2 awesome & easy dips!

Recipes of the Month:

1. Savory Tahini Sauce

Prep time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients:

1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons tamari 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1-2 cloves of garlic, minced pinch of cayenne (to your taste)

Directions:

  1. In a bowl briskly whisk together the tahini and water until combined. It will look separated at first: just keep whisking!

  2. Add remaining ingredients and whisk until combined.

  3. Adjust flavors to your taste. Add additional water if you want it thinner.

  4. Serve over grains and greens.

Note: Tahini sauce keeps refrigerated for up to one week.

2. Avocado Dip

Prep Time: 3 minutes Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients:

1 large peeled and pitted avocado 2/3 cup plain yogurt, goat yogurt or soy yogurt 1 diced tomato dash or two of cayenne pepper sea salt and black pepper

Directions:

  1. Mash avocado with a fork until very smooth.

  2. Add yogurt, tomato, cayenne. Blend until smooth. This may be done in a food processor, in a blender or with

a fork.

  1. Add sea salt and fresh black pepper to taste.

  2. Serve chilled with mixed raw vegetables.

Note: Best made a maximum of 1 hour before serving.

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