Tahini Lemon Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yields: 1 servings Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoons tahini 1/4 cup water 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoon tamari soy sauce 2 tablespoons tamari 2 tablespoons maple syrup Pinch of cayenne Directions: In a blender, mix tahini and water until combined. Add remaining ingredients and continue to mix until all…

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Oatmeal Pancakes or Waffles

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Yields: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 2 cups water 1 banana 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons oil Directions: Place all ingredients, except oil, in a blender and blend until smooth. Let stand a few minutes until…

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Tempeh Croutons

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 package tempeh 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon shoyu Directions: Slice tempeh into bite-size cubes. In a bowl, mix together the oil, vinegar and shoyu. Add tempeh and mix well. Place tempeh in a baking dish or…

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Kung-Fu Hijiki Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup hijiki 5 cups water 1 yellow or red pepper, chopped 4 scallions, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1/2 cup corn kernels, fresh off the cob 5 to 6 cherry tomatoes chopped in half (optional) 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons umeboshi vinegar…

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Hijiki Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup hijiki 3 cups carrots, grated 2 cups purple cabbage, grated 2 tablespoons ginger, grated 4 tablespoons umeboshi vinegar 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil Directions: Soak hijiki in water for 30 minutes, then rinse. Place carrots, cabbage and ginger in a large…

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Pumpkin Seed Dressing

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup roasted pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced 3 tablespoons scallions 2 teaspoons umeboshi paste 1/2 cup water Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until creamy. Notes: Serve over steamed vegetables, salad, or noodles.

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Dandelion Salad with Warm Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 5 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 large bunches dandelion greens 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup hazelnuts, coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Wash greens, remove stems and chop into 3/4-inch pieces. Place greens in a large…

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