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Socca Pizza Dough

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 1 cup chickpea or garbanzo flour (Bob’s Red Mill makes a great one) 1 cup water 3 TBSP of olive oil + 1 1 TBSP of olive oil ½ tsp salt 2 cloves minced garlic 1 tsp dried oregano Toppings of choice (tomato sauce, pesto sauce, fruits, vegetables, cheese, nitrate free meats, etc) Instructions: Whisk together all ingredients save  …   Read More »

Black Bean Brownies

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1¼ cups pure maple syrup 2 TBSP ground flax seeds 2 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ cup organic fair trade cocoa powder ] 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp fine ground Celtic sea salt ¾ cup gluten free organic flour Avocado oil cooking spray Instructions: Preheat oven to 350F. Line an 8×8”  …   Read More »

Falafel

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 2 to 4 TBSP olive oil 1 cup dried/uncooked/raw chickpeas, rinsed, picked over and soaked for at least one hour and up to overnight (do not attempt this recipe with canned chickpeas!) ⅓ cup chopped onion ½ cup fresh parsley leaves ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves 3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ tsp ground cumin ⅛ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground  …   Read More »

Lentil Meatballs

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 3 TBSP + 1 tsp olive oil, divided 1 shallot, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg 1 1/2 cups cooked + cooled green lentils (cooked in vegetable stock) 1 1/2 TBSP dried Italian seasonings (dried basil + oregano) 1/4 cup fresh Italian parsley 1 TBSP tomato paste 5-6 TBSP Brazil nut parmesan cheese, plus more for coating Celtic Sea salt  …   Read More »

Vegetarian Chili

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 2 large carrots, diced 1 (10-ounce) package sliced white button or crimini mushrooms, roughly chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 (15-ounce) cans chili beans, drained and rinsed (chili beans are a mix of kidney, pinto and black beans) 2 (28-ounce) cans fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 2 cups  …   Read More »

Lentil Soup with Turmeric and Ginger

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 1 medium yellow onion, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced 1 TBSP grated fresh ginger 1 pound red lentils, sorted and rinsed 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp coriander 2 quarts organic vegetable broth 1 bay leaf ½ (5-ounce) box baby spinach, roughly chopped (about 2 cups, chopped) Freshly  …   Read More »

Butternut Squash Vegan Bowl

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 3 cups butternut squash peeled and cut in one-inch cubes 1 TBSP avocado oil salt & pepper to taste 1/2 cup quinoa 2 cups arugula (or substitute baby spinach) 1 can black beans (1 1/2 cups cooked) rinsed and drained 1 apple such as Honeycrisp, chopped 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (pepitas) Tahini Lime Dressing: 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup lime  …   Read More »

Caribbean Black Bean Soup

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups dried beans, soaked and rinsed, or 6 cups of cooked beans, rinsed and drained 4 cups water 2 1/2 cups chopped onion 2 TBSP minced garlic 2 1/2 cups shredded zucchini (or diced, but I used previously frozen shredded)-if you don’t have any, or not in season, feel free to omit 1 cup chopped carrot 1 cup chopped bell pepper (any color) 1  …   Read More »

Lentil Beet Burgers

November 9, 2017

Ingredients: ½ onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1½ TBSP ground cumin 1½ cup shredded red beets 1½ cup cooked green lentils ½ cup walnuts ½ cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup fresh ground flax seed 2 TBSP lemon juice ½ tsp ground black pepper Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350° F. Lay a piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet. Place a  …   Read More »

Goji Berry Milk

November 8, 2017

Ingredients: 1/2 cup goji berries 1/4 cup chia seeds 2 cups purified water 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp ginger powder 1/8 t cardamom powder 1/8 tsp Himalayan or other recommended salt Instructions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend well.   …   Read More »

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