Lunch | Salads

CHICKPEA AND EGGPLANT SALAD

INGREDIENTS 1/2 a small red onion, finely sliced 1 eggplant, cut in half lengthwise and sliced into half moons extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon 2 cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 large fresh tomatoes 1 bunch of fresh parsley, chopped 2 teaspoons garlic-infused olive oil 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper Slivered almonds, […]

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Lunch

ALMOND AND GARLIC SOUP

Ingredients 3 1⁄4 cups ice-cold water 2 1⁄4 cups blanched almonds 6 cloves garlic, peeled 1 (6-oz.) baguette, crusts removed, torn into pieces 1⁄2 cup olive oil, plus more 2 1⁄2 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 drops almond extract Kosher salt, to taste Halved green grapes, for garnish (optional) Instructions Combine 2 cups water, the almonds, garlic, and bread in a food processor […]

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Dinner

Broccoli Meatballs with Garlic-Tomato Sauce

Ingredients Meatballs 4 cups broccoli florets (1 large head) 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 large eggs Garlic-Tomato Sauce 1 Tbs. olive oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 […]

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Breakfast | Gluten Free

Almond Feta Cheese with Herb Oil

Ingredients 1 cup whole blanched almonds 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 Tbs. plus 1/4 cup olive oil, divided 1 clove garlic, peeled 1 1/4 tsp. salt 1 Tbs. fresh thyme leaves 1 tsp. fresh rosemary leaves Preparation 1. Place almonds in medium bowl, and cover with 3 inches cold water. Let soak 24 hours. Drain […]

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Dinner

Incredible Sicilian aubergine stew (Caponata)

“This traditional Sicilian caponata recipe is absolutely gorgeous as a warm side or cold antipasto. ” Ingredients olive oil 2 large aubergines , cut into large chunks 1 heaped teaspoon dried oregano sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 small red onion , peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic , peeled and finely sliced […]

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