Thursday, June 14, 2012

Tzatziki Sauce-from

Finally, an easy to make creamy Tzatziki sauce! Thanks to Marisa Pochter and her great recipe for this rocking sauce at Check it out, she has it pictured on her blog.

Tzatziki Sauce 
  • 16 ounces nonfat organic Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 small persian cucumbers
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 lemon, juice of
  • 2 Tbs. fresh dill, finely chopped
  • sea salt & pepper, to taste
Finely chop the cucumbers, onion and garlic. Place in a bowl. Squeeze 1/2 lemon into bowl. Slice up fresh dill and add to the bowl. Pour in the yogurt and olive oil. Stir until combined. Sprinkle sea salt and freshly ground pepper in moderation. Stir and taste. Adjust seasoning to your liking.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Use on top of eggs, in place of mayo on sandwiches or on pita bread with veggies for a filling snack.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Strawberry Bread

Strawberry Bread

Grease and flour 2- 9x5 inch pans--loaf pans

2 c. fresh or frozen strawberries-sliced or smooshed-
1 Tbsp. Sugar

In another bowl Combine:

3c + 2 Tbsp Flour---can use ww flour!
2c. sugar
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1tsp. salt
1 tsp. b. soda

Add to berries and sugar:
1 1/4 apple sauce
4 eggs beaten

Add dry stuff to wet stuff, and mix til blended.
Dump into loaf pans and bake @ 350 degrees 45-50 min, or until toothpick comes out clean!

 Knife shows the size of these little loaves.
Cut up and served with Banana Walnut Gelato from Black Dog Gelato

*use various pans if you like. 1 loaf pan, 1 small loaf pan, Pirex pans.

*not vegan, but egg replacer can be substituted for eggs!

Devils food cake with Beets!

Devils Food Cake

Grease 2-9'' pans. Or one bigger pan of your choice.

1# brown sugar
4 oz. butter

3 lg. Eggs
3 oz. Chocolate, melted

Alternately add wet and dry ingredients to above mixture:
1/2 c. Buttermilk

Dry ingredients: sifted(if you want to do it)
2 c. Flour
2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/4 tsp. Salt

Last add pureed beets:
16 oz. Roasted or Boiled Beets-cooled and pureed until smooth

Fill greased pans and bake at 350 degrees until done 35-40 min.