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: 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: 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
Ingredients: 2 cups water 1/4 cup pimento (unpickled) or roasted red peppers 2 Tbs nutritional yeast flakes 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp garlic powder 3 Tbs cornstarch 1 cup raw cashew pieces 1 ½ Tbs lemon juice Directions: 1. Place all ingredients in a blender. 2. Blend until smooth 3. Pour… Continue reading Cashew Cheese
Ingredients: 1 package morinu tofu 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp chives ½ tsp dill ½ tsp Italian seasoning ⅛ tsp garlic powder 1 Tbs lemon juice 2 Tbs olive oil ⅛ + cup water (optional) 1-2 clove garlic (optional) Directions: Blend all ingredients smooth in a blender. Add… Continue reading No Nut Sour Cream
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