Make Your Next Side Salad A Vegan Sushi Salad
Plant-based “Sushi” Salad?! Yes, it is a thing and it’s delicious. Guest Chef Lynnette Astaire is the founder and CEO of Superfood School and the largest food club on Clubhouse “Plant Food + Wellness”! This plant-based chef shared with us how to throw together this beautiful, healthy, and tasty side salad, or “sushi” salad. Perfect to pair with your vegan main course dinner. Let’s see how it’s done…
Superfood School Puts More Plants On Your Plate
Lynnette Astaire, founder, and CEO of Superfood School is a plant-based chef who started her first food business at age 11, launched her professional career in NYC, and helped to build one of Oaxaca, Mexico’s most popular beach properties as partner and head chef. Her company, Superfood School, empowers people of all diets to get more plants on their plates.
If You Like Sushi, You’ll Love This Sushi Salad
What’s the secret to this sushi salad? It’s seaweed, of course! The ingredients are simple in this recipe, keeping the salad easy yet flavorful. Using seaweed flakes such as wakame or a seaweed seasoning like Braggs brand will add the ocean flavor you expect in a “sushi” salad. Add some avocado, greens, nuts, and seeds, and you have a fabulous and impressive side salad.
Sushi Side Salad
- 1 c Arugula chopped
- 3 c Greens chopped (spinach, romaine, kale not ideal)
- 1/4 c Nut / Seed Mix crushed almonds, pistachios or hemp seeds ideal
- 3 tb Seaweed Flakes wakame or a seaweed seasoning like Braggs
- 1-2 Avocado diced
- 3 Scallion minced
- Coconut Aminos as desired
- Optional but awesome: grated ginger, beans, young coconut meat, microgreens, alt meat
- Toss ingredients and enjoy immediately.
- Saving some for later? Keep avocado and aminos separate.
as a different element of a traditional sushi roll (ie, spicy arugula = wasabi)
A Simple Salad Is Sometimes All You Need
Sometimes all I crave is a nice little salad, and this recipe is perfect for those days. Give it a try and let us know how you liked it. Take a photo of your finished dish and tag @Unchained_TV on Instagram. Looking for other easy plant-based recipes to try? Visit the #LunchBreakLIVE page, where we have a ton to choose from. Until next time…keep cookin’!
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