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Butternut Squash Crumble

05 December

Ingredients: 1½ pounds butternut squash 1 small fennel, trimmed 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 14-ounce can chopped tomatoes 2/3 cup whipping cream or coconut milk Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 cup whole wheat flour or your choice ¼ cup butter, diced 1/3 cup macadamia nuts, chopped ¼ cup […]

Spicy Cauliflower with Toasted Almonds

05 December

Ingredients: ¼ cup whole blanched almonds 1 large cauliflower, separated into florets ¼ cup butter 1 onion, finely chopped ½ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon turmeric 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup dried breadcrumbs Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Heat a wok or large, heavy skillet until hot. Add the almonds and […]

Potato Leek Soup with Thyme

05 December

Ingredients 2 pounds leeks 1 pound potatoes ½ cup butter 1 large sprig of thyme, plus extra to garnish 1¼ cups milk, or coconut milk or other alternative Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. Top and tail the leeks, and strip away the tough outer leaves. Cut into thick slices and wash thoroughly […]

Potato Squash Cakes with Hot Applesauce

05 December

Ingredients: ½ pound potatoes, peeled 1 medium butternut squash, peeled 1 tablespoon butter 1 egg yolk 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon grated onion 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro ¼ cup flour seasoned with salt and pepper 1 egg, beaten ¼ cup Brazil nuts, ground 4 apples, peeled, and cut into cubes lemon zest […]

Gremolata

28 November

Gremolata is a mixture of parsley and lemon zest. This garnish adds a fresh bright finish to chicken, roasted vegetables like winter squash, and even eggs. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon grated or finely chopped lemon zest 2 cloves garlic, minced Directions: 1. Mix all the ingredients together. Store in an airtight jar […]

Fall Minestrone Soup with Butternut Squash and Kale

28 November

Ingredients: 1 cup dried cannellini or borlotti beans soaked overnight ¼ cups olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 1 large leek, cleaned and sliced into rounds 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage 1 bunch kale, stemmed and chopped 1 […]

Poached Apples with Cloves, Mint, and Basil

28 November

This is adapted from a recipe in The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook (Thunder Bay Press), a great book I highly recommend, full of delightful recipes that are fun and delicious. It was first published in 1996. Ingredients: 4 large or 6 small pippin apples 2½ cups water 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ cup sweetener of choice […]

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Garlic

28 November

Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 thyme sprigs Sea salt Juice of ½ lemon Directions: 1. Trim away any outer leaves that are damaged and cut the sprouts in half, then cook in a pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender. Drain well. […]