Raw Sprouted Pea and Mint Hummus

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This raw sprouted pea and mint hummus is full of goodness and so much more smooth then a plain sprouted hummus, which fore some can be a bit on the  harsh side.
It’s the perfect dish to whisk up for a great summer picnic..
Hope you like it!

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Raw Sprouted Mint and Pea Hummus
Ingredients:

– 1 cup sprouted chick peas

– 2 cups frozen peas

– 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini

– 1 tablespoon olive oil

– 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

 – peel from one lemon

– 1 garlic clove

– 2 tablespoons water

– 1/2 teaspoon dried cumin

– 1 teaspoon coriander

– 1 1/2 – 2 teaspoons mint

– salt & pepper to taste

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Raw Vegan Creamy Coleslaw with Herbs

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Hi, hope you are all enjoying the summer!
This completely raw vegan creamy coleslaw is just so delicious, filled with crunchy healthy fennel, carrots and cabbage and mixed with a dreamy creamy raw vegan dressing made from cashew nuts and sunflower seeds. And for extra zing the lemon and fresh herb mix that makes this coleslaw extra special.
Have it on it’s own or with your summer BBQ.
Enjoy!
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Raw Vegan Coleslaw with Herbs

Ingredients:

– 1/2 fennel bulb

– 1/2 red cabbage

– 2 carrots

– 1 teaspoon salt

– 1 teaspoon fennel seeds

Herb mix:

– 1 tablespoon flat parsley

– 1 tablespoon dill

– zest from 1 lemon

– 1 spring onion

Dressing:

– 1 cup cashew nuts

– 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

– 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

– 1 1/2 tablespoons raw apple vinegar

– 1 teaspoon salt

– 1 garlic clove

– cayenne pepper to taste

– 2 and 1/3 Cup water

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Healthy Guilt-free Frappuccino (vegan)

20140705163824(3)I absolutely adore Coffee Frappuccino’s ever since I had my very first Ice-blended coffee at The Coffe Bean in Beverly Hills 1994.
I was working on a documentary with a less than uplifting subject, and sipping on this in the early morning sunshine as I watched the city come to life just made my time in LA very special.
Ice cream have always been my comfort food of choice , I guess I need to cool down…
The above recipe is my healthy version of  an ice-blended drink and It’s super yummy!!
I use dandelion as a coffee substitute, it’s good for the digestion it supports important liver function.
Hope you like it!
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Link to Healthy Latte: https://youtu.be/YPS4aOERYqc

Healthy Vegan Frappuccino

Serves 1

Ingredients:

 – 1/4 cup hot water

– 2 tablespoons dandelion coffee

– 1/3 – 1/2 cup home-made coconut milk

– 2 dates

– 1 tablespoon coconut nectar

– 1/2- 1 tablespoon cacao nibs

– a few drops of peppermint extract

– 1 trey of ice cubs

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Breakfast: Nut-Free Overnight Strawberry Bircher (vegan)

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There’s nothing better than to start the day with something super delicious and filling that is also hugely healthy!
My morning are always frantic with trying to get the kids ready for school and this bircher works really well for time-strapped mornings, as I just mix it all together the night before, put it in the fridge and dish out in the morning.
(Bish bash bosh! And it gives me time to shower/brush my hair, yay!)
This bircher is nut-free as one of my kids, together with so many others nowadays, are allergic to certain nuts, and because I use sunflower seeds it’s still crunchy and lovely.
I hope you like it!

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Nut-Free Overnight Strawberry Bircher

Ingredients:
Serves 2-4

– 1 cup gluten free oats

– 1 cup coconut milk recipe for home-made coconut milk HERE

-1/2 cup coconut yoghurt

– 1/3 cup sunflower seeds

– 50g strawberries

– 1 tablespoon chia seeds

– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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How to Make Home-Made Coconut Milk

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I love this whole coconut bonanza that’s happening at the moment, since I absolutely adore anything coconutty!
Home made coconut milk tastes so much nicer than the stuff you get in the shop and you side step any BPA or guar gum.
It’s also incredibly easy to make!
The fat in the coconut milk contains lauric acid which has anti microbial and anti bacterial properties.
It also contains minerals like iron, calcium, potassium and zinc and vitamin C and E.
And if that was not enough coconut oil is made up of medium triglycerides and is metabolised differently to other fats.
Instead of depositing the fat in the body’s fat cells coconut oil is burned like carbohydrates for energy.
Cheers!

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Coconut Mylk
Ingredients:

– 1 cup desiccated coconut

– 2 cups warm water

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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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