HEALTHY RECIPE ALERT!
Whole soy foods like edamame are a great plant based addition to just about any diet. Edamame is high in protein and fiber! Buy them shelled and frozen for a convenient and easy protein source. Throw them in salads or soups or enjoy them on their own.
This salad makes a crunchy and delicious meal or side dish!
CRUNCHY EDAMAME SALAD WITH ALMOND MISO DRESSING
Dressing 2 Tbsp almond butter 2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 Tbsp avocado oil or other neutral flavored oil (such as canola or light olive) 1 tsp toasted sesame oil 1 tsp white miso paste 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled 1-3 Tbsp water Blend all ingredients together in food processor or blender. Start with 1 Tbsp of water and increase as needed to desired consistency.
Salad Cooked whole grain (brown basmati, faro, wild rice, etc) ½ Tbsp olive oil or other oil 1 head of broccoli, chopped into bite sized pieces (3-4 cups) 1 cup frozen, shelled edamame 2 cups shredded purple cabbage. Cook whole grain according to directions planning on a about 1 cup cooked per person. Heat oil over medium high heat. Add the broccoli and cook for about 3 minutes. Add frozen edamame and cook until heated through. Place rice, shredded cabbage in bowl. Top with the broccoli mix. Drizzle with Almond miso dressing and add any optional toppings desired. Serves 2. Optional toppings: sesame seeds, green onions, avocado, hemp seeds, almonds, etc.
*If you are interested in more RISE-Approved healthy recipes, we have a meal prep workshop coming up on September 22. Just sign in to the class and we will send details the week prior.
**Also our next 3-week online RISE To The Challenge begins that day as well. To register, just purchase the package ($100 for challenge, $150 challenge + 12 month access to RISE online workouts, or $150 challenge + 30-min consult with RD Dena) and expect a welcome email the weekl prior.