Tag: coconut

Nut and Date Balls

Nut and Date Balls

Nut and Date Balls Sometimes you just need a quick little sweet treat, and this is it. Yield: 12 to 18 balls 2 cups (500 mL) raw walnuts or pecans 1 cup (250 mL) pitted medjool dates ⅓ cup (80 mL) organic cocoa 1 tablespoon […]

Coconut Crepes

Coconut Crepes

From the new Thirteen Moons cookbook, serve these light, gluten-free and tasty morsels after an Asian-inspired meal. Yield: 8 servings 1 cup (250 mL) rice flour 1 tablespoon (15 mL) maple syrup or honey Pinch of salt 2 eggs 2½ cups (625 mL) coconut milk […]

Thai-Inspired Red Lentil Soup (GF, V)

Thai-Inspired Red Lentil Soup (GF, V)

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Thai-Inspired Red Lentil Soup (GF, V)

This recipe from the second Thirteen Moons cookbook is so simple, flavourful, and filling.

Yield: 8 servings

2 tablespoons (30 mL) coconut oil
1 small white onion, finely diced
2 tablespoons (30 mL) cumin seeds
1 tablespoon (15 mL) ground coriander
¼–½ teaspoon (1–2.5 mL) cayenne
1 cup (250 mL) red lentils
4–5 cups (1–1.25 L) vegetable stock or water
1 (14-ounce / 398 mL) can coconut milk
2 tablespoons (30 mL) minced ginger
2 tablespoons (30 mL) lemon zest
5 tablespoons (75 mL) lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Handful of chopped cilantro, for garnish
1 avocado, diced, for garnish

Put the oil in a soup pot and heat over low heat, add the onion, cumin seeds, coriander, and cayenne and sauté until the onions are limp.

Add the lentils, stock, coconut milk, and ginger. Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, or until the lentils are soft.

Stir in the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper, and a little of the cilantro.

Serve in individual soup bowls, garnished with the cilantro and diced avocado.

Coconut-Pumpkin Custard Cups (GF)

Coconut-Pumpkin Custard Cups (GF)

 Print This Post Coconut Pumpkin Custard Cups This is another pumpkin recipe from the new Thirteen Moons cookbook that has quickly become a favourite around here. It’s like pumpkin pie without the crust. Yield: 10 servings 1¼ cups (310 mL) coconut milk 4 large eggs ½ […]

Curried Chick Peas and Cauliflower

Curried Chick Peas and Cauliflower

I’m on my own this week and working on the new cookbook so got creative in the kitchen. This was the delicious result. 1/2 tbsp coconut oil 1/4 onion, diced 1 large mushroom, chopped 1/4 sweet pepper, diced 2 tsp curry powder 4 canned plum […]


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