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Archive for the Sauces Category

Lemon Basil Dressing/Marinade

2-3 cloves of peeled garlic 1 Cup of fresh basil, rinsed, stems removed 2 Tbsp grape seed oil 1/2 to 3/4 Cup Balsamic Vinegar 1 to 2 Fresh Squeezed Lemons (*If you don’t care for lemon, use fresh lime or orange) Directions Mix all ingredients in a

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Pumpkin Seed Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yields: 4 servings 1 cup roasted pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 3 tablespoons scallions 2 teaspoons umeboshi paste 1/2 cup water Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until creamy. Notes: Serve over steamed vegetables, salad, or noodles.  

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Olive Paste

Prep Time:5 minutes Yields:4 servings 8 ounces of your favorite olives 1/4 block soft tofu 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 scallions, chopped Juice of lemon Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender and purée. Season with sea salt and pepper if desired.

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Golden Gravy

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yields: 4 servings 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: In a skillet, sauté the onion in the

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Avocado Dip

Ingredients: 1 large peeled and pitted avocado 2/3 cup plain yogurt, goat yogurt or soy yogurt 1 diced tomato 1/2 red onion chopped dash or two of cayenne pepper sea salt and crushed pepper corns Directions: Mash avocado with a fork until very smooth. Add yogurt, tomato,

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