Asian Slaw With Almond and Sesame Dressing

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Prep 12 mins ∙ Makes 6-8 ∙ Source Adapted from the Raw Kitchen Magician

Ingredients

  • Slaw
  • 1 green cabbage sliced thin
  • 2 scallions, chopped including the bulbs
  • 2 c shredded carrots
  • 2 T chopped fresh basil
  • ½ c chopped cilantro
  • Sauce
  • ¼ c almond butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger , grated
  • 2 T apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ c cilantro
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 t sesame oil
  • 3 T amino acids
  • 3 T honey
  • Garnish
  • ¼ c chopped raw cashews
  • black sesame seeds (optional, but adds to the flavor and intrigue.

Directions

Place vegetables for slaw in a large bowl and toss together. Set aside.

Preferably in a high speed blender (or regular one), blend together all of the sauce ingredients for a smooth texture.

Pour over vegetables and toss to evenly coat.

Enjoy now or refrigerate for later. Either way, it is delicious!

Notes

PS My sisters and I decided to go raw for the New Year. Interestingly, I was all of a sudden stunned and challenged about what I want to eat. The thought of preparing raw food was extremely daunting. I didn’t want to just eat a boring salad with no substance. I wanted something with nuts and I wanted it savory.

I stumbled upon a raw food book that I purchased from the Raw Kitchen Magician when I was in San Diego last year. I adapted her “peanut sauce” for this recipe. She makes eating raw so effortless. The results are amazing. Now I am excited and can’t wait for my next meal. I am presently soaking walnuts for my raw pasta and lacos, nurritos, (spelling on purpose) and casseroles. Stay tuned!

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