Healthy eating, Recipes, Vegetarian

Almond Crust Pizza

Almond crust pizza for 2 people Ingredients 3/4 cup of almond meal 1 large egg Salt and black pepper Optional herbs such as teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, sage or oregano A tablespoon of olive oil For the topping 1 onion chopped 2-4 cloves of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 tomatoes chopped Salt and… Continue reading Almond Crust Pizza

Recipes, Sugar

Raspberry and Chocolate Custard Pie

This recipe makes a chocolate crust, but eliminate the chocolate if you prefer a plain version. No added sugar, and it's delicious! Ingredients For the pastry 4 oz whole wheat pastry flour 2 oz butter 3-4 tablespoons of water 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder 1 beaten egg for wash For the custard 4 large egg… Continue reading Raspberry and Chocolate Custard Pie

Recipes, Soups and sauces

Cauliflower and lentil soup

Serves 4 1 ½ cups red lentils 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 chili pepper, finely chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon freshly toasted and ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 3 cups hot water 3 teaspoons white miso 1… Continue reading Cauliflower and lentil soup

Recipes, Vegetarian

Scrumptious Veggie Curry

Serves 4 with brown rice I red onion 2 carrots 1 sweet potato 2 leeks 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup of chopped tofu 1 chilli pepper 1 red pepper 1 teaspoons of ground cumin seeds 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds I/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric 1 teaspoon of fresh turmeric root 1… Continue reading Scrumptious Veggie Curry

Recipes, Soups and sauces, Vegetarian

Hazelnut & Manchego Pesto

My farmer’s market is full of fresh herbs at this time of year, and one of the most delicious summer herbs is basil. You can add the leaves to salads, and they are amazingly delicious with tomatoes. Best of all you can make pesto and serve it with roasted vegetables, or whole wheat pasta, or… Continue reading Hazelnut & Manchego Pesto

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Best beet dip you will ever taste

This recipe makes a hummus-like sauce, dip, sandwich filler, garlicky delight. Ingredients 1lb of roasted beets, peeled ½ cup of walnuts 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds 1 clove of garlic Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds salt and black pepper to taste Splash of extra virgin olive oil   Toast the walnuts… Continue reading Best beet dip you will ever taste

Healthy eating, Vegetarian

Walnut pesto

Ingredients 1 large bunch of basil leaves Juice of 1 lemon 1 clove of garlic ½ cup of walnuts ½ cup of grated parmesan cheese a splash of olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh, fragrant basil in the farmer’s market means summer is here at last. This pesto is very easy to… Continue reading Walnut pesto

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Tom’s sweet lentil stew

This is another great recipe from my good friend Tom. He is a talented cook, always a  creator of delectable food. Enjoy his easy to make and delicious, healthy soup! 2 garnet yams 2 celery stalks diced 1 small onion diced 2 Tbs. olive oil 1.5 cups green or brown lentils 1 quart vegetable stock… Continue reading Tom’s sweet lentil stew

Healthy eating, Recipes

Maeve’s Healthy Fish and Chips

Yum, this is really easy and tasty. You can use sweet potato instead of parsnip, and roast other veggies to go along with it if you like. I used Pacific wild halibut last time I made this - scrumptious! 8oz of white fish per person (remember to check Monterey Bay Guide before you buy) 1… Continue reading Maeve’s Healthy Fish and Chips