The following blog posts are categorized under Dips & Spreads

dip 03.12.2014

Green cannellini bean Dip

  I was pressed to deliver a green snack to a group of lower school kids for St. Patrick’s day, and having contributed guacamole one too many times, I made…

guac 12.05.2013

Guest Blogger: Tara Miko Grayless’ Guacamole with Pomegranate Seeds

I love this gorgeous green and red combination this time of year, don’t you? You can bet I’ll be serving this at my holiday get-togethers. Tara Miko Grayless is the…

sarma2 09.09.2013

Guest Blogger: Sarma Melngailis’ Sesame-Vegetable Noodles with Herbs

  Sarma Melngailis is the owner of one of my FAVORITE restaurants in New York City, Pure Food and Wine, and take-a-way’s, One Lucky Duck. She’s the author of two…

_MG_5221 07.10.2013

What’s Hot: Avocado Toast

This recipe is my idea of comfort food.  Every once in a while I crave this perfect combination of creamy avocado, heat, salt, citrus and healthy fat. It’s more of…


Marinade from the Ranch

With grill season coming up, everybody needs an easy marinade to have on hand. This is Rancho La Puerta’s “Saturday Marinade.” Ingredients 1 ounce extra virgin olive oil 1 medium shallot, diced 2 cloves minced garlic 1 tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried 1 tablespoon fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried 10 ounces soy or Tamari sauce (you can also substitute coconut amino’s, a soy sauce alternative) Ground black pepper (I prefer cayenne for more kick) Preparation Mix ingredients This is perfect for: Vegetables, like onions, zucchini, peppers, eggplant, corn, poultry

texas-caviar 03.13.2012

Texas Caviar

  This dip is perfect for a tailgate party. Bring lots of chips and be prepared to be very popular. Ingredients 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 orange bell pepper,…

avocado-guacamole 02.02.2012

Avocado-Corn Guacamole

  Recipe reprinted from Raw Food Real World, by Sarma Melngailis Ingredients 6 ripe avocados, pitted 2 cups fresh corn kernels, cut from 2 ears (or use thawed frozen corn…

mushrooms 12.22.2010

Porcini and Pecan Pate

  Adapted from Chef Sean Baker Ingredients 1 cup pecans ½ cup dried porcini mushrooms, (have used shitake too) 1 cup boiling water ½ pound Portobello mushrooms 2 tablespoons tamari…

_MG_4898 09.01.2010

Pink Nut Pate

  The Raw Food way of eating is based on increasing your ‘living foods’ and therefore increasing your ingestion of live enzymes, so your body does not have to utilize…

pesto 07.28.2010

Mix and Match Pesto

  I love making this every Summer when the fresh herbs are plentiful.  I make so much pesto at one time that I routinely run out of ingredients so I’ve…


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