Sauces + Dressings
SWEET AND SPICY TRUFFLE MARINADE

SWEET AND SPICY TRUFFLE MARINADE

SWEET AND SPICY TRUFFLE MARINADE The intense flavor and aroma of truffle oil brings a smile to your mealūüėÄ. Truffle oil is another good source of the antioxidants called polyphenols (just like strawberries), which help to prevent cardiovascular disease by helping to...

MOUTHWATERING MOLE SAUCE

MOUTHWATERING MOLE SAUCE

MOUTHWATERING MOLE SAUCE Raw cocoa powder is even higher in antioxidants and flavonoids than dark chocolate, providing you with the heart-healthy benefits of chocolate consumption. Mole sauce is one of my favorite ways to enjoy chocolate, without any excess fat and...

LEMON PISTACHIO PESTO

LEMON PISTACHIO PESTO

LEMON PISTACHIO PESTO It is time for another fresh pesto! It is a simple recipe to create, and one that could be used to sauce up your whole grains, veggies, chicken, tofu, or fish. I did not use any cheese here, but it could easily be added to suit your taste and...

SPICY CILANTRO LIME YOGURT MARINADE

SPICY CILANTRO LIME YOGURT MARINADE

SPICY CILANTRO LIME YOGURT MARINADE This fresh and tangy marinade can be used for shrimp, chicken, fish, tofu, as a dressing for your favorite salad combination, or a sauce for a lean red meat on the barbecue. If using as a marinade, be sure to save extra to drizzle...

SUMMER VINAIGRETTE

SUMMER VINAIGRETTE

SUMMER VINAIGRETTE This zingy vinaigrette is a tasty, simple, versatile marinade or dressing, or the ‚Äúsecret ingredient‚ÄĚ you can add to just about anything. Use as a marinade for chicken, fish, tofu, a dressing on your salad, your summer pasta salad, or a couple of...

MAPLE-CIDER VINAIGRETTE

MAPLE-CIDER VINAIGRETTE

MAPLE-CIDER VINAIGRETTE ‚ÄčThis fall-flavored vinaigrette can be used as a marinade for chicken, fish, tofu, or as a dressing for salad or your favorite fall veggies. I cut the usual olive oil in half for less calories, but still keeping some of the healthy fat,...

ROMESCO SAUCE WITH OPTIONS!

ROMESCO SAUCE WITH OPTIONS!

ROMESCO SAUCE WITH OPTIONS! Move over one-pot meals, because we're diving into the world of one-grill wonders (plus the blender, of course)! Meet Romesco, a versatile and flavorful sauce that brings nutty and peppery notes to any dish. Whether you're serving it with...

CREAMY TOMATILLO SAUCE

CREAMY TOMATILLO SAUCE

CREAMY TOMATILLO SAUCE Spicy is always fun, but adding a creaminess to it can take the fun to another level. I love this sauce as it is filled with awesome flavors, along with a comforting creaminess, making any protein of choice absolutely delicious. The prep time is...

BALSAMIC TOMATO SAUCE

BALSAMIC TOMATO SAUCE

BALSAMIC TOMATO SAUCE Vinegars can be an exceptional ingredient when creating a lean yet tasty sauce or dish. There are quite a variety out there! Some of my favorites include balsamic, champagne and red wine vinegars. Experiment to see what flavors and brands you...

AVOCADO CREAM SAUCE

AVOCADO CREAM SAUCE

AVOCADO CREAM SAUCE ‚ÄčI just cannot speak of creamy Mexican flavors without the infamous avocado cream sauce. To turn up the yum on any taco, salad, quesadilla or burrito, a little goes a long way. Even better, you can make it a dip with some fresh carrots, jicama or...

TUSCAN STYLE PUTTANESCA SAUCE

TUSCAN STYLE PUTTANESCA SAUCE

TUSCAN STYLE PUTTANESCA SAUCE If you love eggplant as much as me, this is treat. If you do not think you love eggplant, give it a try. The bulk the eggplant adds to this tuscan puttanesca sauce, makes it a meal in and of itself. This is great sauce to throw on top of...

WATERMELON SALSA

WATERMELON SALSA

Photo by California Avocado WATERMELON SALSA Summer fruits lend themselves well to delicious twists on salsa (like our Blueberry Salsa in volume 9). This one is juicy and peppery and takes full advantage of seasonal watermelon, avocado and jalape√Īo pepper. 2 cups...

BLUEBERRY SALSA

BLUEBERRY SALSA

Photo by Sara Cervera on Unsplash BLUEBERRY SALSA A different take on our blue fruit, but the fresh zing will brighten your mood and your baked chips ;). Not to mention, blueberries are one of few fruits native to North America, if you are feeling the patriotism… 3...

BASIL OR CILANTRO PESTO

BASIL OR CILANTRO PESTO

Photo by Artur Rutkowski on Unsplash BASIL OR CILANTRO PESTO Pestos are such an awesome way to flavor anything from fish, chicken and veggies, to gnocchi and orzo. Both basil and cilantro can add an intense flavor, so choose what you are in the mood for, but just...

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