Jicama with Mango Basil Sauce

from Heather Nauta

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It is DAY 13 of the "Gluten Free Recipes" series and the gorgeous Heather Nauta from is joining our party today. I connected with Heather through JL Goes Vegan, and I have absolutely fallen in love with her. For those of you who don't know Heather, she is amazing and has a really cool story.

A former commercial pilot and flight instructor in Canada, Heather developed a keen awareness for environmental issues and a passionate desire to solve them back in 2004. She moved to the West Coast, where, with her partner, Phil, she started experimenting with veganism, raw foods, Eastern philosophies, holistic principles, and organic gardening. After both experiencing dramatic weight loss, increased energy, and improved mental clarity, but muscle loss, Heather become a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, through the RHN program at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in search of answers. Having become an accomplished cook after experimenting with all of the different whole foods philosophies, she also studied at the School of Natural Cookery.

There is a ton of valuable information on Heather's site. She offers Comprehensive Resources for Healthy Eating. Her specialty is showing people how to have fun while making simple, fast, incredibly delicious and healthy plant-based meals that satisfy! You can find all of her quick, easy, tasty recipes at Healthy Vegan Recipes. Each vegan recipe features an easy-to-follow video!

This quick, easy dish is light, fresh, raw with all of those wonderful live enzymes, and packed with a delicious sweet and salty flavor. Love this dish on a hot Summer's day. You can enjoy it on it's own, or it makes a fabulous side dish.

Heather's blog is absolutely packed with tons of really informative posts about motivation, health, nutrition, planning and cooking, weight loss and many more. Be sure to check out Heather's amazing 7 Day Vegan Meal Plan -- a nutritionally-complete healthy eating regime that can help you reach an optimal level of health. Her Online Vegan Cooking Classes rock too! The coolest thing about Heather's business is that she donates at least 10% of her profits to charity.

Trust me, this is a phenomenal untapped resource, so get clicking and fall in love with the adorable Heather Nauta.
Heather, thank you for so graciously sharing your recipe in this event. You rock!

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Jicama with Mango Basil Sauce

Jicama with Mango Basil Sauce

from Heather Nauta

Serves 615 MINS

flavor ideas:

  • fresh thyme and chives
  • fresh mint and ginger
  1. Put the grated jicama in a large bowl.
  2. Puree the mango in your food processor or blender with just enough liquid to make a thick sauce.
  3. Add the seasonings, and the tahini if you want to make a thicker, creamier and more filling sauce.
  4. Let the jicama marinate in the sauce, covered in the fridge, for an hour or more to break down some of the starch.
  5. Serve over a bed of greens, topped with cashews or a sunflower seed-nutritional yeast mixture.

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