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Vegan mock chopped liver. Creamy Cumin Ranch Dressing (dairy free) ~ Veggie Inspired. How To Make Your Own Healthy Condiments - mindbodygreen. If you're looking to make a healthy change in your life, you know that processed condiments can be a big roadblock to your goals with added sugars and unhealthy oils.

How To Make Your Own Healthy Condiments - mindbodygreen

Check out the DIY condiment recipes below to create your own healthier versions that actually taste way better than the original. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard So exceedingly simple and so much better than store-bought mustards. Ingredients ¼ cup brown mustard seeds (I love The Spice House for seeds)¼ cup yellow mustard seeds½ cup dry white wine½ cup white wine vinegar½ teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon light brown sugar (optional) or raw honey. 4 Avocado Hacks You Never Knew You Needed. Carolina Santos-Neves, mbg’s contributing food editor, is the former chef at Comodo, Colonia Verde, and Comparti Catering.

4 Avocado Hacks You Never Knew You Needed

She’s a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Chef’s Training program and a Brussels sprout fanatic. In this series, we’ll be exploring all her tricks for plant-based cooking. Get ready for your greens to get a major upgrade. RED ONION JAM. 3 recipes for homemade vegan mayonnaise. Mayonnaise is one of those household items that we continue to buy at the store, even though we can make it at home more easily, cheaply, and to our own specifications.

3 recipes for homemade vegan mayonnaise

Most of us just don't think to make it ourselves. Grilled Eggplant Salad Recipe. Ultimate Guacamole (For Cinco De Mayo & Every Other Day) Packed with healthy fats, fiber, potassium, vitamin E, folic acid and B vitamins, it's no mystery that avocados are a nutrition wonder.

Ultimate Guacamole (For Cinco De Mayo & Every Other Day)

Tahini + Beet Dip. In this version of a favorite pureed beet dish, tahini, or Middle Eastern sesame paste, shares the stage with the cooked beets.

Tahini + Beet Dip

The sweet, earthy taste of the beets helps balance the slight bitterness of the tahini. Top this shocking pink puree with lots of fresh dill and mint or sprinkle with dukka, an addictive Egyptian blend of finely ground toasted almonds or hazelnuts, sesame seeds, cumin, and coriander. Spread the puree on toast or crackers, or serve as a dip with pita chips, warmed soft pita, or vegetable crudités. If possible, make the puree a day to two ahead so the flavors will have time to develop.

Tahini + Beet Puree Makes 2 cups Ingredients. Basil Dressing. Avocado Sauce. Garlic Aioli. Red pepper walnut paste. Ultimate Guacamole (For Cinco De Mayo & Every Other Day) Green Pea Guacamole. 5 stars based on 1 votes Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Pinterest This is the recipe that caused an uproar on the Internet a few weeks ago, when The New York Times tweeted “Add peas to your guacamole.

Green Pea Guacamole

Trust us.” People were outraged by the idea of messing with such a classic recipe, and Twitter blew up with funny replies. Even President Obama weighed in. I was skeptical too, but also intrigued. Begin by roasting just one of the jalapeño peppers (the other is used raw). Place the blackened jalapeño in a small bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Combine the roasted jalapeño, raw jalapeño, peas and cilantro in the bowl of a food processor. Process until almost smooth but still a little chunky. Scoop the avocado flesh into a large bowl Add the pea mixture, scallions, lime zest, lime juice and salt. Mash until well combined but still a little chunky.

Garnish with more chopped cilantro and serve with tortilla chips. An Easy Ginger Tahini Sauce (To Put On Just About Everything!) Macadamia nut butter : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter. Macadamia nut butter Posted by Teresa Cutter on Saturday, March 5, 2011 · 28 Comments All natural and 100 % good for you. there are no excuses to buy store bought nut butters ever again.

