Whole Meal Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing- Serves 2

Salad Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn lettuce (wild greens, red or butter leaf lettuce), rinsed
  • 2 chicken breasts, chopped OR 2 cups Garbanzo beans, divided
  • 1 handful soaked raw almonds
  • 1 medium avocado, cubed
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Lemon Tahini Dressing Ingredients

  • ¼ cup sesame tahini
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt or to taste


Optional additions

  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Steamed cubed beets
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Chopped celery



  1. Evenly distribute the lettuce between two large salad bowls. Place tofu pieces on top of lettuce.
  2. Top with soaked almonds, cubed avocado, chopped carrots, sliced green onions and any other optional additions you might want to add.
  3. Place all of the ingredients for the dressing into a small bowl and whisk together. Taste and add more sea salt or garlic if desired. Pour desired amount of dressing over each salad. Store extra dressing in a glass jar in the refrigerator. Dressing will keep for up to 10 days.