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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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    Hummus

    1 cup chickpeas* (uncooked / soaked overnight) 3 cloves garlic (crushed + skins removed) 1/3 cup tahini 1 ½ tbsp. lemon juice ¾  tsp. sea salt 1 tbsp. olive oil (if avoiding oil, sub water) ¼  cup fresh herbs (such as cilantro, parsley, or basil – optional) Instructions Add (uncooked) chickpeas to a large pot and cover with 2 cups of water and cook uncovered for 40 – 50 minutes or until tender but not mushy. Drain. Add the cooked chickpeas to a food processor or high-speed blender along with garlic, tahini, lemon juice, sea salt, and olive oil (or water). Blend until creamy and smooth, scraping down sides as needed. At this point, you can add herbs if you want. Blend and taste. Adjust flavor as…

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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:…