Dips & Condiments

Low Fat Tofu Salad Dressing

By Gayatri A | December 6, 2016

Don’t we all like a salad dressing that is a little different.  French, balsamic and Italian abound. This particular salad dressing combines silken tofu with honey and mustard for a delicious yet unique flavour.  Silken tofu is low in fat, high in protein and low GI, all the more reason to give it a try! …

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Amy’s Chick Pea Dip

By Madya Lila | February 23, 2016

  Raw sprouted chickpea dips are a much appreciated addition to our meals.  Here are two recipes I have called on countless times as a wholesome snack, entree, spread or more filling side dish to an otherwise light salad based meal.  It’s one of those things that (if I have some sprouted chickpeas on hand) …

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Recipe -- Cob Loaf with Caramelised Red-Onion Dip

Cob Loaf with Caramelised Red-Onion Dip

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

  This dish is a fantastic accompaniment to any great vegetarian BBQ. You’re sure to impress your friends and family when you bring this spectacular dip to the table. Served in a toasted cob loaf, this rich and tasty dip includes an unusual combination of ingredients that complement each other perfectly. Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive …

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Recipe -- Artichoke Pesto

Artichoke Pesto

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

  This is an unusual but delicious alternative to regular basil pesto which is used in many recipes. he artichokes give it a nice bite and teamed with the rich flavour of roasted hazelnuts, this recipe will be sure to become a family favourite. Ingredients 2 Tbsp roasted hazelnuts 1  can artichoke hearts, drained 1 …

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Recipe -- Yoghurt Mint Chutney

Yoghurt Mint Chutney

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

  This chutney is absolutely delicious served with samosas, pakoras or as a side dish with Indian curry or dhal. Yoghurt and mint are known for their cooling properties, so this chutney is a great accompaniment for hot and spicy dishes. Yoghurt Mint Chutney Ingredients 200g natural yoghurt 5 tsp sugar or honey 3-4 sprigs …

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Recipe -- Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

  This fresh & healthy pesto is so quick and simple to make and will add so much flavour to so many dishes. There are many pestos available on the supermarket shelves, but nothing compares to the taste and aroma of homemade pesto. Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil, tightly packed ¼ cup parmesan cheese ½ …

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Recipe -- Spicy Tomato Chutney

Spicy Tomato Chutney

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

This tomato chutney is both sweet and spicy. It is wonderful served with samosas, pakoras or as a side dish accompanying any Indian style curry. It has a rich full flavour and adds that finishing touch to a home cooked Indian meal. Spicy Tomato Chutney Ingredients 1 tablespoon ghee or oil 1 teaspoon black mustard …

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Recipe -- Fresh Coriander Chutney

Fresh Coriander Chutney

By Miza Woo | August 23, 2014

This Coriander Chutney is refreshing and full of flavour. Coconut & yoghurt have cooling properties, so if you plan on serving a spicy curry this chutney will complement it perfectly. As well as being pleasing to the palette, this tasty chutney is full of great health benefits. Coriander supplies a rich source of dietary fiber …

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Recipe -- Minted Hummus

Minted Hummus

By Gayatri A | August 23, 2014

  For those who find hummus a little too garlicky, here is the perfect hummus recipe. It substitutes the fresh taste of mint which combines so well with the other ingredients that you’ll have everyone asking you for the recipe. Ingredients 2 cups of cooked chick peas ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ⅓ cup …

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