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Sunday September 15th, 2013

Avocado sauce

Avocado sauce
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1 ripe avocado 1 garlic clove, mashed the juice of half lemon salt and pepper Mashed avocado, add the garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and mix. Use it as  dressing for salads, vegetables etc.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Grilled asparagus with avocado sauce

Grilled asparagus with avocado sauce
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  Trim  the asparagus, wash and dry with a (paper) kitchen towel. Heat the grill, grease with a little bit of oil, grill the aspargus 1-2 minutes on each side. Serve with avocado sauce. Variation: Grilled asparagus can be also served with a dressing made of lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Dal tadka

Dal tadka
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1 cup red lentils 2 cups water 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 1 tomato, finely chopped 1 cm fresh ginger, grated (1 teaspoon ginger powder) ½ teaspoon turmeric 1 tsp coriander powder ½ teaspoon cumin 2-3 curry leaves (optional) dried chilli flakes (or fresh chili pepper/chili powder), to taste salt and pepper, to taste olive oil to garnish (optional) Wash the lentils thoroughly. Put the lentils in a pan together with 2 cups of water, onion, garlic, curry leaves, chilli flakes, turmeric and the ginger. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes then add the tomato, coriander and the cumin. Cook until the tomato is done, add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with olive oil (optional).
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Sunday September 15th, 2013

Naan bread

Naan bread
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Ingredients: 500 g flour 50 ml soy yogurt 150 ml  unsweetened soy milk/water 7 g yeast 1 teaspoon raw sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons oil Mix the flour with the yeast, add the soy yogurt, salt and the baking powder. The soy milk/water is incorporated gradually  until you get the consistency of bread dough. If needed add more flour or soy milk/water. Knead the dough well  for a few minutes. Allow to rise for approx. 1-2 hours, in a warm place, until it doubles in volume. After rising, briefly knead the dough again, divide into equal portions, forming balls. Roll the dough balls in length with a rolling pin. Bake the
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Sunday September 15th, 2013

Bean salad

Bean salad
Posted in : Salads, Weight loss recipes on by : fleur
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200 g cooked kidney beans (you can use any type of beans) 2 tomatoes, cubed cucumber, cubed 1 (red) onion, finely sliced parsley, finely chopped dill, finely chopped (optional) hemp seeds (optional) juice from ½ lemon 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper, to taste Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Garlic sauce

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vegan mayonnaise (see the recipe here) 5-6 garlic cloves, mashed salt and pepper finely chopped chives (optional) Mix all ingredients. Optionally you can add finely cut gherkins.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Vegan mayonnaise

Vegan mayonnaise
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1 measure (according to desired amount) unsweetened soy milk 2 measures oil (1 ½ parts sunflower oil,  ½ part olive oil) 1 ½ teaspoon mustard the juice from 1 lemon salt, to taste Place the soy milk in the blender, turn the blender on and slowly add the oil until it has the consistency of mayonnaise, if not add more oil. Finally  add the mustard, lemon juice and the salt.

Sunday September 15th, 2013

Soy burgers

Soy burgers
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For 3 burgers: 50 g soy granules 150 ml water 2 tablespoons soy flour 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 garlic cloves, diced 2 tablespoons ketchup (or tomato puree) 1 ½ teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1 teaspoon paprika powder 1 teaspon onion powder (or a small onion chopped very fine) 1 teaspoon locust bean gum salt and pepper, to taste Soak the soy granules  in 150 ml  water for 10 minutes (or as indicated on the package). Mix all the ingredients by hand, stirring until you get a paste. Let it rest in the refrigerator for at least an hour so the soy will  take the flavor of the spices . Form in 3 patties, wetting the hands
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Saturday September 14th, 2013

Chocolate vegan cake

Chocolate vegan cake
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For the leaf: 3 cups flour 1 ½ cup raw sugar ½ cup cocoa 1 teaspoon of salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 3 tsp vanilla essence 150 ml sunflower oil 2 tablespoons vinegar 2 cups cold water   Mix the oil, water and sugar. Whisk until the sugar dissolves. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix everything thoroughly. The composition should have the consistency of the cream otherwise add a little bit more water/flour if necessary. Pour it into the baking springform and bake, in the preheated oven, at meddium heat, for approx . 30-40 minutes. Check with a straw if it’s baked inside. Allow  to cool, remove from the springform and cut
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