Macadamia Nut & Avocado Dressing



Ingredients:

For the Salad

  • 5 Tbsp coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 Tbsp Miso (mellow white)
  • 1 inch diced ginger
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 Tbsp chopped macadamia nuts (Mauna Loa)
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp coconut aminos (optional)
  • 5 lbs of sweet potato (peeled & cubed)
  • 1 zucchini (spiraled)
  • 5 oz baby romaine lettuce mix

For the Dressing

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts (Mauna Loa)
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup  water (amount of water used will depend on how thick you want the dressing)
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon

Instructions:

Dressing Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients.
  • Start with 1/4 cup water and add more until it reaches the desired consistency.

Salad Instructions

  • Preheat the oven at 375 degrees
  • In a large bowl, toss the cubed sweet potatoes with the first seven ingredients.
  • Once sweet potato cubes are well coated, spread out on an oiled baking sheet.
  • Roast at 375F for 20 min; flip and roast for another 20 min.
  • While the sweet potatoes are roasting, spiralize the zucchini, then toss with the lettuce.
  • Remove sweet potatoes from the oven, let cool for about 10 – 15 minutes before adding to  the lettuce and zucchini mixture.
  • Once sweet potatoes, lettuce and zucchini are all mixed together, add the dressing and mix well.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Original Recipe from Laura Knapp- Veg Approved