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Summer Quinoa with Mint Dressing

  • 1/2 cup parsley (packed down)
  • 4-5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Sea Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cucumber, deseeded and diced
  • 8-10 grape tomatoes, quartered

In a food processor […]

Marinated Chickpea Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups Garbanzo beans, cooked (can use canned)
  • 8-10 cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3-4 black olive, pitted and chopped
  • 3 shallots, peeled and minced
  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ounce feta cheese, […]

Summer Sea Salad with Mint Dressing

  • 1/2 cup arame, soaked
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large red onion, minced
  • 2 ears fresh corn, kernels removed from the cob
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and deseeded, diced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 7-8 fresh mint leaves, minced
  • 3 tbsp. flax oil
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup or other sweetener
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

In a pot bring two […]

Lambda Lambda Lambda Kabobs

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. fresh rosemary
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 pound boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1/2 inch cubes (can substitute other meat or extra firm tofu)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and cut into […]

Chick Pea and Capers

  • 1 cup chick peas (garbanzos), soaked 8-18 hours with a piece of kombu or kelp
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and deseeded, diced
  • 1 tbsp. capers
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill or 1/2 tbsp. dried dill
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. brown rice syrup […]

Quinoa Tabouli

  • 1/2 cup parsley (packed down)
  • 4-5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced

In a food processor pulse the parsley, scallion, mint, lemon, olive […]