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Sesame String Beans with Garlic



• 1lb String beans
• 5 teaspoons sesame seeds
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 clove minced garlic
• Salt and pepper


Blanch string beans in boiling water for 3 minutes, followed by an ice bath.
Heat olive oil in a pan, on medium heat.
Add garlic, string beans and sesame seeds; salt and pepper.
Toss and serve on a plate.

Cardiologist Cauliflower Classic



• 1 large head of cauliflower
• Madras hot curry
• Kosher salt
• Coarse black pepper
• 1 large red pepper
• 1 large yellow pepper
• 1 large orange pepper
• 2 small yellow onions
• Olive oil


Separate Cauliflower into individual small florets.
Cut all the peppers into long ¼-inch wide strips.
Cut the onions into ¼-inch strips.
Place Cauliflower, Onions and Peppers into large mixing bowl and toss with enough Madras curry to completely coat the mixture.
Generously salt and pepper the cauliflower mixture.
Sprinkle enough olive oil throughout to get a light coating.
Place the mixture onto a large grilling vegetable rack.

Grill vegetables on each side until brown, but not burnt. Then turn and repeat.
Cooking time: approx 15-20 minutes on a hot grill.
Serve in large bowl.


Mediterranean Hummus



• 1 16 oz can of chickpeas
• ½ cup of chickpea juice
• Juice from ½ lemon
• 1 ½ tablespoons tahini
• 1 clove garlic
• ½ teaspoon celtic sea salt
• ½ teaspoon cumin
• 2 tablespoons cold-pressed olive oil
• Sprinkle of Paprika
• 2 sprigs of parsley
• 2 slices of whole wheat pita bread


Pour out and discard ½ of the liquid from a can of chickpeas.
Place the remaining ½ cup of “chickpea juice” and the chickpeas from the can into a blender.
Add the juice from half of a lemon into the blender (place a strainer beneath the lemon as you squeeze in order to avoid the seeds).
Add the tahini, garlic clove, celtic sea salt, cumin and olive oil to the mixture.
Blend on a medium setting until the mixture is even and smooth.
Serve on a plate, garnished with Paprika and parsley, along with whole wheat toasted pita bread.

Acorn Squash



• 2 acorn squash
• 4 tablespoons pure maple syrup
• 1 teaspoon Cinnamon powder


Cut each acorn squash in half and remove seeds.
Put a teaspoon of maple syrup in the hollow part of each half.
Sprinkle ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon powder in each half.
Cover acorn squash loosely with saran wrap and put in a microwave safe bowl.
Cook one half at a time in the microwave, on high setting, for 4 minutes.
Set aside to rest for 2 minutes.



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