Sauces, Spreads and Toppings

Sweet Cinnamon-Maple Dipping Sauce

Use this delicate dipping sauce for savory root vegetables such as yams, carrots and potatoes. Preparation time:  20 minutes Makes 2 servings      ½ cup water      5 whole cardamom      2 cinnamon sticks      1 tablespoon whole cloves      1 tablespoon chopped ginger      1 tablespoon maple syrup      1 tablespoon sucanut      1/8 teaspoon salt      2 teaspoons...

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Garlic and Pine-Nut Sauce

This tasty sauce will leave you wanting to eat more.  Pour it over freshly steamed vegetables to add a healthy source of fat to your diet and help you absorb those wonderful fat-soluble vitamins.   Preparation time:  20 minutes Makes 2 servings      ½ cup pine-nuts      2 cloves fresh garlic      1 tablespoon white miso      1 tablespoon sesame oil      1 cup water      1...

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Simple Thyme Croutons

Croutons are simple and delicious.  Make a batch of these thyme croutons and add them to your soups and salads.  We like ours on the salty side so don’t hesitate to play around with the amounts of seasonings.   Preparation time:  15 minutes Makes 2-3 serving      4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil      5 teaspoons salt      2 teaspoon pepper      2 thyme sprig      2...

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