Enjoy these "comfort foods" that are Phase-1-friendly to satisfy your craving for something hearty, warm and comforting during the colder months.
Ingredients 4 tomatoes (any variety) 1 onion (your choice) 1 green bell pepper 1 red bell pepper 1/4 jalapeno pepper 2 cloves garlic Â½ cup cilantro 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ground cumin seeds (optional if available) sea salt and black pepper to taste Directions Mince garlic, jalapeno pepper Chop Learn more
Ingredients 1 cup sun dried tomatoes 1/2 cup green olives 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp capers 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Directions Combine all ingredients in food processor until mixture is smooth and slightly chunky Enjoy with crackers, pita bread, or with some fresh veggies! Prep Time: 7 min
Ingredients 1/2 cup soy sauce, gluten free 1 cup water 2 tsp honey 1 clove garlic minced 1/2 inch ginger minced 1 tbsp cornstarch Directions In a saucepan heat water, soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger and mix well Once heated, slowly add cornstarch and whisk until dissolved Set aside to use in our Mushroom Learn more
Ingredients 2 cups chopped mint leaves 1/4 yellow onion diced 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1/2 green chili 1 tsp minced ginger sea salt to taste Directions Blend well in Blendtec blender on â€œdips/saucesâ€ setting Enjoy with your favorite veggies or crackers Prep time: 10 minutes
Ingredients 1 eggplant 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 8 black kalamata olives 1 tbsp fresh parsley 2 tbsp sesame seeds 1 & 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil sea salt and black pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven to 375 F Prick eggplant with a fork several times and place on baking Learn more
Ingredients 1 â€“ 15 oz can of chickpeas 2-3 cloves garlic Â 1 tbsp sesame seeds or sesame seed paste (tahini) 3-6 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp water 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 tsp red chili powder or paprika sea salt to taste 2 sprigs parsley chopped Directions Blend all ingredients (except parsley) Learn more
Ingredients 1 large ripe tomato diced finely 1 tbsp fresh mint chopped finely 1 tbsp freshÂ scallion chopped finely 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped finely 1 tsp fresh ginger minced 2 cloves garlic minced 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice sea salt and pepper to taste Directions Mix all ingredients well Learn more