Basil Pesto

Ingredients:

  • 3 ½ – 4 cups fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped parsley (optional)
  • ½ – 3/4 cup freshly grated romano cheese
  • ¼ cup pine nuts or raw cashew pieces, lightly toasted (see notes)
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3
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Winter Vegetable Coconut Curry

Served over cooked rice or millet, this flavourful curry makes a beautiful winter dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup minced onion
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • Water for sautéing
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups chopped green cabbage
  •  3 cups cubed squash, par-boiled
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Gazpacho

Makes 5 cups (1.2L)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) tomato juice, fresh or canned
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, quartered -about 2 cups chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, quartered
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Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 1/3 cup raw or brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup buttermilk or yogurt
  • ¼ cup melted butter
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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 ½ cups rice flour
  • ½ cup potato flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 ¾ cups chocolate
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Quinoa Tabouli

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh mint leaves (or 1 Tbsp dried)
  • 4 cups fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 – ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp
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