Rocket and Pistachio Pesto

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I made the above video yesterday and I had the pistachio and rocket pesto with butternut squash and pomegranate seeds on top., so delicious!
Today I can’t wait to have the rest of the pesto for lunch with freshly spiralled zucchini noodles. YUM!
Pistachios are a great source of copper, manganese and B-vitamins they also come with important protein and fibre.
Rocket salad really is a super nutritious leafy green, packed with calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.
Hope you like it!

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Rocket and Pistachio Pesto
Ingredients:

–  1/2 cup pistachios

– 70 grams rocket salad

– 1/2 cup olive oil

– 2 garlic cloves

– 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

– 1/4 teaspoon salt

– black pepper

Serving suggestion:
Mix it with:

– 1/2 butternut squash

– pomegranate seeds

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How to Make Sunflower Seed Mylk

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This gorgeous super nutritious sunflower seed mylk is so tasty!
It also comes with greatness like fab fats, protein, b-vitamins, folate, zinc and selenium.
And it’s a tasty alternative to nuts!
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Sunflower Seed Mylk

2 Cups of milk:

Ingredients:

– 1/2 cup sunflower soaked seeds

– 1 1/2 cup water

– 1 date

– 1/2 tablespoon coconut nectar

– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

– pinch of salt

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Raw Sweet Crispy Beetroot and Fennel Salad

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Fennel is defiantly the star ingredients in this salad.
Fennel is sweet and crispy and comes with gorgeous phytonutrients like rutin and quercitin.
I’m also using  über healthy, raw beetroot packed with loads of lovely antioxidants, it comes with anti-inflammatory action and is great for helping the body detox itself.
All the ingredients needs to be really thinly sliced so a mandolin comes in handy.
So much quicker and safer for me as my knives skills are not completely up to scratch and I’m very often sporting a sticky plaster on my left thumb!
This salad is perfect as a starter for four people or have it all as a main :)
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Raw Sweet and Crispy Beetroot and Fennel Salad
Serves 4 starters or as 1-2 mains

Ingredients:

– 1 beetroot

– 1 carrot

– 1 fennel

– fresh coriander

– 4 walnuts

dressing:

– 1/4 cup olive oil

– 2 tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar

– 1 tablespoon tamari

– 1/2 tablespoon coconut nectar

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Raw Vegan Coconut and Apple Porridge

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This raw vegan coconut porridge is so delicious it’s almost like a dessert!
It’s packed with goodness and if you like a hearty breakfast look no further, it’s very filling.
It serves 4 but it’s so delish I frequently have it all in one go.
Hope you like it!

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Raw Vegan Coconut and Apple Porridge
Serves 4
Ingredients:

– 200 gram fresh coconut

– 2 apples

– 2 dates

– 1/4 cup cashew nuts

– 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

– 1/2 tablespoon cacao nibs

– 1 teaspoon cinnamon

– 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

– nut milk to serve

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Raw Tabbouleh with Sprouted Broccoli

20140521171019(1)I’m writing this while I eat the above tabbouleh for breakfast in bed…I could live on the stuff!
It’s only the chopping that holds me back, so tedious..
This is a mega healthy version of tabbouleh without bulgur wheat, instead I use sprouted purple broccoli that I blitz in the food processor.
Purple sprouted broccoli contains more antioxidants than green broccoli but it’s also more sensitive to cooking so it makes sense to eat it raw.
I hope you like it!

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Ingredients:

– 100 g parsley

– 3-4 tomatoes

– 1 cucumber

– 1-2 spring onion

dressing:

– 1/3 cup olive oil

– 1/3 cup lemon juice

– 1 garlic clove

– 1/2 teaspoon dried mint

– 1/4 teaspoon oregano

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Healthy Morning Smoothie for Kids

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If you start your morning with a healthy nutritious breakfast you are more likely to continue in that vein for the rest of the day.
But breakfasts can be tricky to get right, the traditional breakfast normally contains absolutely no good nutrients, just stodge and milk…
It is certainly not the way I want my kids to start their day.
It’s important to eat  7-10-ish portions of vegetables (and some fruit) a day but without starting at breakfast time it’s more or less impossible to keep up.
I give my kids a super nutritious and delicious smoothie hiding sprouting broccoli, avocado, chlorella and chia seeds. ( And they have no idea!)
I feel happy and content they’ve started their day with a nutrient-dense breakfast that supports them as they head off to school!

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Healthy Breakfast smoothie for Kids
Ingredients:

– 1 1/4 cup frozen mixed berries

– 1 1/2 cup water

– 1/2 avocado

– handful sprouted purple broccoli

– 2 dates

– 1 tablespoon chia seeds

– 1/2 teaspoon chlorella

– knife edge stevia

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Raw Chocolate and Mint Truffles

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Desperate for chocolate but still want to keep healthy?
Look no further!
These chocolate and mint truffles are divine.
Blend all ingredients in your food processor roll into balls, put in the fridge and voilà!
Hope you like them.
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Ingredients:

– 1 cup dates

– 1 1/2 cashew nuts

– 1/4 cup cacao powder

– 2 tablespoons coconut oil

– 1 tablespoon water

– 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

– 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

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