olive basil tapenade

1/2 cup almonds 2 cups green olives 1/4 cup fresh basil 1/8 cup capers Juice of one lemon (about 3 tablespoons) 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil method     Roast almonds in a dry skillet over medium-high heat until fragrant. Transfer to a food processor.     Add all other ingredients and pulse until chunky and well mixed. Blend a little longer for a smoother texture. Store… Read More

+ sweet potato salsa

sweet potato salsa

1 sweet potato, diced 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 15 cherry tomatoes, halved and/or quartered 1/2 cup pineapple, diced 1 avocado, halved and diced Celtic sea salt to taste method      Bring about a half inch of filtered water to a boil in a medium pot. Add diced sweet potato.  Steam for 3 to 5 minutes, until the potato begins to feel soft when… Read More

+ lemon curd

lemon curd

3 eggs 1/4 cup raw honey 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 vanilla bean, scraped   method    Whisk eggs and honey together in a medium saucepan. Heat over medium-low. Add coconut oil; whisk to combine. Whisk in lemon juice and add vanilla bean. Heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens (about 5 to 10 minutes). Strain if desired…. Read More