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Basil & Cashew Pasta

Basil & Cashew Pasta INGREDIENTS 3 portions of pasta or brown rice pasta 100g cashews 1 ripe avocado, peeled and roughly chopped Juice of 1 ½ lemons 25g fresh basil 4 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast 1 garlic clove, peeled Pinch of sea salt METHOD Place 50g of the cashews into a food processor and pulse for a few seconds.  Toast them in a frying pan until they are golden brown.  Sprinkle on top of the pasta as garnish. Add all the rest of the ingredients, except the pasta in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Add water as needed. Toss your pasta with blended ingredients and sprinkle with the toasted cashews. I did not use nutritional yeast in this recipe as it has an after taste to me.   You may notice non traditional ingredients in my recipes. Rather, I may add a mix of non plant based ingredients to give flavor.  Instead of using nutritional yeast,  I added about 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese to give an …

Mash Potatoes Pancakes

The Preparation Ingredients: Mash Potatoes, 1/4 cup bacon, 1/4 cup shredded cheese, 2-3 eggs, 1/4 cup wheat flour, green onions, salt, pepper, and garlic. Directions: Combine mixture into a bowl. Put 1 tsp of olive oil into a skillet. Then, form mixture into a patty and pan fry on each side for 3 minutes or until golden brown. This dish is very filling and good for cold mornings when you just want some good old comfort food. Cheers

Shrimp Linguini W/Alfredo Sauce

The Preparation Ingredients: Shrimp, cream, wine, parmesan cheese, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, onions, garlic, olive oil, paprika, salt, pepper and linguini. Directions: Saute shrimp in olive oil for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan to avoid over cooking. Saute onions and garlic in the same pan until golden brown. Then add 3/4 cups of wine to the mixture and let simmer for 2 minutes. Next, add 2 cups of cream and 3/4 cups of parmesan cheese and let simmer for 2 minutes. Do not let it boil. Add linguini and shrimp to mixture. Then, top with parley and parmesan cheese to taste. Cheers!