Ratatouille Dressing

Ratatouille Dressing (gluten free and preservative free)

This is an easy dressing that goes well on most salads and vegetables that brings flavor to a whole new level.

1/2 cup organic yellow mustard seed (may combine with a bit of brown seed but the yellow seeds are tastier)
1 cup raw organic apple cider vinegar with mother*
1/4 cup organic heirloom tomatoes
1/4 cup grated butternut squash or any winter squash
1/2 cup organic cold pressed extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon, juiced
Himalayan salt to taste

Tip: add a splash of high quality balsamic vinegar if you wish.

Soak the mustard seed in apple cider vinegar in a glass container until fully plump (about 12 hours). Blend seed and vinegar together in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Then add olive oil, heirloom tomatoes, grated butternut squash, lemon juice and Himalayan salt to blender and blend all well together.

* raw and refined apple cider vinegar that still contains the culture of beneficial bacteria (mother) that turned the apple cider into vinegar through secondary fermentation.

Creamy Tomato Sauce

Raw Creamy Tomato Sauce

This sauce can easily become your go to tomato sauce for all uses: vegetable dip, dress up a salad, top raw pizza, add to meat and so on.

This is the best, melt in your mouth, tomato sauce packed with wholesome goodness.

1-2 organic fresh heirloom tomatoes
1 organic young coconut meat*
1 small organic garlic clove
fresh organic oregano, marjoram and basil to taste
salt to taste

optional: your favorite spices such cayenne, chili, paprika

Mash the tomatoes in a strainer until you obtain all the pulp and juice - discard the skin and seeds.

Open the coconut using Dr. Garcia's video as a guide.

Add all the ingredients in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) and blend until everything is smooth and velvety. Enjoy at room temperature.

* young coconut meat needs to be a bit solid and not mushy.

Rich-E Tahini

Rich, savory, creamy and lemony, this 100% raw tahini sauce delivers flavor, nutrients and a healthy twist on regular toasted sesame seeds. Sesame seed is a great source of protein, minerals and essential fatty acids. The secret is to use the highest quality raw tahini paste or better yet, make your own by using the directions bellow.

1 cup raw organic tahini*
1 cup spring or filtered water
1 teaspoon Celtic salt
1/3 cup chopped organic parsley leaves
2 tablespoons fresh chopped organic dill leaves
1 organic garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons organic fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon organic apple cider vinegar

Blend everything but the parsley and dill leaves in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until the sauce is smooth. Add more water if necessary. Taste and adjust if needed. Add the chopped parsley and dill. Serve with crudités** or raw crackers.

* homemade raw tahini

1 cup raw organic sesame seeds (soaked for 8 hours and rinsed)
1/2 cup raw, cold pressed, organic sesame seed oil

Blend in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) for 2 minutes, stopping to scrape down once in awhile. Refrigerate for up to 3 weeks in a covered glass container.

** crudités (from the Latin crudus for raw) are raw vegetable appetizers such as celery , carrot, cucumber sticks and bell pepper strips, broccoli, cauliflower, fennel, and asparagus spears.

Vegan Hemp Seed Butter

Raw & Vegan Hemp Seed Butter

A perfectly creamy, nutty, salty and subtle sweet butter to replace any nut butters in your kitchen. Spread it over celery sticks, carrots, bananas, apple slices or just eat it plain. It’s very nutritious.

2 cups organic hemp seeds
3 teaspoons organic cold pressed olive oil
1/4 teaspoon Celtic salt
1-2 drops organic lemon essential oil for internal use
2 tablespoons spring or mineral water

Blend everything togerther in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Blend until fully processed to a buttery consistency. Stop few times if needed to scrape down the sides of the container and maybe add 1 more tablespoon of water to reach desired consistency. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight glass jar.

