Friday, March 30, 2007

Pesto Sauce

A great addition to the marinara sauce or by itself over zucchini pasta.
Makes a great dip too!


1/3 cup pine nuts
1/3 cup olive oil
a good handful of basil
1 clove garlic

Increase or decrease ingredients according to desired taste and consistency.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Marinara Sauce over Sliced Zucchini

zucchini slices:
peel and cut zucchini in half lengthwise
with slicer attached in food processor, put zucchini through.
you should have half circles of thin sliced pieces.

marinara sauce:
1 cup sun dried tomatoes, soaked for one hour
2-3 tomatoes, cut in quarters
1/2 onion
olive oil

blend in food processor, pulse it if you want it chunky.

pour over zucchini
i also sprinkled pine nuts over it.

an easy, beautiful, delicious, light meal.

went well with a glass of chilled white wine.

Sunday, March 11, 2007


There is some very important information on cilantro. Great healing benefits as discovered by Dr. Yoshiaki Omura.

--heavy metal detox
--kills bacteria
--mobilize mercury and other toxic metals
--mood elevator
--has chemical against salmonella bacteria

Sarma's Cilantro Smoothie is a delightful taste.

pink grapefruit, peeled
cucumber, peeled
cilantro, about one half handful
lime juice, half
pineapple, about two slices
pinch of salt

I use orange since it is difficult to find grapefruit in Brazil.
This makes a delicious smoothie.

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Angela Stokes has been in the spotlight on the rawfood scene of late. I have been following her journey of her Juice Feast she has been doing for 92 days. Amazing. What discipline. I truly admire her. Do listen to her recent radio interview.