Avocado Dip

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients:

1 large peeled and pitted avocado
2/3 cup plain yogurt, goat yogurt or soy yogurt
1 diced tomato
dash or two of cayenne pepper
sea salt and black pepper

Directions:

  1. Mash avocado with a fork until very smooth.
  2. Add yogurt, tomato, cayenne. Blend until smooth. This may be done in a food processor, in a blender or with a fork.
  3. Add sea salt and fresh black pepper to taste.
  4. Serve chilled with mixed raw vegetables.

Note: Best made a maximum of 1 hour before serving.

Asian Watercress Salad

Prep time: 7 minutes Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
1 bunch washed watercress
1 cup grated carrots
1 cup baked tofu
1-1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
2/3 tablespoons plum vinegar or other vinegar

Directions:
1. Tear watercress into desirable size pieces.
2. Mix with carrots in a salad bowl.
3. Drizzle sesame oil and vinegar over salad and toss.
4. Dice tofu into bite-size strips.
5. Serve in individual salad bowls, sprinkle tofu on top of each and serve.