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First shared recipe!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

I routinely use the recipe calculator for the sake of convenience: enter the total of what I cooked with for a dish so I can track it without "doing the math" for every ingredient. But today I submitted my first recipe to the shared database! It's a Caesar-style vegan dressing, and full of garlic, hence the name "Garlicky Caesar Dressing (vegan)."
recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=2
120889&ff=1

There are a few other vegan Caesars on the site, but none use fresh garlic, which in my book, is essential to a proper Caesar.

We had it for lunch today, tossed with romaine and kale, with lots of sweet little cherry tomatoes on top. Dave is a dressing fiend and I have been known to get on his case about how much he uses, but this time it was a non-issue, as it is not a nutritional black hole. I would have taken a picture, but the salads were gone before I thought of it.
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  • PATTK1220
    This looks delicious!
    1651 days ago
  • TRIXIERUNS
    I checked out this recipe... this looks really good. Trying it soon!
    1654 days ago
  • SPUNKYDUCKY
    It is exciting to try new stuff! I am not a vegan but I rarely eat meat. I am a recovering "starchatarian/vegetarian" so I try to eat a little meat, but as a animal enthusiast, limit it to fish mostly.
    Thanks for submitting!
    1658 days ago
  • SWEDE_SU
    thanks for sharing - i've been working on a caesar dressing too, so you've given me some new ideas!
    1658 days ago
  • SWEDE_SU
    i've been working on a dressing this week - it's been evolving from first the miso tahini lemon, then i added dijon, and more lemon, but it looks like i need to try adding nootch and garlic - thanks for sharing!
    1658 days ago
  • LASKIE2
    Great recipe, I love Spark's nutritional information. Keep your recipes ideas coming! emoticon
    1659 days ago
  • QUEEN-EYDIE
    I'm going to try it---thanks for sharing it with the world!
    1659 days ago
  • DEBADEAU
    Yum! I didn't realize spark had such a calculator... I will have to check it out!
    1659 days ago
  • QHOPE9
    Ooh, this sounds great! I've been wanting to try a vegan dressing like this, but I didn't want to have to pay $30 to have a commercial dressing shipped to me. This one sounds simple and tasty! I will definitely be adding this to my list of recipes to try. Thanks so much! :)
    1659 days ago
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