A perfect way to change up your menu and includes a traditional Greek feel with homemade tzatziki, hummus, and pita bread.
1 cup greek whole milk yogurt
1 english cucumber, finely grated and drained
2 cloves of garlic minced
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
Salt as needed
Measure 1 cup of Greek Yogurt.
Grate the cucumber ad put the rest in a strainer
Add lemon juice and lemon zest
Add garlic and salt
Mix and it's ready to serve!
1 can chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon)
1/4 cup (well-sitrred tahini)
1 small garlic clove minced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil and some for serving
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Za'taar sprinkled on top
Paprika sprinkled on top
Salt to taste
In a food processor first add the Tahini and Lemon Juice for one minute.
Next, add the olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the tahini and lemon juice.
Process in the blender for 60 secs (1 minute) Add water if wanted for a less consistency
Taste and add salt and toppings paprika and za'taar sprinkled on top with olive oil
Cutting back on carbs can feel like the end of the world. There are plenty of alternatives like cauliflower pizza, butternut squash and zuchinni spiral noodles. You'll need cauliflower, shredded cheese (non-dairy or dairy), egg or egg substitute, sauce, and cheese (dairy or non-dairy) and a lot of love.
Grate cauliflower heads and measure out two cups. Heat a pan on low temperature until the moisture is completely out. Lay out the dough on parchment paper. Use a paper towel to absorb any extra water. Then, mix the dough with 1 egg or egg substitute, 1 cup of shredded cheese or non-dairy cheese. Spread out on parchment paper and make the crust 1/2 inch thick. Place in oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let it cool slightly and add sauce, cheese, and any other toppings. Bake for another 20 minutes. Enjoy this guilt-free delight.
When your tucked inside on those snowy evenings, it calls for a warm pick-you-up veggie chili. You'll need an assortment of your favorite vegetables.
In a large pot, drizzle olive oil and place minced garlic, celery, onions, celery, and peppers until they're thoroughly cooked. Keep mixing around so that the vegetables don't burn or overcook. Add more vegetable broth and tomato paste, seasonings, salt, pepper, chili powder, and paprika for extra flavor. Keep cooking and add the corn and kidney beans last. You will know when the dish is ready if the veggies are soft and the ingredients are well blended. Takes about an hour to cook.
For all the vegetariands and vegans that have a craving for a substitute to Buffalo Wings. All you need is cauliflower, buffalo sauce or hot sauce, and a tad of butter or butter substitute.
First, cut your cauliflower into small pieces. Mix together the whole wheat flour and water in a bowl. Coat cauliflower pieces with the mix. Bake at 450 degrees for about 20 minutes until slightly browned. Melt butter in pan and pour hot sauce or buffalo sauce in it. Coat the cauliflower with the sauce. Bake cauliflower another 10-15 minutes until it's brown and crispy. You can decide if you want to cook it longer or not.
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