What’s So Good About Dukkah?
- Contains healthy fats including omega 3s—good for memory, healthy skin, and lots more.
- Rich in antioxidants to help reduce the risk of age-related diseases.
- Loaded with minerals.
- Contains protein which helps stabilize blood sugar levels.
- An important component for weight loss or maintenance.
(Note: Around 2 ounces per day is about right for most people.)
¼ cup each:
hazelnuts, pecans, almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts,
cashews, brazil nuts, pumpkin seeds,
sunflower seeds, sesame seeds,
anise seeds, flaxseeds, candied ginger
(Note: if you’re missing any of the above it will be fine.)
1-2 tablespoons each:
ground cardamom, coriander, cinnamon, brown sugar
(Note: it’s best to start with 1 tbsp and increase the amount as desired.)
Combine everything in food processor or blender.
Pulse until it’s the consistency you desire.
Adjust according to taste.
Store in the fridge for up to 2 months.
What to do with your Dukkah
Sprinkle over fresh fruit
Add to your yogurt
Top off your oatmeal or cereal
Eat a spoonful for a snack
Sprinkle over cashew cream & maple cream
Split a banana, blueberries, dukkah
Split a banana, add melted dark chocolate, dukkah
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Here’s a recipe that is good with any dish to add a taste of the Caribbean.
1 papaya (be sure it’s soft!)
1 red pepper
1 cup cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp fresh squeezed lime
¼ tsp cayenne pepper or chili pepper or chili oil
Optional: chopped chives or sweet red onion or neither
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Fighting a cold? Trying to get rid of blemishes? Or just looking for a refreshing, energizing option? Three great recipes:
1) The Basic Green Smoothie
2 cups spinach, kale, escarole or swiss chard
1-2 medium cucumber (approx 2 cups)
1 stalk celery (organic best)
1/2 inch gingerroot (or 1 teaspoon)
1 bunch chopped parsley or cilantro (about 1/2 cup chopped)
2 apples, cored
1 lime, juiced
1/2 lemon, juiced
4 ounces water (or a handful of ice cubes)
Blend ‘til smooth
2) The Healthy Skin Smoothie
¼ cup watercress
1 T lime
1 T cilantro
1 cup hempseed milk
3) The Sniffle Tonic
Prepare mug of herbal tea.
Add ½ ginger root
1 large clove garlic
½ lemon (juiced)
1 t honey