½ cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
1 cup filtered water
2 cloves garlic
¼ cup fresh orange juice
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp tamari (note: Tamari is a gluten-free, naturally brewed Japanese soy sauce)
3 tbsp ground flaxseeds (grind flaxseeds using grinder/blender into fine texture)
1 tsp powdered mustard
½ tsp dried basil
½ tsp dried oregano
½ tsp dried thyme
- Blend ingredients A in a power blender until smooth and creamy.
- Add ingredients B and process again until well combined.
- Add water if dressing is too thick.
- Add to your salad and serve. You can also dip your favourite raw crackers into this flavourful dressing!
Top tip: Be adventurous and explore with different seeds and a variety of herbs / seasonings till you find your favourite!
This delicious recipe is part of our raw food diet series, contributed by raw food enthusiast Hui Min, who has spent considerable time training with raw food experts locally and abroad. To learn more about the raw food diet, see 15 Questions about the Popular Raw Food Diet, Answered.
What’s your favourite salad dressing ingredient? How do you normally whip up your salad dressings? Let us know in the comments below!