Sauces & Dressings

Isa Does It: Chimichurri Pumpkin Bowl

You know how awesome it is when you discover a healthy, tasty meal that everyone in the family loves?  And it’s quick to make, to boot?  This is one such meal.  Isa Chandra Moskowitz, vegan chef extraordinaire, has blown me away with her recent cookbook, Isa Does It.   Every single recipe I’ve made from…

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Blackberries Galore!

One of the perks of living here in the Seattle area are the wild blackberries that abound this time of year.  I’m so used to being able to go to any number of parks, backyards – even the side of the road! – to pick free blackberries, that I can never bring myself to actually…

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Engine 2 Diet: Oil-Free Avocado Pesto

When I considered trying to cook with little to no oil, the first recipe that popped into my head was pesto!  My beloved pesto sauce, ranking in the top 5 of my favorite foods of all time, contains 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil.  There is no way I would ever give up pesto for…

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Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

In my mind, pesto = bliss.  I have a classic basil pesto recipe that I make all the time during the summer, and I can never get enough.   (You can find the recipe HERE.)  Tonight I had a very small bunch of basil on hand, and I wanted pesto but I knew that it…

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Vegan Pesto Sauce

I can’t get enough of this rich and creamy pesto sauce. It is so versatile and always adds a delicious touch to any dish! Tonight I spooned it onto a pizza, but I also like it tossed with potato gnocchi or pasta, stuffed into phyllo triangles, or spread on a sandwich. The options are virtually…

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