Almond Balsamic Vinaigrette

Almond Balsamic Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS: 3-4 cloves garlic, unpeeled 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup raisins 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon onion powder INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Roast unpeeled garlic in a...
Moraccan Carrot Dip/Dressing

Moraccan Carrot Dip/Dressing

This is more of a dip than a dressing, but can be thinned out slightly for a dressing, or used thicker for a dip or sauce. The Moroccan seasonings give a sprightly, spicy twist.  Ingredients 1 cup raw carrot cut in discs or small chunks (roughly 4 – 4 1/2 oz.)...
Citrus Tahini Dressing

Citrus Tahini Dressing

Ingredients 3 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar or coconut vinegar 2 – 2 ½ tbsp agave nectar or pure maple syrup (adjust based on tartness of orange juice 1 1/2 – 2 tsp dijon...
Curried Almond Dressing

Curried Almond Dressing

I’ve been searching for healthy recipes to go with my vegan/nutritarian diet. So get ready (and I hope you don’t mind) because I’m going to post a slew of recipes, not only to share with you, but for easy reference for me, too. The things I want to...
Topsail Island Name

Topsail Island Name

The Century 21 article below says that Topsail Island wasn’t named because of pirate ships’ topsails showing above the trees as they tried to hide behind the island. That the name was coined on navigational charts way before the island was named. But come...