Tatu’s Tahini and flat parsley dressing

A salad dressing to tantalise taste buds and make your salad the yummiest meal of all.

tahini and parsley for AY recipe

Tatu is one of AdventureYogi’s head chefs and with her years of experience she can make the most delicious foods out of nothing!   A remarkable feat as I myself find that a special talent (one that I sadly don’t have!)  At least I get to eat her delicious treats on our yoga retreats!

This is a dressing that Tatu makes on most of our retreats and one that everyone asks after post retreat.  So we have decided to share it with everyone.   Read below how to make your salad the best part of your meal with this zesty savory dressing.

Tahini and Flat Leaf Parsley Dressing

 1 tsp Tahini paste

¼  tsp honey

3 tbsp olive oil

4 tbsp warm water

1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

Juice of one lemon

Salt and pepper to taste

Combine all ingredient in a small bowl and mix gently until you have the desired texture, add water/lemon/oil until you have the balance that is right for you.

Fabulous with lentil burgers and lots of salad.

This really makes a salad so much more interesting than just leaves, you can also add it to steamed vegetables for a different taste.

Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds, which are very high in copper. Copper is an essential mineral for the body to produce hair colouring amongst many other important roles in metabolizing nutrients. Another mineral found in high quantities in sesame seeds is magnesium which helps to calm the nerves and relax the muscles. It is essential for metabolism and production of seratonin.

Tatu is a nutritional therapist and chef on AdventureYogi yoga retreats and yoga holidays.  Read more about Tatu and her experience and treats

If you would like to join us on one of our yoga retreats in the UK or yoga holidays abroad then have a look at our website AdventureYogi for more info.

 

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Michelle is the co-founder of AdventureYogi. She began this way of life when she spent her winters in the Italian and French Alps, and her summers in Sardinia, working in the tourism industry managing chalets in Chamonix and villas in Sardinia. She then moved to Japan to pursue her passion of snowboarding in the Japanese Alps and this is where her interest in natural health, healing and yoga developed.