Macadamia nut butter : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter

Macadamia nuts make the most amazing butters because they are so deliciously creamy and high in anti-inflammatory mono-unsaturated fats similar to olive oil and avocado. Sweet Chili Sauce : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter. Sweet Chili Sauce Posted by Teresa Cutter on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 · 21 Comments Here’s the perfect recipe if you feel like adding a boost of flavour and a touch of warmth to your meals.

Sweet Chili Sauce : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter

A purely delicious and healthy sweet chilli sauce that you can make in about 5 minutes. The sauce adds a little punch to tomato soup, your next chilli con carne, pan roasted salmon or organic poached chicken. How To Make The Perfect Dressing : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter. How To Make The Perfect Dressing Posted by Teresa Cutter on Sunday, November 2, 2014 · 3 Comments A good dressing will turn any salad into a masterpiece.

How To Make The Perfect Dressing : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter

I try to eat at least one large bowl of salad every day. I make lunch my main meal of the day and pile a bowl full of leafy greens and thinly sliced raw seasonal vegetables into my favourite stainless steel mixing bowl – toss through my dressing and enjoy every mouthful. If I’m at work and pressed for time, I grab a couple of bags of fresh washed salad leaves from the supermarket, put them into a bowl and then drizzle over some lemon and some extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) that I keep at my work desk. There are two styles of dressing. A good salad dressing normally consists of 3 parts oil to 1 part acid. My top cold-pressed oils for salad dressings: Cold Pressed Olive Oil - the king of oils Flaxseed Oil Walnut Oil Macadamia nut Oil Avocado oil Additional Tasty Extras: Dijon Mustard Fresh Herbs Sea Salt Black Pepper. Crazy-Good Ranch Dressing. Slurp!

Crazy-Good Ranch Dressing

I want to drink this dressing through a straw. Might be a little salty… instead, maybe I can bathe in it? All I’m saying is, throw me into a tub of this stuff and I will happily drink my way out! It’s delicious on salad, or as sauce for pasta, veggies, or beans. Or my new favorite: poured over Cauliflower Nuggets. Mango Coconut Salsa : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter. Mango Coconut Salsa Posted by Teresa Cutter on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 · 8 Comments This is a purely delicious recipe from my 80/20 book. My mango coconut salsa is perfect for your Australia Day summer time BBQ and it goes wonderfully well with just about anything from white fish to poached organic chicken. Skinny Dips : The Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter. Skinny Dips. Ultimate Guacamole (For Cinco De Mayo & Every Other Day) Next-Level Hummus: Roasted Garlic + Cauliflower.

Anyone who's been on an anti-candida protocol knows it can certainly be a challenge, and it isn't a quick fix by any means. Having to eliminate many foods, sugar and carbohydrates often makes for a frustrating first go. It’s tough but it isn't impossible. Beyond Avocado: 3 New Healthy Toasts To Try. An Easy 1-Day Vegan Meal Plan (On A Budget) Eating a healthy, balanced diet doesn’t have to be time-consuming or costly. I am a busy graduate student and often don’t have much time to spend in the kitchen preparing meals during the week. Here Read The classic avocado toast is much lauded for good reason.

Delicious and versatile, avocados have fantastic health benefits and deserve all the praise they get. Edamame Basil. 3 Detox-Friendly Snacks To Help You Get Clean For Spring. Grain-Free, High-Fiber Breakfast Cookies These soft and cakey cookies are something you can feel good about eating for breakfast. Lightly sweetened with honey and high in fiber from sweet potatoes and nuts, just one batch will provide Read Looking for three healthy snacks that are gluten-free, allergy-friendly, paleo and detox-approved? Enjoy one of these dips with a flax cracker, celery sticks, red pepper slices for an afternoon snack. Snack healthy and kick the afternoon exhaustion to the curb. 3 Delicious Recipes Using Cauliflower. Cauliflower is rich in many vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytochemicals.

The humble cauliflower is also extremely versatile. You can eat it raw, add it to salads, use it in place of mashed potatoes and throw it into all sorts of dishes. Cauliflower can even be used to make "rice", which brings me to my first recipe. Entertaining? Try These 4 Vegan, Gluten-Free Dips.