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Black bean burger

Sick of tofu, Falafel, or mushroom burgers? Vegan or not, black bean patties might just be the alternative you’ve been looking for. These black bean burgers are high in protein, have a complex texture and winning flavour. The mixture comes together in just 25 minutes and can be used to make patties for cooking either on the backyard grill or indoors in a skillet. Black Bean Patties Prep time: 25minutes   cook time: 7-8minutes   Serves:  4-5 depending on side preferred  1 can black beans rinsed and drained 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon mustard 1 tablespoon buckwheat flour (standard white or wholemeal flour works too) 1 tablespoon rolled oats 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeños 2 tablespoon finely chopped onions or salsa if you have some lying around 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste 1. In a large bowl roughly mash beans with a fork until it is slightly pasty. 2. Add in the remainder of the ingredients until well mixed. 3. Using your hands form the burger patties into your desired size and …

Coconut green smoothie

Coconut water is rich in potassium a great natural electrolyte replacement, it’s content is predominantly water with nutrients and minerals such as vitamin B, Vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium and zinc, essential for cell to replenishment. Coconut water is great stored frozen up to 6 months, keep them as ice cubes until ready to use. 1 Celery stalk. 1 Pear deseeded. Coriander. 1 Mango skinned and deseeded. 300ml coconut water. 1 teaspoon Bee Pollen. 1 teaspoon Spirulina. Place all ingredients into the blender, start at the lowest speed until a puree forms, turn the blender on high for last remaining seconds. The blending should take about 30 seconds, try not to over do it. Recipe serves as two portions, you can choose to share, freeze, or keep a portion as a booster for later in the day.

Detoxifying and cholesterol lowering all in a cup.

The pungent scent in celery butylphthalide is a component that helps reduces bad cholesterol. Celery is rich in vitamin C and also commonly known for it’s detoxing capability due to it’s high alkaline properties. This understated vegetable is best consumed on a daily basis to help promote overall health. When selecting celery, look out for firm crisp stalks with fresh green leaves, if you find celery too pungent for your liking try choosing ones lighter in colour, the darker shade will be stronger in scent and flavour. Store celery in the refrigerator placed veggie bag, to revive limp stalks let them soak in water for a few minutes prior using. 1 orange peeled, deseeded, and chopped. 1 celery stalk. 1 cutting of wheatgrass. 1 teaspoon of spirulina powder. 1 teaspoon maca. Place all ingredients into the blender, start at the lowest speed until a puree forms, turn the blender on high for last remaining seconds. The blending should take about 30 seconds, try not to over do it. Recipe serves as two portions, you can …

Raw Mango Cake.

Raw cakes are also known as raw cheesecake the reason being is probably because it does resemble cheesecake, well with a healthier twist that is. This treat requires no baking, there’s no gluten, no dairy, and no refine sugar involved. Raw Mango Cake Recipe. Mangoes are rich in beta-carotene which is converted into vitamin A when consumed. Vitamin A is particularly good for eyesight, skin, mucus membrane, and immune system. This blissful treat also contains a great amount of vitamin c and potassium as if you need anymore enticing, lets get to it. Base 1/3 cup raw almonds 1/4 cup pitted medjool dates 2 tablespoons dried coconut pinch of salt, Filling 1 large mango chopped, fresh or frozen works. Juice of 1/2 a lime 1 cup cashew kernels soaked overnight 3 tablespoons coconut oil in liquid form 1 tablespoons honey or 2 tbsp agave nectar *I prefer using Manuka honey as it adds an aromatic dimension to taste. ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions In a blender/food processor blend all base ingredients until combined, add the …

Dark Chocolate Sesame Tea Cake

Sesame seeds, tiny and mighty. They were worth their weight in gold during the Middle Ages, and for many good reasons;  Healthy Skin – The high zinc content helps produce collagen, giving skin more elasticity and helping repair damaged body tissues. Helps Lessen Anxiety – Sesame seeds contain the stress-relieving minerals magnesium and calcium. Sesame also contains the calming vitamins thiamin and tryptophan that help produce serotonin, which reduces pain, assists moods and helps you sleep deeply.  Alleviates Anemia – Black sesame seeds are particularly rich in iron, so they’re highly recommended for vegan, vegetarian and those who are anaemic.  Prevents Wrinkles – Sesame seed oil prevents harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun from damaging your skin, thus preventing the appearance of wrinkles and pigmentation.  Encourages Bone Health and Prevents Osteoporosis – A handful of sesame seeds contains more calcium than a glass of milk. Also the high zinc content of sesame boosts bone mineral density. Black sesame milk is a recent staple at home I’ve been making, it has become great as a substitute to cow’s milk for smoothies. …

Avocado Smoothie Bowl

Avocados, high in fat and calories! However it’s not to be shunned, research has shown that monounsaturated fatty acids found in fruits such as avocados are more likely to be used as slow burning energy than stored as body fat, avocados are also great for repairing aging damages to the skin. When it comes to avocados it is best to consume them ripe. This generally means buying them hard and waiting for them to ripen naturally at room temperature. Storing them in the refrigerator is not advised unless ripe, kept in temperature too cold avocados will not ripen you’ll find them turn rancid and brown instead. 1 avocado. 1/2 a mango. 1 1/4 cups chilled herbal tea/milk or nut milk of choice (300ml). sprinkle of cinnamon. sprinkle of ginger. 1/2 cup milk or nut milk of choice. 1 teaspoon honey. Place all ingredients into the blender, start at the lowest speed until a puree forms, turn the blender on high for last remaining seconds. The blending should take about 30 seconds, try not to over …