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Sauces & Dips

Lemon Basil Flaxseed Oil Dressing

Posted January 15, 2013
Author by Optimum Wellness
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Makes 1 cup
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1/3 bunch fresh basil (or 2 heaping teaspoons dried)
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup flaxseed oil
1/4 cup olive oil
1 squirt (wheat free) tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
1 tsp. pure maple syrup
1/4 cup water
Wash and dry basil leaves.  Chop garlic cloves and basil then add to blender with the liquids and [...]

Black Bean Hummus

Posted January 8, 2012
Author by Optimum Wellness
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Makes about 1 3/4 cups
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed, drained**
2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
2 tablespoons cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons (packed) chopped fresh cilantro
3 green onions, sliced
1 tablespoons olive oil
1 large garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper, to taste
Add all of the ingredients to a food processor fitted [...]