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The Best Raw Vegan Salad Dressing + My Favorite Salad Recipe

Satisfy your vegan salad craving with this best raw vegan salad recipe. Have a healthy breakfast or lunch with a mixture of greens and other vegetables, drizzled with vegan salad dressing. This recipe only takes about 15 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients:

For the Salad Dressing:

• 1/2 cup tahini
• 3/4 cup water
• 1 garlic clove
• 1 tbsp maple syrup
• 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
• 2 tbsp hemp seeds
• 1 tbsp sesame seeds
• 1 tsp coriander powder
• 1 tsp cumin
• Juice of 1 lemon

For the Salad:

• 1 bunch spring greens (chopped)
• 1 heart romaine (chopped)
• 1 small carrot (unpeeled and shredded)
• 1 small avocado (peeled and diced)
• 1 large tomato (diced)
• 1/2 zucchini (unpeeled and shredded)
• 1/2 cucumber (unpeeled and diced)
• Handful fresh cilantro (chopped)
• Few tablespoons of raw sauerkraut

Instructions:

For the Salad Dressing:

Put all the salad dressing ingredients inside the blender.
Blend on high speed for 30 seconds.
Transfer to a glass storage.

For the Salad:

Put all the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl.

Assembly:

Drizzle salad dressing in the salad mixture.
Mix well.
Ready to serve.
Enjoy!

The Best Raw Vegan Salad Dressing + My Favorite Salad Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVuQ8B9cH5w

Vegan Corn Dogs Recipe

Corn Dogs are best served as an appetizer, snack, or lunch. This easy to make and yummy recipe has a healthier version for those who are vegan lovers. Vegan corn dogs may be new to your taste buds, but this will surely get the attention of your family and friends. This recipe takes about 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

• 1 cup flour
• 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
• 1/2 tsp baking soda
• 1/2 brick silken tofu
• 1/3 cup cornmeal
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 1 1/4 cup almond milk or soy
• 1 tbsp agave
• 1 tsp salt
• Vegan sausages or hotdogs
• Some cornstarch (for the hotdogs or sausages)
• Vegetable oil (for deep frying)

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl, add flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Whisk until well combined.
Add brick silken tofu and break into bits.
Add almond milk and agave.
Mix well.
Put the batter in the fridge for 10 minutes.
Set aside.

Cut hotdogs or sausages in half.
Insert a skewer on each hotdog or sausage.
Dip each into some cornstarch.
Set a deep pan over 350 degrees of heat.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Dip each into the batter set aside earlier.
Deep fry until golden brown.
Serve immediately and enjoy!

Vegan Corn Dogs Recipe
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfWzhM6TW6w

Seitan Cheat Balls And Marinara Sauce

Seitan is a healthy substitute for meat. It is low in calories, high in proteins, and cholesterol-free which makes it a good choice for healthy living. Seitan is made from wheat gluten. It can be eaten as it is or you can add it to your vegan soup or prepare it as a barbecue. In this recipe, the seitan will be prepared as cheat balls with marinara sauce.

Ingredients:

For the Seitan Cheat Balls:

• 1 1/2 cups vital wheat gluten
• 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
• 1/2 tsp black pepper
• 1 tbsp basil
• 1/2 tbsp oregano
• 1/2 tsp marjoram
• 1 tsp salt
• 1 tbsp soy sauce
• 1 tbsp rice vinegar
• 1 cup vegetable broth
• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
• 1 can tomato paste

For the Marinara Sauce:

• 1 onion (chopped)
• 4-6 garlic cloves (chopped)
• 2 x 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
• 2 x 6 oz can of tomato paste
• 2 tomato paste cans full of water
• 1 tbsp salt
• 1 tsp sugar
• 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
• 1/2 tbsp oregano
• olive oil (for sauteeing)

Instructions:

For the Seitan Cheat Balls:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, add wheat gluten, nutritional yeast, basil, oregano, marjoram, and black pepper.
Whisk until well combined.
Set aside.

In a separate mixing bowl, add tomato paste, chopped garlic, rice vinegar, olive oil, soy sauce, salt to taste, and vegetable broth/stock.
Mix until well combined.
Add the mixture to the wheat gluten mixture.
Stir the mixture by using an electric mixer.
Mix to a medium speed until it becomes like a dough.
Once the desired texture is achieved, make the dough into 1-inch balls.
Set a casserole dish and lightly spray it with olive oil.
Place the cheat balls in the casserole dish and cover tightly with foil.
Place inside the preheated oven and let it cook for about an hour.
Once done, remove it from the oven.
Uncover the dish and set aside while making the marinara sauce.

For the Marinara Sauce:

Set a pot over medium flame.
Add some olive oil and heat it.
Saute chopped onion and garlic.
Add diced tomatoes, tomato paste, and two tomato paste cans full of water.
Add salt, sugar, black pepper, and oregano.
Mix well.
Bring the mixture to a boil.
Reduce heat and let it simmer for an hour, stirring once in a while.

Assembly:

Transfer the marinara sauce to a dish and add the seitan cheat balls. Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

If you want the marinara sauce to be a bit sweeter, then you can add more sugar to it.

If you are a spicy lover, then you can add red chili flakes.

Seitan Cheat Balls And Marinara Sauce
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtAYgTVeyek