Our lives seem to be more and more concerned with eliminating gluten and sugar from our food, whether this is due to personal circumstances, our children’s needs, or even the needs of close friends.
Tauranga author Amanda Sloan’s recently published ‘Fresh Cuisine Recipe Book’ shares her gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan recipes which are sure to whet the appetite and tantalise taste buds!
You can grab a copy at Paper Plus, Wild Earth, Bethlehem Heath & Tea Shop, Gluten Free Shop Tauranga, Waihi Beach Natural Health. More information: facebook.com/CelesteEnterprises
Carol’s Creamy Sunflower Salad Dressing/Sauce
2⁄3 cup sunflower seeds
3 cloves garlic, crushed/finely chopped
½ tsp sea salt
1⁄3 cup orange OR lemon juice
3 tbs lemon juice
1 cup water
Sauce – This can be used in a mushroom, pasta dish. Sauté onion, garlic, and mushrooms, until cooked. Add a dash rosemary OR thyme with cooked pasta together with the aforementioned sunflower sauce. A creamy mushroom, pasta dish, appears!
Dressing – Combine in a blender and process until smooth and creamy. Serve on your favourite, delicious salad or have as a dip!
By Amanda Sloan
I write for this magazine because I sense in it, an inspirational synergy between the readers and the articles.