Creamy Spicy Tahini Salad Recipe



Most people think a salad like this one is exactly the kind of food you can’t eat if you have acid reflux. But in fact, this is exactly the kind of food you SHOULD be eating if you want to kick your reflux problem for good!

On Thursday, I’ll share the 10 worst foods that make acid reflux more severe – plus what to do instead – so be on the lookout for that if you’re one of two Americans (can you believe half of you reading this article has suffers from reflux in one way or another!) who suffer from heartburn and indigestion.

This spicy salad is full of in-season alkaline veggies and topped with a dressing that you’re going to absolutely love. It’s perfect for hot summer nights, as well as weekday lunches.

So give it a try and let me know what you think over on Facebook.


Ingredients [Serves 4]

1 head of romaine lettuce or large bunch of kale
1 cucumber, sliced or chopped
1 tomato, diced
Optional: 1 red or yellow bell pepper, sliced or diced


¼ cup onion, chopped
¼ cup filtered water + 1/8 cup filtered water
4 tbsp. tahini
1 tsp. shoyu or gluten-free tamari or Braggs Liquid Aminos
1 tsp. lime juice, fresh squeezed
1 tsp. paprika
¼ tsp. coriander
¼ tsp. cumin
¼ tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. Sea salt (Celtic Grey, Himalayan, or Redmond Real Salt)
¼ tsp. chili powder
1 date
Optional:  1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper


Place dressing ingredients in a blender and blend at high speed. In a mixing bowl, combine dressing with romaine or kale, tomato, cucumber, and pepper.

Serve and enjoy!

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The most awesome salad dressing….I even use it as a dip for raw veggies!


The most awesome salad dressing…..I even use it as a dip for raw veggies!!

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