Miscellaneous

Basic Arabic Dressing

Ingredients:

  • ½ c. olive oil
  • ¼-1/2 c. lemon juice
  • 1 t. salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1-2 cloves pressed garlic

Directions:
Mix all ingredients together. Use on a simple green salad. Other uses include: tossing with cold, cooked garbanzo beans or lima beans for a salad, tossing with drained, French-cut canned green beans for a quick side dish, basting fish, etc.

Best Ever Shrimp Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup Vegenaise (this is a non-dairy may substitute and is very good - don’t use Nayonaise)
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce (such as Heinz)
  • 1 Tbs. drained bottled horseradish, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne, or to taste
  • 2 tsps. fresh lime juice, or to taste

Accompaniment: chilled boiled shrimp or crackers or vegetables such as carrots, peppers, etc.

Directions

Force garlic through a press into a bowl and stir together with remaining ingredients. Chill at least 4 hours and up to 3 days.

Serve sauce with shrimp or whatever.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Blueberry Cinnamon Protein Shake

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Almond Breeze vanilla flavor almond milk or 1 cup Silk vanilla flavor soy milk
  • ½-1 cup frozen blueberries
  • ½-1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 scoop whey protein, vanilla flavor

Directions:
Place all in blender and blend. You may need a little additional almond/soy milk or water if the shake is too thick.

Dibs

This has a long simmer time, but is very worth it!

Ingredients:

  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 med. Carrots, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves pressed garlic
  • 1-1/2 lbs. mushrooms
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 2 boxes mushroom broth (available at Natures or New Seasons)
  • 1 c. barley
  • 1-2 t. salt

Directions:
Saute onion, carrot, celery and garlic in 3 T. olive oil until carmelized (turning golden brown). Transfer to food process and process until fine. Saute mushrooms in remaining 1 T. olive oil until they release their juices. In a large pot, place processed vegetables, mushrooms, broth, barley and salt (can use Crock Pot). Simmer until barley is tender, about 1 hour. May need to add some water to thin.

Raspberry Protein Shake

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Almond Breeze vanilla flavor almond milk or 1 cup Silk vanilla flavor soy milk
  • ½-1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 scoop whey protein, vanilla flavor

Directions:
Place all in blender and blend. You may need a little additional almond/soy milk or water if the shake is too thick.