Sunday, March 6, 2011

RAW Onion Bread and a Dip Recipe

Inspired once again by the remarkable Lisa at Raw on $10 a Day or Less, I decided to break down and make another batch of raw bread that uses flax meal. My attempts in the past have turned out bitter tasting, raw bread that landed in the trash. Well this time I was convinced that I could make this work. How can you go wrong with one of Lisa's amazing recipes? This bread is nothing short of spectacular!! I am in LOVE with this raw onion bread.


I followed Lisa's recipe closely with the exception of using my leftover carrot/veg/fruit pulp. I make it a habit to freeze my juice pulp for future raw bread and cracker recipes. I was composting it but now I realize it is more valuable in my raw recipes. I have enough other kitchen scraps to compost, so this precious pulp goes into the freezer now.
I spread the dough quite thin on the teflex sheets, almost as thin as a wrap.



 For several weeks I have been enjoying many recipes with this raw onion bread. I sliced it into squares and froze the slices, separated by waxed paper. They thaw in less than 5 minutes and taste just as good as the day I made them.
Here is a fantastic recipe I made the other day. It works great as a dip or a spread.
Spinach Guacamole Dip/Spread
by Elizabeth @ RAW Living and Learning (March,2011)
1 large Haas avocado
1 scallion, rough chop
2 C loosely packed organic baby spinach
juice of 1 lemon
1 Roma tomato, cut up into chunks
small bunch of fresh cilantro
1/4 tsp Himalayan salt
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp garlic powder or 1 clove, center stem removed
pinch of red pepper flakes

Directions: First process the avocado, spinach and lemon juice. Next add in the diced Roma, scallion, cilantro and spices. Pulse until just combined.
Use as a dip or a spread for raw sandwiches or sushi.


SPINACH GUACAMOLE DIP
 Here is how I served this wonderful spread, topped with some of my homegrown sprouts of course!
+JMJ+ Today I am grateful for my new tiny garden. Yes, I finallly got my square foot garden stared. More on that later. :)

7 comments:

kelli said...

that looks divine!!! i've been wanting to make lisa's onion bread. great idea to use juice pulp. i may follow suit.

yay for your square foot garden! can't wait to hear about it!=)

kt said...

What a beautiful snack! Your dip looks lovely- I'm already eyeing my avocado.

Mr. H. said...

You started a garden! Good for you.:) Your bread with dip looks wonderful and I have not eaten dinner yet so this post just made me all that much more hungry.:)

kelli said...

you've been awarded the 'one lovely blog' award! http://animalfriendlyeating.blogspot.com/2011/03/blog-award.html

Cynthia said...

Oh my that looks so good!! I tried a onion bread once and mine ended up in the trash too. I'll have to give this one a try. Take pics of the garden. Love ya C

Lisa is Raw on $10 a Day (or less!) said...

Elizabeth, so glad you like the bread. And that spinach guac, wow, it looks fantastic. So glad you've got a garden going, too!!

Lin Ann said...

I love this recipe! Great snack and the picture of it all put together is beautiful. Your garden looks wonderful. I can't plant yet, there's still a little snow in my yard!

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