Hot Pink Dressing

One thing I love about this dressing (besides the vibrant color and zippy flavor) is that it features some raw veggies. What better way to top a salad than with more raw veggies?!

gluten free recipes easy - hot pink dressing

This dressing is quick to whip up in your heavy-duty blender and keeps well in the refrigerator. Because the ingredients are available all year-round, you can enjoy it during the heat of summer as well as the cool of winter.

Hot Pink Dressing1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds*

juice of 2 lemons (or about 1/3 cup lemon juice)

1/2 red or sweet onion

1 medium beet, peeled and cut into chunks

1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into chunks

2/3 cup water

2-3 cloves garlic

1 Tbsp. prepared mustard

1 tsp. sea salt

1/3 cup olive oil

opt: 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger (about 1/2 inch)

opt: 1 avocado

Soak sunflower seeds in water for at least an hour or two (preferably overnight). Drain and add with the rest of the ingredients to a blender. Process until smooth. Serve over salad or as a dip.

* you can substitute pumpkin seeds if you’d like

For more great veggie-rich raw food recipes, check out this book packed full of gluten-free vegetarian recipes- easy, tasty and bursting with nutrition!

Raw food recipes- Everyday Wholesome Eating in the Raw


Kim Wilson


  1. Vennesa on May 6, 2015 at 3:41 am

    Looks delicious! Thanks.

  2. Apryl on May 15, 2015 at 9:58 pm

    This looks beautiful and delicious. Thank you for all of your wonderful resources, both your blog and your books!

    • Kim Wilson on May 27, 2015 at 2:04 pm

      Thank YOU for your encouragement!

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