Healthy with Jodi

Pumpkin Seed Dip

    Pumpkin Seed Dip 

    Vegan, GF, Paleo
    Happily serves 6-8


    5 ounces Raw pumpkin seeds
    2 TBSP Avocado oil
    1/2 cup finely chopped shallots

    1 large jalapeno, finely chopped

    3 garlic cloves, chopped (let sit 5 min)
    1/4 Cup Parsley

    1/4 Cup Cilantro

    Juice of a lime

    1 TBSP Extra-virgin Olive oil or Avocado oil

    1/4 tsp finely grated orange zest

    2 TBSP Maple syrup or 1/4 tsp maple extract and stevia
    Blend seeds in a food processor.
    Cook shallots & garlic in the avocado oil.
    *Add Sea salt and pepper, let cool.*
    Add parsley, cilantro, lime juice, maple syrup, orange zest (and water if needed)
    Add shallot mix when cooled, mix thoroughly
    Sea salt to taste.

    Variation: Can also be used a spread in a lettuce wrap.

    Dijon Lemon Dressing Recipe

      Dijon Lemon Dressing

      Happily serves 4


      1/3 Cup lemon juice

      1 TBSP Dijon mustard

      2 Crushed garlic cloves

      1/4 Cup flaxseed oil or Macadamia Nut oil

      1/4 Cup extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil

      Sea salt/pepper to taste

      Grind Flaxseeds in a coffee grinder on medium speed until well ground, set aside.  (Keep extras in Freezer.). In a blender combine lemon juice, mustard, garlic, salt, and pepper and any of the additions you choose. Blend for 1 minute, then begin pouring oils very slowly through the feed hole in the lid of the blender. Blend until smooth.


      1 tsp of curry powder

      1 TBSP minced basil or rosemary

      1 TBSP honey or Stevia

      Dash cayenne

      Five Chinese Spice


      Ginger, fresh or powder