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Apple cilantro pate:
2 ounces fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons oats flour
1 tablespoon non roasted 30 percent added oil 
  California walnut butter 
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 tablespoon sugar                                  4
2 teaspoons apple powder
Cut 2 ounces cilantro into 1 inch pieces. Put the greens pieces and 3/4 cup water into a blender and run for 40 seconds.

Heat, uncovered in a 1000 watt microwave oven for 2 minutes 40 seconds or until fully boiling, watch for boil over last 60 seconds.

Remove as much water as possible from the mixture using a fine (40 wires per inch strainer or a coffee press. The liquid can be used as tea.

If the mixture clogs the mesh in the coffee press, pour away what water has been strained, stir the mixture, and press again. Yield is about 1-1/2 ounces slaw.

Put the greens into a mixing and/or portion bowl.

Put into the bowl with the greens: 2 tablespoons oats flour, 1 tablespoon non roasted 30 percent added oil California walnut butter, 2 teaspoons canola oil, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 2 teaspoons apple powder.


Add a side of a couple of ounces of fruit and this makes a full light meal.

Very: soft, moist, sweet; enough flavor and tang to be dessert-like. Very slightly astringent.

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seek out the unusual Human nature protects us from gluttony and an unhealthy diet lacking variety. We have been given a strong dissatisfaction toward food that has become too familar. At the same time a protective wall keeps us from enjoying untested, non familar food whose safety and value has not been established. It is as if we are behind a wall wanting what might be on the otherside, but unable to explore what is on the other side.

Look over the wall, examine what you see. Then reach out, grab what you can to get inspiration to go where the wall is lower and reach out again. Grab some more.