Raw Zoodle Bowl

Thanks to Samantha Vallejo, my handy dietetic intern for this great recipe. We used it for a cancer fighter/survivor group, and now it is a go-to in my kitchen. Questioning the raw zucchini? So did I, but it is AWESOME!


  • 1 large zucchini, spiralized or peeledScreen Shot 2015-10-26 at 5.38.47 PM
  • 2 large carrots, spiralized or peeled
  • 1 cup purple cabbage,
    chopped into small strips
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped small
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons sesame seeds


  1. Spiralize or peel zucchini and carrots.
  2. Add to a large bowl along with the purple cabbage, celery, cilantro, and sesame seeds. Mix well.

Spicy Dressing Ingredients

  • 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peel removed
  • ½ of an avocado
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • ¼ – 1/3 cup of water, depending on how thick/thin you prefer your dressing
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup (or your favorite sweetener)
  • ½ Tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. fine-grain sea salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Optional add-ins: cashews, peanuts, edamame, green onions, hemp hearts

For the Dressing:

  1. In a blender, combine all of the dressing ingredients and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour dressing over salad, mix well and serve.


Book an appointment here! Marina Bedrossian, RDN, CDN, CLT is a family holistic dietitian who specializes in nutrition for digestive issues, nutrition for Autism, ADHD, and nutrition for food sensitivities. 


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