Category Archives: Sauces

Tomato Free Italian Plum Sauce

Tomatoes and other nightshade vegetables/fruits currently increase my inflammation and pain levels so I’m always looking for alternatives. Last week I made an Italian plum based barbecue sauce that tasted surprisingly like tomato based sauces so I decided to experiment. … Continue reading

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Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

I use this simple dressing on tacos, salads, coleslaw, and other dishes that pair well with this flavor combination. Coconut milk can be substituted for the kefir yogurt to make it dairy free and other herbs can be used to … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Alfredo Sauce

I finally had in depth functional medicine GI tests done and discovered that besides SIBO I had H. pylori. Oddly, once the H. pylori was cleared up with antibiotics, my dairy sensitivity returned. Now I’m back on on dairy free … Continue reading

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Tahini Dressing

While looking up information on nigella seeds I came across a recipe for roasted broccoli with tahini sauce. I liked the idea since I love anything that uses sesame, but instead of a warm sauce, decided to try it in … Continue reading

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Cumin Garlic Lemon Yogurt Sauce

I make this sauce frequently, it’s great with lamb, falafel, and curries or can be used as a salad dressing or dip with pita wedges, but I usually don’t measure the ingredients. I remembered to do that tonight so I … Continue reading

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Asian Plum Sauce

Last year I made a small batch of Asian plum sauce from fruit from my parents’ orchard to see if I’d use it. It was great with egg rolls and as a sauce in stir fry. I made a bigger … Continue reading

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Raspberry-Blackberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Berry season is upon us once again. I recently decided to do something with the dozens of quart bags of previous years’ harvests in my freezer. I made several batches of low sugar jellies and then had the idea to … Continue reading

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