Coconut Oil Baba Ghanouj Dip

Coconut Oil Baba Ghanouj Dip
Coconut Oil Baba Ghanouj Dip
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Servings: 6
Preparation Time: 1 hour

  • 1 large eggplant
  • 3 tablespoons Tahini
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon Expeller Pressed Coconut Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, for garnish
  • fresh or dried parsley flakes, for garnish

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Prick eggplant skin with fork or cut a shallow slit along the side of the eggplant (to prevent eggplant from exploding). Place eggplant on a baking dish in middle or top rack in oven, and cook until eggplant shrivels and is soft and mushy and skin is somewhat charred, about 40-50 minutes.

Once eggplant has cooled to touch, peel skin and scoop insides into a bowl and mash (with a fork or potato masher).

Add tahini, garlic, lemon juice, coconut oil, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper. Mix well.

Scoop Coconut Oil Baba Ghanouj dip into a serving bowl and drizzle with olive oil and garnish with parsley. Serve with warm flatbread or enjoy with freshly sliced vegetables, like cucumber, bell peppers, or carrots.

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Pumpkin Pie Dip

Pumpkin Pie Dip
Pumpkin Pie Dip
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Servings: 10
Preparation Time: 4 hours

  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, chilled*
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 4 ounces coconut milk yogurt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • Fruit, cookies, etc., for serving

In a blender, combine the chilled coconut milk, pumpkin puree, coconut milk yogurt, maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice. Blend until smooth.

If desired, cut the top off of a pie pumpkin and scoop out seeds. Pour dip into pumpkin shell. Refrigerate about 4 hours or overnight before serving. Serve with fruit or cookies.

Homemade Fresh Coconut Milk:

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

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Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes

Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth and creamy. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and paprika if desired.

Serve on a dish with your favorite fresh, crisp vegetables or crackers.

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