Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Saturday, June 13, 2009
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. olive oil
4 cups diced fresh or canned tomatoes
½ tsp. dried basil
¼ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. salt
3 tbsp. tomato paste
2 cups broth (I use vegetable)
1 tsp. sugar
2 tbsp. flour
2 cups milk
Saute onions and garlic in butter and oil in a soup pot. Cook 4 minutes, add tomatoes and spices, stir, then add broth, tomato paste and sugar. Simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and puree in a blender or food processor and pour back into the saucepan. Mix milk and flour in the blender and stir into the tomato mixture. Simmer 10 minutes and serve. Serves 6.
Friday, June 5, 2009
Green Machine Smoothie
½ c. plain yogurt (raw is best)
1 c. fresh spinach (washed, no need to dry, pressed down)
1/2 c. fresh pineapple (or frozen)
1 frozen banana (or fresh)
3 ice cubes
Mix it all up in a blender, making sure that the yogurt is at the bottom of the blender for best mixing. Refreshing!
Peanut butter granola bars
Mix wet ingredients:
1 c. natural peanut butter, unsweetened (or any nut butter like almond or cashew)
½ c. agave nectar (or honey)
¼ c. coconut oil or butter, melted
¼ c. warm water
Mix dry ingredients:
½ c. shredded coconut, unsweetened and unsulphured
3 c. rolled oats
½ tsp. salt
3/4 c. mini dark chocolate chips
Combine everything and stir it up well with a big spoon. Spread into small greased (w/butter or coconut oil) pan. Score pan of bars into pretty small squares, because these bars are rich. Refrigerate overnight for nutritional soaking benefits to the oats. No baking.
I like to pry each one out of the pan when they are good and cold, and place into an airtight Tupperware kind of container so that I can store them in the freezer (or frig.) and just grab ‘em and go as needed rather than cutting each one along the way.
You can also find this recipe and more in my online cookbook at:
I hope you love 'em!
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
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