Recipes

Jun 28th 2018

Green Pesto

by Michelle Moroney

  Ingredients: 2 cups fresh herbs/greens (basil, parsley, blanched nettle, wild garlic, kale, baby spinach) 1⁄2 cup freshly grated Parmesan-Reggiano cheese 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup nuts (walnuts, pine nuts, hazelnuts) 3 garlic cloves, minced (about 3 teaspoons) Juice of 1⁄2 lemon 1⁄4 teaspoon salt, more to taste freshly ground black pepper to taste   Method: Heat a small frying pan over a low heat. Toast the nuts …

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Mar 4th 2017

Ginger Bug Recipe – Part 1

by Michelle Moroney

https://www.cliffsofmoherretreat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ginger-Bug.mp4   Part 1 Here is how we make our Ginger Bug at the retreat. From this Bug we make a delicious, healthy, carbonated ginger drink (recipe and how to in the next post). I’ve seen recipes that call for grating the ginger for the bug, but it works really well this way for us so I’m just going to show you with …

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Sep 15th 2016

Chocolate Beetroot Cake (GF)

by Michelle Moroney

Chocolate Beetroot Cake (GF) Ingredients: 3/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup maple syrup 3/4 cup raw cacao 1 medium raw beetroot, peeled and finely chopped in food processor (approx 3/4 cup) 2 cups almond meal 3 eggs (beaten in separate small bowl) 3 tablespoons coconut palm sugar 3 teaspoons Gluten Free baking powder Method: Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line cake tin with grease proof paper. Peel and quarter the …

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Jul 27th 2016

Sun Burgers

by Michelle Moroney

Makes 8 Burgers   Ingredients: 200g ground or finely chopped sunflower seeds 1 medium carrot, grated 1 large celery stick, chopped finely 1 small onion, chopped finely Large handful of Parsley, chopped finely 1 large potato boiled and mashed 1 egg 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Pinch chilli powder Half flat teaspoon of garam masala, tumeric & wholegrain mustard Salt & Pepper to taste   Method: Mix all the ingredients together in a …

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May 18th 2016

Power Balls

by Michelle Moroney

Power Balls Ingredients: For the Coating: Cacao butter, melted Raw cacao (powder) Sweetener of choice (maple syrup, honey, xylitol etc) Desiccated coconut For the Filling: Soaked dates  – dates soaked in boiling water for a few minutes Walnuts 2 tbsp of Tahini Method: Blend Walnuts until they reach the consistency of granules (think coarse sand). Add the strained dates and Tahini to the blender and blend until reasonably smooth. Set aside. Melt the raw …

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Mar 4th 2016

Baked Stuffed Onions

by Michelle Moroney

BAKED STUFFED ONIONS Ingredients: 4 medium onions 100g grated parmesan cheese 80g butter, chopped into cubes 3 free range eggs 1 bay leaf & 1 sprig of rosemary Sea salt & freshly ground pepper A large handful of finely chopped spinach A large pinch of nutmeg Cream of balsamic vinegar Method: Cook the onions in boiling water and bay leaf for 15-20 minutes.  When cooked, remove and drain for a few minutes. …

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