Sure, veggies are "good for you," but they doesn't mean they can't be exciting- and allow me to tell you, this salad, with it's bite after bite of different tastes, will continue to surprise your taste buds.
Funny that hey? I seem to say that often. ;)
And as always, can we not give a shit about the nutritional content, the calories, the fat, protein or carbs? Can we just eat (everything) as it is: Food, glorious food?
Play with your food <3
2-3 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
Handful of dates
1 clove garlic
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
Bunch of fresh basil - chopped roughly
A pack of Spinach (a few good handfuls)
1/2 Cup Grilled Carrots (Optional- they were leftovers and knew they'd fit in perfectly, sweet potato would also be great, or a (roasted) red pepper. Get creative ;)
1/2 Red Onion, chopped fine
A handful of alfalfa sprouts (Optional)
1/4 cup Toasted sesame seeds
Handful Pumpkin seeds
Toast sesame seeds, set aside.
In a large bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, dates, garlic, salt, nutritional yeast, & basil.
Add rest of the ingredients and toss.