Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 4 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 small onion 1 tsp olive oil ⅓ cup pine nuts 3 cloves garlic ½ tsp cumin 1 tsp each oregano, thyme, basil, and salt ½ lemon juiced 1 Tbsp tomato paste Directions: Bring water, lentil, and bay leaf to a boil, lower heat… Continue reading Red Lentil Dip
Ingredients: 4 cups dried pinto beans ¾ onion, chopped ¾ green or red pepper 1 8 oz can tomato sauce 1 ½ Tbsp salt ¼ cup cilantro Directions: Soak beans overnight with plenty of water to cover. Place in crockpot and cook for 6-8 hours on high. Sauté onion and pepper in a little bit… Continue reading Dominican Beans
Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp cumin ½ -¾ tsp salt 1 tsp lime juice Cilantro to garnish (optional) Directions: In a medium bowl, mash avocados to desired consistency. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well to combine. Serve.
Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced ½ small red or yellow bell pepper 1 small jalapeño or Serrano pepper, seeded and minced ¼ cup minced onion 1 tsp lime juice ¼ tsp sea salt Directions: Combine all ingredients into a bowl. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.
Ingredients: 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans (or 1 can) 2 Tbsp tahini 2 Tbsp lemon juice ¾ tsp salt 1 ½ tsp dried basil 1 oz chopped sun dried tomatoes ⅛-¼ cup water Directions: Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender to make a thick paste. This should not be thin or watery.… Continue reading Hummus Spread 1
Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic 1 pound asparagus (rough ends removed, cut into 2 inch pieces) 1 pound spinach (washed well) ⅓ cup water 1 cup raw cashews or sunflower seeds 3 Tbsps capers, with brine Salt to taste 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice Directions: In a medium saucepan, sauté garlic in… Continue reading Asparagus-Spinach Dip
Ingredients: 2 cups almonds 1 cup carrot pieces ½ carrot juice/water 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 ½ celery stalks 4 green onions 1 tsp salt 1 tsp paprika 1-2 Tbsps Hickory Seasoning Directions: Place almonds, water, lemon juice, and ½ cup of carrot pieces in blender or food processor. Blend into a purée. Add remaining… Continue reading Mock Salmon Spread
From: Blaney, D and Diehl, H. “Hummus 1.” The Optimal Diet. The Official CHIP Cookbook. Autumn House Publishing, 2009. 63. Print. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans 1 tsp tahini (sesame butter) 1 tsp sesame oil 1 ½ Tbs lemon juice ¼ cup parsley, chopped ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ cup green onions, chopped ½… Continue reading CHIP Hummus Low Oil
From: Blaney, D and Diehl, H. “Hummus 2.” The Optimal Diet. The Official CHIP Cookbook. Autumn House Publishing, 2009. 63. Print. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked or canned garbanzo beans (garbanzo liquid as needed) 3-4 Tbs lemon juice 2 garlic cloves ⅓ cup tahini (sesame butter) 1 tsp onion powder ¼ - ½ tsp salt (to… Continue reading CHIP Hummus No oil
Ingredients: 1 cup cornmeal 1/2 tsp dill weed 1/2 tsp garlic salt 3/4 cup boiling water 2 Tbs butter or margarine Directions: Combine cornmeal, dill weed and garlic salt in bowl; add water and butter, mix thoroughly. Drop 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets by rounded 1/2 teaspoonfuls. Spread each to about 1/16 inch… Continue reading Taco Chips