Salad Dressing

Each month, I go through all of my old magazines for that month just to get some ideas and for some fun.  I will set some aside that have some recipes I want to try.  Well, I was looking through Eating Well from December of 1997 and their Earl Grey Vinaigrette.  It sounded interesting and I finally got around to making it.  I tweaked the recipe a little because I don’t use oil and I can never find champagne vinegar.  I also didn’t have any shallots on hand, so I used the onion powder.  Here is what I came up with.

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Portobello Salad with Spicy Mustard Dressing

Tonights dinner was brought to you by Veganomicon.  I made the Portobello Salad with Spicy Mustard Dressing on page 87 tonight for dinner.  It does require some planning ahead.  You need to roast the portobellos for an hour before you make the salad, so keep that in mind when you make this one, but definitely make it!  The only differences I made to the recipe was to replace the grape seed oil with ground flaxseeds and water and for the portobello marinade I just left the oil out.

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The Most Essential Herbs

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Herbs, what are they and why should you use them? This may seem like a simple question to those of you that are into cooking and supporting your bodies in a natural way. But, there are many people who can’t tell basil from parsley, parsley from cilantro, and oregano from rosemary.

If you ever asked these questions:

  1. what are the most common herbs should I have in my kitchen?
  2. how do I use them?
  3. what do they look like?
  4. what do they taste like?
  5. how do they help my health?

Then this series is for you.

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