small handful sunflower sprouts
~ Massage Kale until softened, ~ Toss Kale with 7 croutons + shiitake anchovies ~ Place on plate, garnish with extra croutons, 'anchovies', sprouts and black pepper.
ENJOY Here is a link to Matthew Kenney Culinary: https://matthewkenneycuisine.com/education/overview/
Em Bronte Anderson ~Integrative Health Coach ~Certified Plant-based chef ~Psychology Student
My Nutrition Dedication: ~ I will love and respect my body and listen to what it needs to thrive. ~ I will empower myself to make choices through the lens of beauty and compassion. ~ I will place my faith in plant based nutrition, experiential movement, spontaneous exploration and heart-to-heart connections to manifest 360 abundance.