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Honey Lemon Dressing

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Honey Lemon Dressing

http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/honey-lemon-dressing

http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/honey-lemon-dressing

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon chopped basil
1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil
sea salt and pepper, to taste

In small bowl whisk the lemon juice with the zest, honey and basil. Whisk in extra virgin olive oil and season with sea salt and pepper.

 

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Pumpkin Seed Dressing

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yields: 4 people

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup roasted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
  • 3 tablespoons scallions
  • 2 teaspoons umeboshi paste
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions: 

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until creamy.

Notes: 

  • Serve over steamed vegetables, salad, or noodles.

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Golden Gravy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Prep notes: Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 people

Ingredients: 

  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons whole wheat or potato flour
  • 2 ounces ghee
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions: 

  1. In a skillet, sauté the onion in the olive oil until brown.
  2. Add the ghee and lower heat.
  3. As the ghee melts, add the flour, stirring constantly to keep it from burning.
  4. After the flour browns, add vegetable stock until gravy thickens.

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Avocado Dip

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yields: 4 people

Ingredients: 

  • 1 large peeled and stoned avocado
  • 2/3 cup plain goat-milk yogurt or soy yogurt
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • Dash or two of cayenne pepper Sea salt
  • Fresh black pepper

Directions: 

  1. Mash avocado with a fork until very smooth.
  2. Add yogurt, tomato and cayenne. Blend until smooth. This may be done in a food processor, blender or with a fork.
  3. Add sea salt and fresh black pepper.
  4. Serve chilled with mixed raw vegetables.

Notes: 

  • Best made 1 hour maximum before serving.

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Apple Salsa

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yields: 4 people

Ingredients: 

  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 medium sweet onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Directions: 

  1. Mix all ingredients together.

Notes: 

  • If you want smooth salsa, place half of the mixture in a food processor or blender and pulse for 1-2 seconds to chop the mixture, not purée.
  • Try with different apples or combine 3 different types.
  • This is great with baked chips, grilled veggies or in Mexican dishes.

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