In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Toss with enough dressing to coast, and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Rinse and drain the beans and pat dry. Stir together the beans, maple syrup, smoked paprika, salt and olive oil. Transfer to baking sheet and bake until golden and crispy, 30-40 minutes. Serve warm with salad.
Blend together all of the ingredients using a high-speed blender, food processor, or immersion blender. Season to taste.
*Cheddar Sunflower Seed Chips can be found here
** Soak cashew in boiling water for 1 hour. Rinse and drain.