::Taco Salad w/ Vegan Jalapeño Cilantro Dressing::

It’s been two years since I became an herbivore and its been incredibly difficult to create food that does not contain a starch. Here is a new favorite lunch recipe, Vegan taco salad with jalapeño cilantro dressing. I love this recipe because its healthy and super easy to double up for my husband’s lunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup Black beans-rinsed & dried
  • 2 cups Spinach-any greens will work
  • 1/4 Mango-chopped
  • 1/2 Avocado, chopped
  • 1/2 Jalapeño-chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves-chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro-chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 cup Vegan yogurt
  • 1 tsp Agave
  • Salt

Step 1- For the dressing, combine the following in a food processor:

  •  Jalapeño
  • Garlic
  • Cilantro

Jalapeno, Garlic, Cilantro

Step 2- In a small bowl combine jalapeño mixture with the following:

  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Vegan yogurt
  • Agave
  • Salt-to taste

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Step 3- Layer salad ingredients in large mason jar (dressing can be placed at the bottom of the jar) I prefer to store separately

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Step 4- Top with chopped avocado before you enjoy!

Vegan Taco Salad