There are many surprising health benefits to daikon, including strengthening the immune system, fighting cancer, supporting the respiratory health, improving bone health and helping with good digestion just to name a few.
This homemade dressing is easy, inexpensive and fast to prepare. If you suffer from food sensitivities or allergies it may be because of the many unhealthy ingredients that are often hidden in some of the best tasting salad dressing out there.
This recipe makes about 3 cups of dressing. It Can be stored in the refrigerator for about one week after that.
1 cup skinned almonds ( soaked in hot water for 10-15min and drained)
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk or more to achieve needed consistency
1/4 cup of daikon radish ( peeled, cut in 1 inch pieces and washed in 3 salt water to take out the bitterness)
1/2 cup of cold pressed olive oil
2 stalks of green scallions ( washed and cut)
1 lime juiced
few springs of dill and parsley to taste
1 inch piece of fresh ginger( peeled)
2 tsp of pink salt or sea salt
2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
1 clove of garlic (peeled)
2 tbsp of nutritional yeast
1 tsp of black peppercorn
1 tbsp of raw honey or other natural sweeteners
Place almonds and liquid ingredients in the blender and process until smooth, then add the rest of the ingredients and continue processing until well processed. For longevity keep your freshly made dressing in a glass jar or container.