Monday, June 15, 2009

This Pesto is Fabulous

Pesto Deliciocioooooo!!!!

2 cups basil leaves
1/4 cup pine nuts (soaked one hour and drained)
2 small or 1 large garlic (peeled and minced)
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Juice from one lemon

Blend in Vita Mix until Chunky or smooth, pour over Zucchini or Squash noodles.  Enjoy!

Making Raw Soups always Remember

If you want Chowder use water and nuts ( cashews, almonds, pine nuts, walnuts )

If you want Stock use water and oil ( organic first cold pressed oil is best )

6 Flavors of Raw Foods Needed for Most Dishes ( 1 Bitter/ 3 Seasonings)

1.  Bitter - sage, poultry, dandelion, endive, parsley

2.  Sour -  cranberry, sorrell, rhubarb, lemon, lime

3.  Salt - Sea Salt, Himalayan Salts

4.  Sweet - Dates, raisins, honey, agave, yacon syrup, maple syrup

5.  Astringent - dry and light like popcorn

6.  Pungent - hot & spicy like chili peppers, garlic, cayenne, ginger

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