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Lemon Jello

14 Nov

Lemon Jello

  • 3 c. boiled hot water
  • 2 heaping Tbs. gelatin
  • 1 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest tincture (optional)
  • 0.5 tsp. stevia (adjust to taste (some lemons are more sour than others))

Combine the hot water and gelatin. Stir/whisk until gelatin dissolves. Add the remaining ingredients and refrigerate until firm in 9×13 glass pan.

Green Bean Chickpea Amandine

9 Feb
  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 1/2 to 1 c. slivered or chopped almonds
  • 2 c. chickpeas, cooked
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. salt

Melt the butter and saute the almonds and chickpeas for a few minutes. Add the garlic and saute ~30 sec., then add the green beans, lemon, parsley, and salt. Serve over rice&quinoa.

Lemon and garlic vinaigrette

19 May

Lemon and garlic vinaigrette

  • 1/2 c. olive oil
  • 1 to 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs. garlic vinegar (from making pickled garlic)
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. sour cream/yogurt (optional)

Whisk until combined.

Sardines with sun-dried tomatoes

25 Feb

Sardines with sun-dried tomatoes (adapted from iloveoliveoil at allrecipes.com)

  • 2 cans sardines packed in olive oil (BPA free)
  • 1/2 fresh lemon
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cayenne pepper
  • dried oregano
  • dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and minced
  • 1/4 c. sun-dried tomatoes, minced
  • 1 to 2 Tbs. capers, rinsed and minced

Arrange sardines on a plate in a single layer. Squeeze the lemon juice over the sardines. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, garlic, tomatoes, and capers.