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Recipe: vegan Tomato Pesto

Recipe - vegan tomato pesto
Take me back to summer in Italy! This Pesto Rosso with sun-dried tomatoes tastes of warm Tuscan evenings and will fill you up with happiness. It is divine with veggie pasta, as a dip or bruschetta spread. RECIPE FOR VEGAN TOMATO PESTO Ingredients for 4 servings: 1/2 cup olive oil, cold pressed 8 sun dried...

Recipe: Pineapple Avocado Salsa

Recipe Pineapple Avocado Salsa
This recipe is going to stay on my menu for a while - it is absolutely delicious! The cucumber give it crunch, the salt and lime balance the pineapple's sweetness. Luckily, this recipe only takes 5 minutes to prepare, so just get some lettuce to serve it on, and crackers to munch with the salsa. Enjoy! RECIPE: PINEAPPLE AVOCADO...

Recipe: Raw Vegan Tzatziki

Raw vegan tsatsiki recipe
When I was a kid, our family spent several summer holidays in Greece, indulging in the beautiful scent of herbs and trees, blue seas with amazing beaches, the white stone buildings with blue doors everywhere, and of course, food! Tzatziki is one of my favourite Greek dishes, refreshing, full of flavour and easy to make. This...

Recipe: Raw Vegan Beetroot Hummus

Classic (sprouted) Chickpea Hummus is one of my staples, too good not to eat pretty much every week, with veggies or spread on crackers and raw bread or in a wrap. This version though is even better, because: color! And a fine beetroot sweetness complimenting the sesame flavour. Ingredients: 2 beetroots, peeled 2 cups chickpeas,...

Can you eat raw quince ?

What is a quince?  This bright yellow fruit (Cydonia oblonga) belongs to the same family as apples and pears. It has its origins in South-West Asia, Turkey and Iran but grows on trees all over the world these days. Quince in tropical countries and Asia is soft and juicy and can easily be eaten raw...

Recipe: raw vegan Mayonnaise

This raw vegan mayonnaise is so incredibly creamy and so authentic in taste, you will never believe it is plant-based and soy free! It only takes a few ingredients, even less minutes and goes tremendously well with wraps, burgers, salads or sandwiches!   RECIPE FOR RAW VEGAN MAYONNAISE Ingredients for just under 1 cup: 1/2...

Recipe: Ginger Hummus with sprouted chickpeas

The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is a leguminous plant of the family Fabaceae. Chickpeas are rich in protein and one of the earliest cultivated vegetables - 7500 years old remains have been found in the Middle East. The benefits of chickpeas: Chickpeas are low in fat and sodium, but rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber. Thus...

Recipe: CashCabbage Spread with crackers

Cash herb spread: Ingredients: · 1 kg sauerkraut · 250 grams Cashews · 1 red pepper · Salt and pepper for seasoning - Claudia likes it spicy and adds cayenne pepper! Preparation: Drain the sauerkraut. Blend cashews with cabbage and peppers. Season to taste. You may also like to add finely chopped onion and / or garlic....

Sunny Cali Spread

Sunny Cali Spread: Sunny because of the sunflower seeds, Cali because I associate California with cilantro plus it is one of the epicentres of Raw Foods! Ingredients: 1 1/2 C sunflower seeds, soaked overnight 1 lemon, juiced 4 scallions, chopped 1/3 C water 3 TBSP tahini 1 TBSP nama shoyu 1/2 C cilantro (coriander), chopped...

Recipe: How to make Garlicky Pesto

Ingredients: 2 C basil leaves 2 cloves of garlic 2 TBSP pine nuts salt pepper 1.5 C olive oil, cold pressed 3/4 C walnuts, chopped finely or coarsely ground Instructions: In a food processor or blender, puree everything but the oil and walnuts. Once done, add the oil and blend until the pesto is creamy....

Recipe: Quick Zucchini Hummus

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup tahini, unhulled 3 zucchini, peeled, chopped 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup olive oil 1 fresh lemon, juiced 2 ts sea salt 1 pinch ground cumin, or to taste ground sweet capsicum for decoration PREPARATION: Combine all in a high speed blender until thick and smooth. Decorate with sweet capsicum powder and...

Recipe: Easy vegan Guacamole

Guacamole makes pretty much any meal better, and yes by that I am including breakfast! Well, at least a savoury one... Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 avocados, pitted and peeled 1 bunch of coriander, chopped 3 tomatoes, chopped into cubes 1 lemon, juiced 3 garlic cloves, chopped 8 cl olive oil 1 proper pinch of sea salt (or to taste)...