Natural Factors’ Tropical Summer Caesar Salad

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Makes 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 head Romaine hearts
  • 1 head purple endive leaves
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, diced
  • 10 flax crackers (gluten free)
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated (optional)
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp wheat-free tamari
  • 3 anchovy fillets
  • 1 date (or 1 tsp of honey)
  • 1/2 tsp nutritional yeast (optional)
  • 1/2 scoop PGX

Directions

Wash and dry romaine hearts and endive leaves.

Chop pineapple and layer on top of the greens. Top with a light dusting of capers, flax crackers and grated hard cheese if desired. Set aside.

Blend all dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy texture is achieved. Top salad with 4 tbsp of Caesar dressing and serve in 2 portions (1 serving each).

Store unused dressing in refrigerator for up to 1 week.