Gingered Up Cabbage-Apple Salad
4 cups cabbage, cubed
1 cup carrots, thin half moons
1 cup any sweet apple, diced
2 Tbsp ginger, small dice
2 tbsp parsley, minced
Bring to a boil 2 cups of spring water in a steaming pot. Place cabbage into a steaming basket and insert into the pot with boiling water. Cover, allow to steam for 3-5 minutes. Remove cabbage and place on a flat plate. Place carrots, apple, and ginger in the steaming basket. Insert into the pot and allow to steam 3 minutes. Remove and place on the plate.
When vegetables cool down, transfer to a salad mixing bowl, add parsley, and toss well.
¼ cup tahini
¼ cup mustard
1 tsp umeboshi vinegar
Juice of 1 orange or ¼ cup water
1 tsp tamari
1 tbsp brown rice syrup
Mix all ingredients. Adjust to the taste.