• Brownie, homemade, cacao, dates, wholesome food, sweet, organic
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    Black Bean Brownie Bites with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

    Makes 24 bites 15 soft dates soaked overnight in water 1 ½ cup cooked black or kidney beans, soaked overnight in water and rinsed before mixing them with all the other ingredients ½ cup fresh butter ½ cup plant milk (almond or rice, no sugar added) 3 eggs ½ cup of rolled oats, mixed into a flour ½ cup rice flour 6 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking powder 1 pinch salt 2 handfuls crushed hazelnuts (optional) Chocolate Avocado Frosting 5 soft dates, soaked overnight in water 3 tbsp. avocado oil 2 tbsp. cashew butter 4 tbsp. 100% cocoa powder 2 middle-sized avocados Sea salt flakes Instructions Preheat the…

  • Vegetables, bowl, recipe, oils, spices, variety, legumes, wholefood, plant-based, organic, homemade
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    Veggie-Bowl

    Legumes, vegetables, and grains are very versatile and give you the option to experiment with different kind of veggie-bowls.  Preparation time: 35 minutes (after soaking the lentils) Ingredients: 1 cup of lentils/chickpeas/beans soaked overnight  3 garlic cloves, crushed ½ leek, diced 1 cube of vegetable broth 1 cup of quinoa or Basmati rice 1 cube of grass-fed beef broth 1 cube of vegetable broth 2-3 medium-sized avocados 2tbsp. fresh lemon juice Add pepper to taste 1 small broccoli or cauliflower 3 tomatoes, diced 1 bunch of kale, minced 4 handfuls spinach, minced 1 big red pepper, diced 200 gr. fresh mixed salad greens ½ cup of well-rinsed black or green…

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    Avocado Ice Cream

    Ingredients 4 bio avocados, ripe, peeled and stones removed 2 cups of bio coconut milk, no sugar added 3 tbsp. maple syrup 1 bio fresh lemon, squeezed  4 tbsp. water as needed so the mixture is not too thick  Instructions Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.  Add a little water if it seems a bit too thick. Pour into an ice cream mold and freeze until frozen solid (3 – 4 hours or more).  

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    How to Plan Plant-Based Meals and Recipes

    Last week I wrote about meal-prepping as an excellent tool to help us organize our cooking time in a much more structured way during the week. We fancy eating healthy and varied meals and these call for preparation, time, dedication, and most of the time we do not have the luxury of spending a lot of time experimenting with ingredients to create mouth-watering meals, least of all to experiment with flavors to enhance the taste of our food. One of the most essential ways to do this is to consider going deeper into the meal planning journey. When we decide ahead of time what we want to prepare, we save…

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    Vegetables – preferably steamed and raw

    The term vegetable is not an officially defined technical term. It is commonly based on usage in the culinary environment and on cultural traditions, rather than on morphology. The botanical classification on the other hand is based on the variability among plants with regard to flower type, morphology, and sexual compatibility. For us to make the distinction among them, they are sub-divided into: algae and fungi; mosses and liverworts; ferns; and seed plants. Through usage, we add fungi and seed plants under the same term “vegetables” and it is on these latter two groups that our daily consumption within a plant-based diet is based. A plant has two main components:…