• Easy, avocado, ice cream, wholesome, homemade, vegan
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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:…

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    Spicy Cocoa

    Ingredients for 4 people: 4 tsp. cocoa 65 – 75 % 8 cloves and ¼ tsp. ground cloves ½ tsp. cardamom 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. grated ginger ¼ tsp. ground pepper 2 cups of almond or oat milk* 2 cups of water *If you want it to be sweeter use rice or rice-coconut milk instead.   Instructions Turn on the stove at the lowest temperature (1 – 3). Mix all the ingredients in a pot. Put it on the stove and simmer for 7 – 10 minutes. Let it rest for a couple of minutes. Serve and enjoy!  

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    Green-nutty Quiche

    Crust recipe Ingredients 1 ¼ cups whole grain teff flour and ½ cup whole grain rice flour ½ tsp. dried rosemary and ½ tsp. dried thyme ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup cold water 1 tsp. fine sea salt     Instructions Grease the pan lightly. Combine the flours, herbs, and salt in a mixing bowl. Add the oil and water. Mix with your hand until just combined.     Knead lightly until the dough comes together into a ball. If the dough is still sticky, add slowly ¼ cup of the whole grain teff flour, until it gets the desired texture.      Transfer to a work surface. Sprinkle a little flour on the rolling…