The Making of the Hippocrates Sprout Salad
Around Christmas time I went to the Hippocrates Institute in West Palm Beach. This raw and live food paradise is known for its healing practices. I wrote about my experience there in this and this post.
Recently, Gena from Choosing Raw posted a recipe for Sunflower Sprouts Smoky Guacamole salad and it reminded me of Hippocrates amazing sprouts:
Sprouts are an amazing superfood. I wrote about sprouting on Mind Body Green before and strongly believe in their energy-giving, digestion-stimulation power. Green leafy sprouts also taste amazing! They don’t require cooking and make wonderful salads. All you need is a great dressing.
A dressing can make the salad or ruin it. It can also serve as a vehicle for lots of minerals, vitamins, healthy fats, and proteins, or it can be a load of emery fat, sugars, and vinegar. I never buy salad dressings and prefer to whip up my own magic ones.
Using a few simple ingredients such as green probiotic miso, lemon juice, tahini, hemp seeds, kelp, some spices I usually quickly prepare an amazing salad dressing in just a few mins. It also tastes so good that Alex, my boyfriend likes it, too! And usually, he doesn’t like the weird superfoods 🙂 So if he likes it, there is a good chance you might like it, too! This dressing has Omega 3’s and proteins from hemp seeds, chlorophyl from kelp, good fats from tahini, sesame seeds, and hemp, and even some health gut bacteria from the magic miso. Spices help to stimulate digestion. Turmeric, coriander, cumin, and black pepper go almost into all the food I make since I started following ayurvedic guidelines. Spices create so much flavor!
- 1 tbs Dulse flakes
- 2 tbs Sea Clear Kelp/Chlorella Green Probiotic Miso
- 1 tbs tahini
- 1-2 tbs hemp seeds
- 1 tsp sesame seeds
- juice of 1/2 lemon
- 1 tsp turmeric
- chilli flakes (to taste)
- black pepper (to taste)
- cumin (to taste)
- coriander (to taste)
Mix all the ingredients and pour them over any green salad. Sunflower sprouts go really well with it. You can top it up with steamed or roasted sweet potato and a cooling summer-friendly avocado. Yum!
What is your favorite salad dressing?
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