If your summer is keeping you busy and you want to include more raw food meals without spending hours in the kitchen, then all you need to do is find a few one dish meal recipes that deliver exciting and satisfying tastes. I made this salad when my children were younger and we had a busy day with appointments along with a busy day of work. It was quick, easy to prepare, and very delicious and satisfying.
I originally put this together before I realized that I had blood sugar issues. I now make sure to test my blood sugar, and always – always – make sure there are leafy greens involved.
However, the unusual combination of pineapple and sesame for the dressing is a delight to the taste buds. It's a nice treat for me to have occasionally when my body is ready for it.
Not only is this one dish meal for summer refreshing, light, and tangy, it's a nutritional winner as it's high in calcium and vitamin C!
Pineapple Chipotle Salad
- 4 cups mixed greens
- 1 tomato, finely diced
- 1 cup finely diced red bell pepper
- 1 cup pineapple, cut into tiny cubes
- 1 cup pineapple plus core (for dressing)
- ¼ cup sesame tahini
- 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
- Water to desired consistency
Place all vegetables in a bowl. Put pineapple core and 1 cup pineapple in blender with tahini, chipotle, and salt. Blend and pour over salad.
It’s so much fun to put together the ingredients on hand and create a masterpiece.
We did something similar in the One Dish Meals Class on Sunday. I challenged Karen to go through my refrigerator, choose some ingredients and make a recipe on the fly in front of the entire class. The pressure was on!!!
She made an amazing Arugula Salad containing fresh mango slices, heirloom tomatoes, sunflower sprouts and a few other ingredients. The videos from this raw food class will be up in a few days so you can watch Karen create on the fly and learn to make an array of taste tantalizing one dish meals. I loved the Curried Cauliflower, Caribbean Mung Beans, and Sweet and Sour Broccoli. You can enjoy these delicious recipes and more here!
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