This was a “I haven’t meal planned but here are some ingredients” fly by the seat of my pants for dinner moment. And it turned out really well! (makes 4 servings)

2 chicken breasts, seasoned as you like & bbq’d
1 bunch of Kale, torn into bite sized pieces
2 carrots, grated
1 gala Apple, chopped
4 stalks of celery, diced
2T pumpkin seeds, toasted
2T sunflower seeds, toasted
4 slices of gluten free bread
2t butter or olive oil
Sea salt & 1/2t garlic powder


1/2C nutritional yeast
1/2C water
1/3C Bragg
1/3C apple cider vinegar
4T sesame tahini
3/4C olive oil
2t garlic powder

Blend until smooth. Makes quite a bit, save extra for another day (yay!)

To prepare:

  1. BBQ chicken
  2. in a large bowl put torn Kale, grated carrot, chopped apple & celery
  3. dress (use about 8T) & toss and let sit
  4. in a hot pan toast the seeds, stirring often, place in a bowl
  5. pan fry the bread cubes in 2t of butter & sprinkle with salt & garlic powder
  6. to serve layer: salad, seeds, croutons & chicken