Or, as LAKA Living calls it, “The Future of Salad Is Female…”
We’re continuing our wellness series with LAKA with a simple yet delicious salad recipe. Though the concept of a summer salad is hardly new, what better way to up your game than with vitamin-C infused tahini and medicinal mushrooms, the latter providing a potent source of antioxidants and amino acids, while oxygenating cells to support mental and physical balance.
The Future of Salad Is Female
1 head of lettuce, torn
6 cups dark leafy greens (we used spinach and kale)
3 cups arugula
1 cup microgreens
1 whole avocado, cubed
1 large beet, peeled + shredded
1 large cucumber, peeled + seeded + cubed
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts, pan toasted
6 tbsp Super Shroom Drip
Handful of mint (de-stemmed)
For Lemon-Ginger Dressing:
Juice of one lemon
1 inch knob ginger
3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
½ cup olive oil
6 tbsp tahini C
2 tbsp raw, local honey (optional)
¼ tsp sea salt
Water to desired consistency
Massage dark leafy greens in 2-3 tbsp olive oil and a little bit of pink salt. Let sit for a few minutes. Toss with arugula, mint and lettuce. Add avocado cubes, beet shreds and cucumber. Top with toasted macadamia nuts.
Add ¼- ½ cup of lemon-ginger dressing and toss to combine all ingredients well. Lastly, Shroom Drip your servings, top with microgreens, and dig in like you mean it.