- 1/3 cup raw cashews
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp dijon mustard
- 1.5 Tbsp gluten free Worcestershire sauce
- Pinch sea salt
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/8 tsp allspice
- 2 Tbsp dried porcini mushroom- rehydrated
- 10 drops Omica liquid stevia or 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1/2- 3/4 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup raw cashews
- 1/2 cup raw hemp seeds
- 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
- 6 cups chopped organic Romain lettuce
- 3 cups chopped butter leaf lettuce
- 1/2 cup chopped dill
- 1/2 – 3/4 cup capers
- Combine dressing ingredients into a high powered blender. Blend until smooth. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
- Combing all crouton ingredients into a food processor and pulse until combined. Set aside.
- Gather a large mixing bowl and add all salad ingredients. Add dressing and toss until combined. Top with croutons and serve immediately.
Source – Justine Stenger
(Adapted from Urban Remedy)
Capers have a rich, salty flavour that adds incredible depth to this Caesar Salad. Capers are packed with nutrition and have been named as one of the worlds most antioxidant rich foods, containing an ORAC score of 65,598 per 100 grams.
Capers are rich in two specific antioxidants, quercetin and ruin. Both have been shown to support mast cell activation syndrome as well as histamine intolerance.
Capers have also been shown to support healthy food sugar levels. If you are not adding Capers to your diet on a regular basis, now is the time to start!
Justine Stenger received her degree from the University of Alberta in Nutrition and Physical education. She proceeded to pursue a Holistic Nutrition/Therapeutic Chef certification from Bauman College. Justine has completed her Functional Medicine training through the Institute for Functional Medicine and is a Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach, certified through the Institute for Functional Medicine. Justine is a trained Bredesen (RECODE) practitioner and specializes in cell membrane medicine, and works primarily with patients who suffer with neurological conditions, mast cell activation syndrome, Lyme disease, and autoimmune disease.
Justine has worked beside Dr. Bruce Hoffman for the past 10 years and has supported hundreds of Dr Hoffman’s chronic, complex illness patients nutritionally.
University Of Alberta – Nutrition & Physical Education , IFM – Functional Medicine Trained, IFM -Bredesen Practitioner, The dr.Com -Certified Gluten Practitioner, Bauman College – Holistic Nutrition & Certified Therapeutic Chef, Institute For Functional Medicine – Certified Health Coach