Sunday, May 3, 2015

May Potluck 2015

This month''s theme is grab and go type snacks. The easiest Grab and Go snacks are fruits and vegetables.  The next potluck will be July 11th.

Vegetable platter with two different dips

Pine Nut Pepper “Cheese”
  • 1 cup pine nuts, soaked until soft, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked until soft, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 lemon, juice from
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • coarse ground pepper to taste
  • dill to taste
1. Process pine nuts, cashews, water, garlic, nutritional yeast and lemon juice in blender until smooth.
2. Pulse in ground pepper and dill until just blended.  

  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened soymilk, almond milk or rice milk, or water
  • 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon onion granules
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1 tablespoon juice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
Soak cashews in enough water to cover for a couple of hours. Drain.

In a blender, purée soaked cashews, soymilk, peppers, nutritional yeast, garlic, onion granules, lemon juice and salt. 

Fruit and vegetable platter

Apples slices

Carrots with guacamole

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