Tag: gluten-free

Raw Energy Balls

Raw Energy Balls No cooking required. These raw energy balls are nutrient dense. Whip up a batch for a satisfying treat. Makes about 12 balls. You can store them in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Ingredients: ½ cup creamy almond butter ½ cup hulled hemp seeds ¾ cup unsweetened coconut flakes 10 large […]

Baked Amaranth with Beets

I got some fresh organic beets—which usually I would use for salads or juice,  but today I wanted something warm. The cupboard was a little bare but I had amaranth and thought to combine both beets and amaranth and bake them. This little experiment resulted in a dish I will definitely make again. The result: delicious, mildly sweet and totally satisfying. […]

Walnut Fig Carob Bites

Ingredients: 15 dried figs, remove stems 2 cups walnuts 2 tsp of carob powder 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tbsp of milled chia seeds 1 tbsp of dark tahini Juice of half a lemon Directions: Blitz the walnuts in a food processor using an S-blade to form a fine meal. OR if you prefer a […]

Seed Crackers

These are a combination of chia, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds, mixed with water. Improvise, use linseeds or chopped nuts, season with herbs and spices such as rosemary, cumin and fennel seeds for a savoury cracker, or chopped dried fruit, cinnamon or allspice for a sweet cracker. Ingredients: ½ a cup of chia seeds ½ a cup of […]

Protein Balls

These are rich and make a filling tasty snack when on the go or a healthy treat. They freeze well, or keep in the fridge for up to 6  days. Makes 12 balls. Ingredients: ½ cup of almonds ½ cup of pumpkin seeds ¼ cup of walnuts ¼ cup of sesame seeds ¼ cup of chia seeds […]

Quinoa for breakfast

Quinoa makes for a nice change from oats for breakfast. It is a protein-rich seed that cooks like a grain (pseudo-grain), making it a nutritious option if you are gluten sensitive. It’s also easy to sprout. Always rinse or soak before cooking. A handy method is to soak overnight, as you would oats, and simply cook […]

Buckwheat Seed Loaf

Ingredients: 1½ cups buckwheat: soaked for 2 – 4 hours and then well drained. 1 cup sunflower seeds ½ cup pumpkin seeds ½ cup flaxseeds 1 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp chia seeds 4 tbsp psyllium husk 1 tsp sea salt 1½ cup water 3 tbsp melted coconut oil (You can substitute nuts for seeds) […]

Spiced Blackstrap Molasses Cookies

Makes approximately 2 dozen small cookies. Ingredients: 4 oz of coconut butter 1 cup of dried dates finely chopped or blended in food processor ½ cup of organic blackstrap molasses 2 tablespoons of chia seeds mixed with 6 tablespoons of water (substitute for 2 eggs) 2½ cups of spelt flour 1 teaspoon each of ground […]

Nut and Seed Loaf

Nut and Seed Loaf Ingredients: 1 ½ cups rolled oats 1 cup sunflower seeds ½ cup linseeds 1 cup nuts (hazelnuts, brazils, walnuts or almonds) 2 tblsp. chia seeds 4 tblsp. psyllium seeds or milled chia seeds 1 tsp. fine grain sea salt (add ½ tsp. if using coarse salt) 1 tblsp. Blackstrap molasses 3 […]