Summer Salad

Summer Salad

Summer Salad.  Summer is here, and we have all of this beautiful produce to create amazing salads….so many colors  and choices to toss into your bowl!  To give this salad more substance, we added rice noodles to the greens.  They  take on the flavor of the surrounding vegetables or dressing to give you a filling and satisfying meal.  You can choose the Cilantro Cashew Dressing or the Almond Butter Dressing, depending on what you are craving at the moment!  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

Summer Salad

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Serving Size: 2 cups

Calories per serving: 293

Summer Salad

Delicious and light summer salad--right colorful, flavorful vegetables topped with sweet cilantro dressing. Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.


  • 1 cup rice noodles, cooked and chilled
  • 10 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tangerine, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • chopped almonds for garnish
  • Cilantro Cashew Dressing
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • juice of 1 limes
  • 1 tsp lime zest


  1. Mix all salad ingredients well in bowl. Add dressing as needed and sprinkle with chopped almonds.
  2. Cilantro Cashew Dressing
  3. Mix all ingredients well in blender
  4. I use a Nutri Bullet (see Resource Page if you don't have one) to blend this dressing so that it isn't all stuck in the bottom of the Vitamix.

Summer Salad
Summer Salad

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