03/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ani's Fresh Marinara and Tahini Lemon Dressing Videos on the VCN

Try Ani's recipes for the fastest and most delicious Fresh Marinara Sauce and Tahini Lemon Dressing. You can watch her make these 2 recipes on the Virtual Channel Network, produced by Breakdown Services and the Hollywood Reporter.


Watch Fresh Marinara

Watch Tahini Lemon Dressing

Here's Ani's recipes (they can also be found on her blog at:

Marinara Sauce
Makes 4 servings

1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
1 medjool date, pitted
1 teaspoon oregano, dried
1/2 teaspoon rosemary, fresh
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
2 teaspoons salt

Place all ingredients into your blender and blend smooth. Scoop over your noodles (see recipe below).

Serve into 4 bowls. Top with basil and chopped rosemary. Serve and enjoy!


2 zucchini, cut into 4 inch chunks
or, 2 bags of Kelp noodles, rinsed and drained well

Use a spiralizer to spiralize zucchini into noodle strips. Place into a bowl. Or, place Kelp Noodles into mixing bowl. Toss with Marinara Sauce.

Tahini Lemon Dressing
Makes 2 servings

4Tablespoons Tahini
4 Tablespoons Lemon juice
2 T water
2 T braggs

Place all ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Mix well, and toss over your favorite greens. Enjoy as a salad, or inside a wrap of collard leaf or nori sheet.

For more free recipe ideas, to watch Ani's other videos, and for organic ingredients and kitchen tools, visit Ani at: