Making my first bunch of organic Beet Burgers. This is going to be yummy! And Lucky for me my daughter Emily was here to capture it on video. Summer fresh, organic beets, carrots, zucchini, garlic scapes held together with ground organic chia seeds, flax seeds, black sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds. Seasoned with fresh picked herbs: thai basil, oregano and marjoram from Leslie’s organic garden. A little sea salt and black pepper and we are ready to make pretty patties/burgers. Continue reading →
Organic beet burgers are a delicious combination of seasonal, local, beets, carrots, zucchini, garlic, and fresh picked herbs from the garden: thai basil, thyme, fresh ground sea salt and black pepper. Ground sunflower seeds, chia seeds, black sesame seeds and flax seeds make it rich in plant based protein. Serve on sourdough gluten free bread for a super vegan meal. Fun to make and share with someone you love. Continue reading →
This week, I made my first Kale Pesto. I read about them and then once I had a fresh bunch of kale and lots of fresh harvested garlic scapes, I blended them with hemp: hemp seeds and hemp oil, some lemon infused olive oil and ume vinegar. I love pesto and have many with hemp seeds instead of the traditional pine nuts. I like hemp because of the exceptional nutritional profile: loaded with omega 3s, high in anti-oxidants, fiber, zinc, magnesium, iron, easy to digest complete protein… I could go on and on. Please email me firstname.lastname@example.org and ask me more about why I love hemp: but for now, this blog is about pesto. Continue reading →
My cilantro is flowering and some is becoming cilantro seed also known as coriander. Today I made vegan cilantro pesto with cilantro flowers, some fresh cilantro and fresh coriander. I highly recommend it. The fresh coriander seed has a light and sweeter flavor than cilantro.
Here are 2 links for a delicious organic, vegan, raw, gluten-free, easy to make cilantro pesto, made Continue reading →
Thanks to bodyunburdened.com for this great chart.
Did you know that eating raw flax seeds, hemp seeds and chia seeds reduces inflammation?
You will find lots of great recipes with seeds for pesto, pie crusts, smoothies, pancakes, and lots more on my website. Here are some delicious recipes to get you started eating more seeds: Continue reading →