Tag Archives : Tahini


A Fresh Take on Old Favorites – Two Bagel Toppings! Curried Cashew Hummus and Curried Cashew Cream Cheese

Two Bagel Toppings! Curried Cashew Hummus and Curried Cashew Cream Cheese Remember some of the diets of the past? Go fat free, they said.  Peanut butter was the devil, nuts were off limits and you couldn’t even LOOK at an avocado. (Be still my heart.) (Don’t even get me started on the Atkins craze. That’s a […]

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Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce

One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My friend Gregg, who has been supplying me the wines for the Wine Down Wednesday posts, and his wife Kerry (I hope that is the correct spelling!) had us over for dinner.   A dinner party turned […]


What is Oxidative Stress and a Review of Cooking Light Falafel-Stuffed Eggplant withTahini Sauce and Tomato Relish

KYV Eggplants, Heirloom Tomatos, Peppers and Cucumbers Oxidative Stress is becoming a big buzzword nowadays – but what exactly is it?  Oxidative stress is the imbalance of our bodies oxidizing at a greater rate than its ability to detoxify. Something we’re all familiar with is the oxidation of an apple or avocado when we cut it – […]


Heather’s Sweet and Spicy Tofu Stir Fry

I had such an amazing weekend.  Most of it was spent in my camper….in the driveway.  Remember how I told you that Chris is not a camping fan and, in fact, when I brought up the subject of buying one he wasn’t very happy (to say the least)?   Well we sat in the camper until 11:00 Friday night […]


Raw Tahini Pumpkin Truffles

Dear Aunt Owney, if you are reading this post this one is for you. What?  No tahini, agave and flax seed in the pantry?  Sheesh, I thought everyone had this stuff!    I will admit I do buy most ingredients at my local natural food store, Native Sun.  However, you can get almost all the ingredients shown here, as well as agave […]