Tahini Miso Dressing

This dressing is a real tongue titillator as well as very nourishing. Sesame seeds are high in easily absorbed calcium and miso is a live-culture fermentation which also helps with calcium absorption.

makes about 1 cup

  • 1/4 c tahini
  • 1/2 lime’s juice
  • 1/2 c extra virgin olive oil or sesame oil
  • 1 T raw honey
  • 1 T miso paste
  • 1 t chili powder (optional)
  • 1 T toasted sesame seeds

Method:
Blend the tahini, lime juice and oil. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

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Banana and Tahini Smoothie

This is a great way to start your day. It is quick, nourishing and delectable. Most importantly is has a lot of easily absorbed calcium and potassium.

Serves 2-3

  • 1 banana, the riper the sweeter
  • 1 T tahini, or you can use freshly ground toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 T almond butter
  • 1 t vanilla essence
  • 1 T honey (or you can use a sweet apple)
  • ½ c herbal iced tea (or water)
  • 1 c yogurt or keffir or both
  • 1 t cinnamon, ground

Method:
Blend ingredients together. It is also nice to add ice at the end to make it into more of a thicker colder smoothie.

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