Mango salsa

In honor of World Meat Free Day {today}, I am posting this delicious totally vegan/vegetarian party snack to celebrate! Go veggie!    Ingredients 1 mango 1 avocado 1/2 sweet white onion 6 medley tomatoes 3 tbsp. Sesame, sunflower, or olive oil 1 tsp. lemon juice Sprig of fresh cilantro Pinch of salt Pinch of freshly ground…

Greek Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1 cup of high quality extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. of lemon juice 1 tsp. of parsley 1 tsp. of minced garlic 1 tsp. of oregano 1/2 tsp. of crushed rosemary 1/4 tsp. of ground black pepper Directions 1. Simply mix these ingredients together until it becomes…

Homemade Tomato Sauce (serves ~4)

We had several fresh tomatoes from our plant and decided to whip up some homemade sauce with it! The recipe ended up tasting a little sweeter than what I’m used to but, boy, it was delicious! Ingredients 4 cups of tomatoes (rough estimate) 1 carrot 2 cloves of garlic (2 tsp of minced garlic) 2…

Chewy Flatbread + Dipping Oil

Ingredients 1 package of active dry yeast 1/2 tsp. of sugar 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour (will need more for preparation) 1 tsp. of salt 1/2 tbsp. of ground thyme 3/4 cups of water 1 tsp. of oil garnish options: mozzarella/feta/parmesan/parsley/sun-dried tomatoes/pesto Directions 1. Mix together the yeast, sugar, flour, salt and thyme in…

Spinach Artichoke Dip (serves 6)

Ingredients 1 tablespoons butter 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 (7 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 (5 ounce) package chopped spinach, drained and squeezed dry 4 ounces cream cheese 1 pinch ground nutmeg salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Directions 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees…

Meatballs (makes 12)

Ingredients ½ lb of ground beef ½ lb of ground pork 2 tbs of minced garlic ¼ tsp of salt pinch of pepper ¼ tsp of parsley 1 large potato 1/3 cup shredded cheese of your choice (for dairy free, try Pecorino Romano Cheese made from sheep’s milk) Directions 1. Shred potato into thin short slices….