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White Bean Stew Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON July 19th, 2010    No Comments

White Bean Stew Recipe Ingredients 2 T Olive Oil 220g brown or white mushrooms 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1 red onion, peeled, halved, sliced 2-3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tbsp fresh or 1.5 tsp. dried rosemary 4 cups low sodium vegetable stock 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives 2 cups of kale or other greens, […]

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Vegetarian Tri-colored Lentil Soup Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON June 30th, 2010    No Comments

Vegetarian Tri-colored Lentil Soup Recipe This vegetarian soup is more like a robust stew.  It is the kind of soup that you will want to pack up and put in the freezer for a rainy day. That is, once you’ve had your fill of it the first time around. Serves 8 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive […]

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Homemade Beetroot Hummus Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON June 30th, 2010    1 Comment

Homemade Beetroot Hummus Recipe Beetroot is a fabulous vegetable not only high in folic acid and vitamin C but also in bioflavonoids and carotenoids. This recipe is a great way of getting beetroot into your diet. You can use it on sandwiches or as a dip for veggies or on some wholewheat pita bread. Ingredients […]

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Egg-fried Quinoa Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON June 13th, 2010    3 Comments

Egg-fried Quinoa Recipe Serves 2 Ingredients 150 g quinoa 300 ml vegetable stock 1 clove garlic 3 medium eggs 1-2 tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra to cook the eggs 1 large shallot 2 cloves garlic ½ or ¼ tsp chilli powder 1 small onion, finely sliced 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 carrot, sliced […]

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Gluten-Free Falafel Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON June 8th, 2010    No Comments

Gluten-Free Falafel Recipe Ingredients 1 can sugar & salt-free chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 gloves garlic 1 shallot or 1/2 small onion 3 tablespoons sesame tahini 1/4 cup coriander, roughly chopped 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped 1/4 cup quinoa flour, plus more if needed 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon […]

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North Indian Chickpea, lentil & Squash Curry

POSTED IN Recipes ON May 31st, 2010    No Comments

North Indian Chickpea, lentil & Squash Curry Indian herbs have fantastic medicinal properties so making a curry once a week is a great way of getting them into your diet. For example, turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory and has significant antioxidant capacity. It has recently been shown to possess anti-cancer effects. The recipe below is […]

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Homemade Lamb Burger Recipe

POSTED IN Recipes ON May 31st, 2010    1 Comment

Homemade Lamb Burger Recipe As South African’s, we all love to braai. It’s part of our culture and what most of us grew up with. And what we love most about braai’ing, is eating a burger cooked to perfection with just enough charring to give it “that” taste. Unfortunately, with charring, comes the development of […]

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