Here is another wonderful raw meal that is perfect for hot summer evenings.
Walnut-Salsa (meat alternative)
1 cup raw walnuts, soaked overnight then drained
1/3 cup chopped tomatoes
¼ cup finely chopped onion (or to taste)
fresh cilantro, to taste
¼ tsp. garlic powder
1/2 TB lime juice (or lemon)
½ tsp. ground cumin
½ tsp. herbamare or sea salt
½ tsp. oregano
1/3 cup fresh corn kernels (mix in after blending)
dash of raw cocoa powder
dash of chili powder
dash of smoked paprika
agave nectar to sweeten, optional
Put walnuts and chopped vegetables in food processor and pulse about five times.
Add the remaining ingredients – except the corn -and continue to process until well mixed.
Taste and adjust spices as needed.
Mix in the corn kernels by hand.
You can eat as is or dehydrate to dry it a bit.
Spicy Pepper Cheeze
1/2 small orange bell pepper, cleaned and chopped
3 TB nutritional yeast
½ cup raw cashew pieces, ground well
1/2 tsp. each of the following: onion powder, garlic powder, sea salt (or to taste)
¼ - ½ tsp. apple cider vinegar
red cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to taste
small amounts of water to blend – you want the cheeze thick
Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Use small amounts of water to help turn blades but keep the mix thick.