Mixed Leaf Avocado Salad with Walnut & Raisin Slaw & Lemon Tahini Dressing

image OK. So I reckon we’ve had enough smoothies and sweet treats for a while, time we had some more green stuff on our plates.

It was an unusually hot and sunny Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK – we’re used to it raining cats and dogs when you’ve got a family camping/bbq /diy weekend planned. My husband had been painting the garage all day and was all hot and bothered. At 6 pm he downed tools and announced he wanted takeaway pizza and salad for dinner! I forewent the pizza part, but here is this evening’s salad:

Mixed leaves – I had lollo rosso, rocket, lamb’s lettuce and cos – with cucumber and celery

Walnut and Raisin Slaw – Grated Cabbage and Carrot with chopped spring onions, walnuts and raisins in a Lemon Tahini Dressing, and black pepper

Sliced Avocado


Drizzled with more Lemon Tahini Dressing, Pink Himalayan Salt and Black Pepper.

All the colours of the rainbow. Simple as.

Copyright: Chris McGowan

7 thoughts on “Mixed Leaf Avocado Salad with Walnut & Raisin Slaw & Lemon Tahini Dressing

  1. 1) There is no such thing as “enough” as far as smoothies and treats go. 🙂 2) Have you tried GF pizza? We make our own sometimes with lots of toppings, its jolly nice. 3) Your salad looks and sounds delicious – the more colours the better, yes I agree, and finally 4) I’m having trouble sizing my pictures on here, are you finding the same or is it just me?

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    1. 1) yes, but for the sake of keeping things blog-themed, felt I should post something raw and green on a plate occasionally 😉 2) yes, not fond, plus being vegan the lack of cheese is the thing – I was a cheese addict in my former life – plus, tomatoes upset me, so all in all would rather give it a miss, though the smell of my hb’s pizza is like torture! 3) thank you ☺️ 4) yes, it drove me crazy when first began but now I realise you have to click on the + or – twice to make it work – well, I do on the iPad. Same when putting in video links, have to do it twice for it to work.

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      1. Arrgh….my photos are taking over the entire page, despite resizing them before putting them in the media library thing to upload. Its most annoying. I’ll keep trying though – its been 6 days since I last posted! 😮


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