This Clean Eating Vegan Tahini Ginger Dressing is so simple to make and it only uses 3 clean ingredients, is ready in under 5 minutes with no special equipment needed!
I go through phases with tahini...sometimes I'm loving it and sometimes I'm just not feeling it.
For some reason, I'm really loving it right now and have a couple of recipes coming with tahini as an ingredient, one being this delicious Blueberry Mango Salad using this Tahini Ginger Dressing.
You can't really mess up tahini and most store-bought brands are fairly clean, but here's the ingredient list for one that's not:
S.A.D. (Standard American Diet) Sabra Classic Tahini Ingredient List:
Ingredients: Tahini (Sesame Ground), Water, Citric Acid, Garlic, Soybeans, and/or Canola Oil, Salt, Seasoning, Spices, Flavors Natural, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate
This is a perfect example of how processed foods can become so unhealthy.
It contains GMO's (soybeans, canola oil), non-organic sesame seeds, unknown "spices" and "flavors", refined table salt and preservatives.
Real tahini is made with 100% raw, organic sesame seeds. That's it. Nothing else.
This easy, healthy recipe is made with real food ingredients and is raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, lectin-free, nut-free, oil-free, paleo-friendly and contains no refined sugar.
Want more healthy dressing recipes? Check out Healthy Honey Mustard Dressing, Creamy Habanero Dressing, Creamy Chipotle Dresing or my Clean Eating Cookbook with an entire chapter of 20 healthy, clean eating Dips, Dressings and Sauces you will love!
5 Fast Facts About Tahini (Sesame Seeds):*
- high in calcium at 35% RDA
- excellent anti-oxidant
- lowers cholesterol
- reduces inflammation
- high in phytosterol
5 Fast Facts About Date Nectar:*
- 25% less sugar than honey
- vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, lectin-free, paleo
- organic + non-GMO
- great source of antioxidants
- made with organic California dates
5 Fast Facts About Ginger:*
- excellent for gastrointestinal relief
- anti-inflammatory benefits
- promotes immune boosting
- increases blood flow and relaxes peripheral blood vessels
- anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Tip #2: Anytime I use water, especially for a recipe, I always use filtered water from my Berkey to avoid toxins in the tap water.
Tip #3: If you don't have any dietary restrictions, you can substitute the organic date nectar (vegan + lectin-free) with organic raw honey (not vegan), organic brown rice syrup (not lectin-free) or organic maple syrup (not lectin-free).
Clean Eating Vegan Tahini Ginger Dressing
Yield 2 - 4 servings
Raw / Vegan / Gluten-Free / Dairy-Free / Lectin-Free / Nut-Free / Oil-Free / Soy-Free / Paleo-Friendly / No Refined Sugar
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Hi, I'm Karielyn! I'm the published cookbook author of CLEAN DESSERTS and content creator of The Healthy Family and Home website since 2012. I specialize in creating easy, healthy plant-based recipes that are gluten-free + vegan (with a heavy focus on Medical Medium® compliant) and made with clean, real food ingredients that you can feel good about eating.