posts tagged "marcona"
Posted on January 15, 2010
Many of you had questions about Marcona almonds when I posted my recipe for Marcona Almond Mayonnaise, so I thought I would take the time to provide some answers. Here’s the first question from one of my favorite readers:
“Is there a difference in taste or texture between Marcona almonds & regular almonds? I know the Marcona almonds are from Spain so maybe (and hopefully) these are truly raw almonds (they’re not so obsessed with pasteurization in Europe).”
To answer this question ... read more →
Posted on January 8, 2010
This vegan mayonnaise has quickly become a family favorite. I based the idea on a recipe I found in an old issue of Martha Stewart Living. I happened upon an interesting recipe for a peanut salad dressing, made several adaptations until I ended up (somewhat accidentally) with this scrumptious gluten free, egg-free vegan mayo which is delicious on my Kaleslaw.
Marcona Almond Mayonnaise
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon agave nectar
½ cup olive oil
2-4 tablespoons marcona almonds
Pour vinegar and agave into vitamix ... read more →
Posted on October 13, 2009
My garden is overflowing with kale so I am looking for creative ways to serve it to the boys. Of course, their favorite kale dish is the Kale Salad with Cranberries, however, we can’t have that every night so I came up with this delicious gluten free Kaleslaw. The boys liked it and ate some, I myself had about 4 bowls of it –addictive I’d say.
2 heads kale, any variety
4 large carrots
¼ cup marcona almonds, coarsely chopped
Chiffonade the kale into ... read more →
Posted on August 10, 2009
My husband and I guzzled this summer squash salad last night at dinner. We had a massive feast of vegetables and salmon (the boys picked at dinner, though did just fine all in all). Along with the salad, we grilled the salmon, eggplant, red peppers and broccoli. Fresh fruit for dessert –cherries, apricots and strawberries.
It was a lot of fun. Making it even better was the fact that my husband and I went grocery shopping together in the afternoon (love ... read more →