This salad is dressed in a homemade Italian style vinaigrette, making it a versatile and easy-to-make dish. Follow the directions below or add your own flair by throwing in some of your favorite raw veggies.
Vibrant Italian Salad
3 cups fresh tomatoes, cubed
2–3 cups English cucumbers, peeled & sliced
1/2 sweet onion, diced small
1 1/2 cups broccoli flowerets
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup cold-pressed olive oil
1 tsp. onion powder
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. date sugar (or 2–3 dates, soaked)
sea salt/tamari to taste
3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
1 1/2 large avocadoes, cubed
1 tsp. herb seasoning (such as Herbamare)
1/8 cup raw apple cider vinegar
1/2 Tbsp. basil
1 Tbsp. oregano
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2–1 tsp. sea salt
1. Place the tomatoes, cucumber, onion and broccoli flowerets in a large mixing bowl.
2. In a blender, whiz the Blender Ingredients. Pour over vegetables and marinate for an
hour. After marinating, add the avocado and final ingredients. Stir and serve.