Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch cilantro washed and spun dry
  • 1 handful flat leaf parsley washed and spun dry
  • 2 TBSP minced red onion
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • Juice of one small lime
  • 1 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 1 handful of cashews
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in food processor and puree until smooth.
  • If mixture is too liquid, add more cashews.
  • If mixture is too thick, add more oil and vinegar.

Notes

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.

Cilantro Lime Crema

Cilantro Lime Crema

This is a great alternative to sour cream. Serve it with tacos, enchilandas, nachos, mexican pizza, grilled shrimp . . . the possibilities are endless.
Prep Time10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1-2 TBSP lime juice
  • 1/3-1/2 cup greek yogurt fat free or 2%

Instructions

  • Puree all ingredients in food processor until smooth.
  • Serve as a condiment.

Kale Chips with Miso Yogurt Dip

kale chips with miso yogurt sauce

Kale Chips with Miso Yogurt Dip

These kale chips make a great healthy snack. The dip also makes a great salad dressing.
Servings: 2

Ingredients

For the Kale Chips

  • 1 bunch kale
  • olive oil spray
  • sea salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Remove tough stems from kale leaves wash and spin dry.
  • Cut or tear kale into pieces and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. One bunch of kale will fill two large baking sheets.
  • Spray leaves wtih olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake for ~10 minutes until kale is crispy.

Instructions

For the Miso Yogurt Dip

  • 2 TBSP white miso
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • 2 TBSP seasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 TBSP plain greek yogurt (non-fat or 2%)
  • freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Place all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Serve with kale chips.