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Cashew Butter Dip with Carrots

Roasted cashew butter is sweet and toasty, a very nice ingredient in both sweet baking and savory cooking. This carrot dip I make has just a few ingredients in addition to the nut butter: soy sauce, brown rice vinegar, and water. Our cashew butter has no salt (actually it only has cashews and nothing else) […]

Carrot Oven Fries with Chipotle

I know four carrots doesn’t sound much like a meal, but served alongside a pile of my avocado-yogurt dip, these fries did make a perfect light lunch to start the week with. Smoky chipotle flavor roasted right into the heart of my sweet carrots, and they came out of the oven crispy around the edges […]

Carrot Almond Spread with Sage

Carrots and almonds go so very well together, as do fresh sage leaves and garlic. My purpose was to make a spread that we could have for breakfast on rye bread, and it came out exactly how I wanted: cooking the garlic mellowed down its sharpness, and the overall taste is pretty mild and buttery, […]

Baked Beet Chips with Horseradish Dip

I love thin and crispy chips – potato, corn, or apple, they’re sure to disappear in no time at our house. I don’t like deep-frying things because it’s just a little bit scary, but I baked these beetroot chips in the oven. They came out very crispy indeed, and the earthy flavor of beets paired […]

Fava Bean Dip

Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are very delicious, but there’s one problem: they have thick skin, and every bean needs to be peeled separately. Especially dried fava beans are a little difficult to work with. I was very happily surprised when we found dried split fava beans at a local shop, Al Marwan. […]