Featured Recipe: Hearty Arugula Salad (Diabetic Friendly, Vegan)

Featured Recipe: Hearty Arugula Salad (Diabetic Friendly, Vegan)

This healthy and hearty Arugula Salad is both filling and delicious, and features diabetic-friendly ingredients like monounsaturated and essential fat rich Avocado and plenty of nutrient-dense microgreens!
Prep Time25 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Vegan
Servings: 6 People



  • 2 Organic Radicchio (Small, Chiffonade)
  • 1 Pack “Earthbound Farms” Organic Arugula (142g)
  • 2 Cups “Greenbelt” Organic Sunflower Sprouts
  • 2 Organic Avocado (Medium, Diced)
  • 2 “Pfenning’s” Organic Carrots (Large, Grated)
  • 1 Organic Watermelon Radish (Medium, Thinly Sliced)
  • 1 Cup Organic Cucumber (Sliced in Half Moons)
  • 1 Organic Red Onion (Medium, Sliced Thinly)
  • 1 Pack “Rubies” Organic Grape Tomatoes (255g)
  • 1 Cup Organic Dill (Chopped)
  • 1 Pack “Henry’s” Tempeh (250g, Cubed)
  • 0.5 Cup Organic Walnuts (Halved)
  • 0.25 Cup “Manitoba Harvest” Hemp Seeds


  • 0.33 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 0.5 Cup "Sarafino" Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 0.5 Cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 0.25 Cup “Nature’s Hollow” Sugar-Free Maple Flavoured Syrup (Made with Xylitol)
  • 0.25 tsp Black Pepper
  • Sea Salt (To Taste)


  • In a bowl, whisk together all of the dressing ingredients, drizzling the olive oil into it slowly.
    Hearty Arugula Salad
  • In a large salad bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients, then add your dressing prior to serving and toss well.


Each Serving Contains:
560 calories; 22 g protein; 49 g total fat (0 g trans fat); 30 g total carbohydrates (8 g of sugar); 123 mg sodium (Without Added Salt)