Make dressing by combining tahini, nutritional yeast, water, lemon juice, rice vinegar, olive oil, coconut aminos, garlic, smoked paprika, cumin and salt in a blender. Process until smooth.
Place kale in a medium bowl. Add 2 tablespoons tahini dressing and massage with clean hands. Wash hands and add cabbage, carrot. Toss with desired amount of additional dressing and serve. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.
Variations for Tahini Salad Dressing
Omit the paprika and cumin. Use apple cider vinegar in place of the rice wine vinegar and add 2 teaspoons minced ginger and 1 teaspoon Sriracha.
For an extra kick, add in ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper.
Use ¼ cup orange juice in place of the lemon juice and rice vinegar.