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Make your own Homous

ingredients -1 clove of garlic, smashed and peeled -1 15oz can of garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed -3 tablespoon of lemon juice -3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil -1 tablespoon tahini -1/2 teaspoon salt -Freshly ground pepper to taste -1 or more tablespoons...

Chilli & Lime Dressing

Serve this dressing on prawn or chicken salad over mixed greens. 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons minced seeded jalapeno chillies 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger 1 garlic clove 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1...

Yogurt & garlic marinade

Serves 8 337ml plain natural live yogurt 3 cloves garlic minced 2 tablespoons dried parsley 2 tablespoons dried basil 3 tablespoons Dijon style mustard 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon dried tarragon Pepper to taste Combine all ingredients & store in fridge...

Lemon & Garlic Dressing

Lemon & Garlic Dressing Serves 2 (you can double the recipe & store in the fridge for up to 3 days) 4 tbsp. Olive oil 1 tbsp. Lemon juice 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, crushed Black pepper Pinch of low sodium salt Pinch of caster sugar Good pinch of...

Feta & Roasted Pepper Pesto

Feta & Roast Pepper Pesto Serves 2 (makes 2 tablespoons of pesto) 50g roasted red peppers from a jar or the deli 50g pine nuts 50g feta cheese 2 cloves garlic Pepper Method: Place all ingredients in a food processor or mini chopper and blend until fairly...