Vegan Lemon Almond Ricotta

A rich and delightful ricotta to eat by itself or as a dessert topping. Top some wild blueberries with this Lemon Almond Ricotta and sprinkle with one of the best sprinkles Mother Nature provides: raw and fresh wildflower bee pollen and you get a sophisticated flavor with the best of nutrients.

1/2 cup raw unpasteurized organic heirloom almonds (soak for 12 hours and then remove the skin)
1/2 cup fresh young coconut meat
1 inch organic vanilla bean
dash of Celtic salt
1-2 drops organic lemon essential oil for internal use
1/3 cup spring or filtered water
organic stevia to taste

Add enough water to make a cream and blend everything together in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until the mixture is silky and smooth.

Homemade Raw Mustard

Use this very easy recipe to replace your store bought mustard made with white or wine vinegar and possibly other questionable ingredients.

Mustard seeds are very popular for their taste, but did you know they deliver a long list of health benefits due to their high content of glucosinolates?*  Mustard seeds also contain magnesium, selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. And these tiny seeds are a fantastic decongestant and expectorant so mustard seed can help with respiratory disorders. 

Add this mustard to meat or fish, or use to make a delicious salad dressing.

1/2 cup organic yellow mustard seeds
1 cup raw apple cider vinegar with mother
1 red organic shallot
a few tablespoons of spring or filtered water
1 tablespoon grated organic turmeric

Soak the mustard seeds in apple cider vinegar until fully plump (12 hours). Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix).  Add water as necessary to obtain a creamy consistency. Keep in a covered glass jar in the refrigerator.

glucosinolates are natural components of many pungent plants such as mustard, cabbage, and horseradish. Glucosinolates may stimulate apoptosis (death) of human tumor cells.

Coconut Vegan Mayonnaise

This is a light, gorgeous and a perfect creamy mayonnaise that is dairy free, gluten free, egg free and nut free. It’s very fast and simple to make as it has only 5 ingredients and needs just a mason jar and an immersion blender.

1/2 cup cold unsweetened organic coconut cream - the top from homemade coconut milk is best or use a BPA free canned organic coconut cream
1 teaspoon fresh organic lemon juice
1 organic garlic clove, peeled and mashed
1/2 cup cold pressed organic sunflower oil (Flora is a good brand)
Celtic sea salt to taste

Combine the coconut cream, lemon juice and garlic in a mason jar. Blend on high for 30 seconds with an immersion blender. Add 1/4 cup of sunflower oil and blend one more minute until the ingredients have emulsified (the oil is incorporated with the other ingredients). Add the remaining 1/4 cup of sunflower oil and blend until the mixture reaches the consistency that you prefer. Add sea salt to taste. Refrigeration will allow the mayonnaise to set up a bit.




illustration of use of an immersion blender

Creamy Tahini Sauce

Add calcium, proteins, B vitamins and essential fatty acids to your diet with this beautiful creamy paste made from sesame seeds that you can blend in just few seconds. It's perfect for salads, vegetable dip or falafel.

1 organic garlic clove, minced
1 cup organic raw tahini*
1/2 cup filtered water
2 tablespoon organic, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar
½ teaspoon sea salt
1/2 organic lemon zest
1 teaspoon organic ground coriander

Blend all the ingredients in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until you obtain a creamy paste. Keeps covered in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

* The tahini brand choice is Is important since they have different tastes. Rejuvenative Foods makes a good artisan tahini that one can usually find in the refrigerated section of your local natural food store. Or one can order this tahini directly from Rejuvenative Foods website.


4 raw organic pasture raised egg yolks (from your local farm) at room temperature*
1 teaspoon organic raw apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
1/4 cup cold pressed organic olive oil
1/4 cup cold pressed organic coconut oil melted
1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
1/8 teaspoon organic white pepper


1-2 raw organic garlic cloves minced

Blend the first 2 ingredients on low speed in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Add the rest of the ingredients starting blending on low and increase the speed as you go. The whole process should take you no more than one minute. Don't over blend it.

* room temperature egg yolks are the secret for a creamy and thick mayonnaise