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Roasted Poblano Pesto

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Kick up your pesto game with something spicy and easy to find. I love adding different things to my pesto. Here is a spicy addition. Easy recipe – Broil 1 large poblano pepper. Step 1: Coat lightly in olive oil. Step 2: Place in broiler. You will only need a few minutes until the skin starts to bubble. Take out the pepper and let it cool enough to touch. Peel off the skin and remove seeds. (You can keep them if you want it extra spicy). In a food processor blend: 1) 3/4 cup olive oil 2) 1/8 cup of […]

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Loaded Chimichurri Sauce

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I love to try different sauces with my pasta. It may be a well known sauce or something I made up. This is a spin on a classic that is not necessarily a pasta sauce but here I am – using it that way. What do you think? Sauce Ingredients: 1 bunch of cilantro 1 sprig of thai basil 1 sprig o mint 4 cloves garlic 1/4 cup of red onion 1/4 head of broccoli 1 green serrano pepper 1/4 teaspoon hemp seeds 1/4 teaspoon seasame seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper […]

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Spicy Mushroom Gravy

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I love a good gravy with my rice. Many people refer to this as curry – in general I believe curry and gravy are interchangeable. They do have their differences by both can be added to something very dry. At home we call this type of food shaak (a dish made up of several different combinations of vegetables and spices, which may be either spicy or sweet). Being gujarati we like to add a bit of sweetness to the heat. The recipe below is a fusion dish – American Indian – just like me. Hope you enjoy it. Please feel free […]

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Vegetarian Gyro Sandwich

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Do you ever go out to a restaurant and think to yourself – I wish I could make that for myself? This is how I have always felt about gyros. I never tried the meat but I always had the fresh veggies with tzatziki and hummus. My husband always raves about the Mediterranean street cart food in NYC. Now that we are Denver and far from the streets of NYC – thought it would be a great time to start making this at home. We were really educated on the different kinds of vegan meat for gyros by our favorite […]