Super Spirulina Millet Salad with Carrot, Ginger Miso Dressing. {Raw Food}

Via on Apr 4, 2012

Super Spirulina Millet Salad with Carrot, Ginger Miso Dressing

After many trips to the East coast for my 500 hour yoga training with Dharma Mittra, I kept going back to the same place for this one simple dish. At the Jivamukti Yoga Studio in Union Square they have this Millet salad that had somehow been coated with a delicious Spirulina sauce. Well, I did some experimenting and I think I came up with a similar taste.

This amazing vegan dish is both filling and satisfying. I turned my Spirulina Millet into a salad, but you could add it to any dish as a replacement for your normal grain (brown rice, quinoa, etc.)

Ingredients: (makes 6 to 8 servings)

Millet

1 cup millet
3 cups water
5 tablespoons flaxseed oil
5 tablespoons powdered spirulina
2-3 tablespoons Braggs Liquid Aminos (gluten free) or soy sauce
Optional: spinach and carrot pulp for salad

Dressing

4-6 carrots, juiced (save the pulp!)
2/3 cup carrot pulp
1 large piece of ginger, juiced (about 2-3 inches)
1-2 Tbs miso paste
1 TBs olive oil

 

Directions:

  1. Place dry millet in a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium low and cook for 30 minutes or until the water is absorbed, and the millet is fluffy.
  2. Remove from heat. Mix in the flax oil, spirulina, and Bragg’s with a fork until all of the millet is bright green.
  3. For the dressing, combine all the ingredients into a blender and blend on high speed for about 30 seconds.

Place a heaping scoop of millet on top of a fresh bed of spinach and carrot pulp (from the carrot juice used in the dressing). Top with your homemade carrot ginger miso dressing and enjoy!

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Editor: Andrea B.

 

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About Alex Myles

Alex Myles is qualified as a Yoga teacher, Reiki Master, Teacher of Tibetan Meditation, Dragon Magic and a Spiritual coach to name just a few. Alex has no intention to teach others on a formal basis for many years to come, instead, she is collecting qualifications along with life’s lessons. One day, when the time is right, Alex will set up a quaint studio, in a quirky crooked building where she will breathe and appreciate the slowness of those days as life is just way too busy right now! Reading and writing has always been one of Alex’s passions. Alex likes to consider herself as a free spirit rather than a commitment-phobe. Trying to live as aligned to a Buddhist lifestyle as is possible in this day and age, she just does not believe in "owning" anything or anyone. Based on the theory that we ‘cannot lose someone that was not ours to lose’ she flails through life finding joy and magic in the most unexpected places. Mother to a 21 year old daughter and three adorable pups, she appreciates that some of the best moments in life are the 6am forest walks watching the dogs run, play and interact with one another and with nature. Connect with her on Facebook and check out her blog, Love and Madness. 

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