Homemade Hummus

by Jennie October 18, 2010

9 cloves garlic, peeled 4 cans garbanzo beans, drained 2/3 C lemon juice ¾ C tahini ½ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ C water 1 T + 1 t cumin 1 T + 1 t coriander 1 t kosher salt ½ t pepper Place garlic in food processor. Pulse on and off until the […]



by Jennie July 14, 2010

Looking for something to do with all that basil?! Here’s a great recipe – great for a snack with crackers or with pasta for a meal! Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano or Romano cheese 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts 3 medium […]


Edamame Hummus with a Kick

by Jennie May 12, 2010

1 c frozen shelled edamame 1 clove garlic 1/4 tsp cumin juice of half a lemon 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp salt dash of pepper 1/4 c olive oil Prepare edamame per package directions. Drain and run under cold water. Once cooled, add to remaining ingredients. Blend all in a food processor until smooth. […]


Homemade Peanut Butter

by Jennie April 12, 2010

Serves: 8 Serving Size: 2 tbsp Make in a blender or food processor. Add your favorite sweetener and/or spices to customize this American favorite. 2 cups roasted shelled peanuts 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1. Place all ingredients in blender or food processor. 2. Blend until desired texture is reached. 3. Place […]

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Super Flour

by Jennie April 8, 2010

You can use plain whole wheat flour in your recipes or for added protein and a higher nutritional value try this: 1 tbs soy flour 1 tbs wheat germ 1 tsp brewer’s yeast Top off the cup with whole wheat flour to fill the balance of the cup. Courtesy of: Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food


Homemade Vanilla Extract

by Jennie April 8, 2010

Vanilla beans (from the natural food store) Vodka Take 2-4 beans and slice them vertically without cutting in half, making sure that any small seeds are captured on wax paper.  Place beans and seeds into a small glass jar with about 3/4 c vodka. A 6 ounce baby food jar is the perfect size. Chop […]


Mock Sour Cream

by Jennie April 8, 2010

1 c cottage cheese 1 tbs milk or yogurt 1 tbs lemon juice Blend all together until smooth This is soooo yummy!!! I know what is going in it so I know it is healthy! It also keeps for quite some time in the fridge. Enjoy! *Courtesy of: Ruth Yaron’s Super Baby Food