Dinner

ZUCCHINI FETTUCCINE AND CAULIFLOWER ALFREDO

  INGREDIENTS: FOR THE SAUCE: 4 heaping cups cauliflower florets (1 small/medium cauliflower) ½ tablespoon coconut oil 2 cloves minced garlic ½ cup vanilla almond milk 2 tbsp flax-seed 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt, or to taste […]

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Caprese with avocado

If you appreciate traditional Italian insalata caprese, try this similar avocado caprese salad with fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and ripe red tomatoes, and the addition of avocados for extra flavor. INGREDIENTS: 2 avocados, sliced 2 ripe tomatoes 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese 1 1/2 ounce bunch fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup good quality olive oil 1/4 […]

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Garlicky Italian Bread

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1 large egg, beaten 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 c. whole milk 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1 c. minced tomatoes 1/4 c. finely chopped basil 2 tbsp. freshly […]

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Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. zucchini (about 2 large) 1/2 Onion, finely chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 1/2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan 3/4 c. all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. marinara one  tbsp. thinly sliced fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. […]

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Caprese Bites

INGREDIENTS: 8 oz. mozzarella balls 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes kosher salt 24 cherry tomatoes 12 fresh basil leaves 1 c. balsamic vinegar PREPARATION: In a small bowl, stir together mozzarella, olive oil, Italian seasoning, crushed red pepper flakes, and season with salt. Set aside. […]

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Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette

Grilled Vegetables with Basil Vinaigrette has the dressing that comes together in one minute in a blender or food processor and tastes like a beautiful basil bomb exploded in your mouth. If you want to add protein but still keep it light and vegetarian, grilled tofu or tempeh is great. INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, trimmed […]

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Seared Baby Eggplant with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Ingredients Basil Oil 1 cup tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup olive oil Eggplant 3 baby eggplants (1 lb.), sliced into 30 1/2-inch-thick rounds 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 leek, halved, white and light green parts cut into half-moons 4 Tbs. white wine vinegar, divided 1 6-oz. ball fresh mozzarella, sliced into 6 rounds […]

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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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Ratatouille Classic

“Simply delicious aubergines, courgettes & peppers. “ Time: 1h:15min Ingredients: 2 red onions 4 cloves of garlic 2 aubergines 3 courgettes 3 red or yellow peppers 6 ripe tomatoes 1/2 a bunch of fresh basil olive oil a few springs of fresh thyme 1 x 400g tin of quality plum tomatoes 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar […]

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Cucumber Avocado Toast

Easy and quick yet tasty and healthy avocado toast with cucumber and basil leaves. Prep. Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 Ingredients: 2 slices whole wheat bread 4 tablespoons mashed avocado 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cucumber, sliced A few basil leaves, chopped Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: Mix mashed avocado with lemon juice. Slather […]

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