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Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto
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Ingredients
  1. 1 large bunch cilantro, washed and spun dry
  2. 1 handful flat leaf parsley, washed and spun dry
  3. 2 TBSP minced red onion
  4. 2 TBSP olive oil
  5. Juice of one small lime
  6. 1 TBSP red wine vinegar
  7. 1 handful of cashews
  8. salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in food processor and puree until smooth.
  2. If mixture is too liquid, add more cashews.
  3. If mixture is too thick, add more oil and vinegar.
Notes
  1. This is a small recipe that is meant as a condiment and may be difficult to make in a larger food processor. If you don't have a small food processor, I recommend doubling or triping the recipe and freezing leftovers in small containers for future use.
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Cilantro Lime Crema

Cilantro Lime Crema
Yields 1
This is a great alternative to sour cream. Serve it with tacos, enchilandas, nachos, mexican pizza, grilled shrimp . . . the possibilities are endless.
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 handful cilantro
  2. 1 small clove garlic
  3. 1-2 TBSP lime juice
  4. 1/3-1/2 cup greek yogurt (fat free or 2%)
Instructions
  1. Puree all ingredients in food processor until smooth.
  2. Serve as a condiment.
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Kale Chips with Miso Yogurt Dip

kale chips with miso yogurt sauce

Kale Chips with Miso Yogurt Dip
Serves 2
These kale chips make a great healthy snack. The dip also makes a great salad dressing.
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For the Kale Chips
  1. 1 bunch kale
  2. olive oil spray
  3. sea salt
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Remove tough stems from kale leaves, wash and spin dry.
  3. Cut or tear kale into pieces and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. (One bunch of kale will fill two large baking sheets.)
  4. Spray leaves wtih olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  5. Bake for ~10 minutes until kale is crispy.
For the Miso Yogurt Dip
  1. 2 TBSP white miso
  2. 1 TBSP lemon juice
  3. 1 small clove of garlic
  4. 2 TBSP seasoned rice vinegar
  5. 2 TBSP plain greek yogurt (non-fat or 2%)
  6. freshly ground black pepper
Directions
  1. Place all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve with kale chips.
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