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This healthy and alkalizing crunchy romaine salad is nothing short of wonderful! It’s a simple mix of fresh vegetables and a raw almond-lime dressing.




  • 1 cup cucumber (and/or zucchini), sliced
  • 1 cup carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red + yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 12 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 heads romaine (or leafy greens of choice)
  • sprinkle of almond slices or pepitas, optional

Lime Dressing

  • 4 tablespoons almond butter
  • 24 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon tamari
  • juice from 1 lime
  • pinch of red pepper flakes, optional


Almond dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients until creamy. Let rest a few minutes so the flavors can mingle. Taste for flavor….more tamari? more sweetener? 

Prep veggies: Next, prepare your vegetables any way you like, using as much as you like. Taste dressing once more to make sure it’s to your liking.

Assemble romaine salad: In individual bowls, add the romaine and top with veggies however you like. Drizzle with 1/2 of the dressing overtop and enjoy. 

Serves 2

Store: Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for up to 5 – 6 days.


Optional add-ins: sliced celery, radishes, or chopped cilantro.

Nutritional values are estimates only. See our full nutrition disclosure here.