Vegetarian Recipes

Vegan Glass Noodle Salad (Yum Woon Sen)

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Vegan Glass Noodle Salad (Yum Woon Sen)

Glass noodle salad is my favorite Thai dish. It is gluten-free as the glass noodles are made from mung beans and it's very refreshing. Specially the best on a hot humid day when you feel you don't have energy to do anything. Yum Woon Sen will wake your soul up!In Thailand glass noodles are considered to be good for weight loss. These noodles are made from starch (carbs!) but they absorb a lot of water, so you end up eating less carbs. Plus with all the vegetables and lean protein that goes into this salad, it is definitely a low-calorie...

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Vegan Tom Yum / Tom Yum Goong

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Vegan Tom Yum / Tom Yum Goong

Tom Yum Soup is probably the most popular Thai dish that is loved by people around the world. There are two types of soups - one being the clear broth and the other being the creamy broth which is a more recent trend. I was actually surprised how quickly you can whip up this flavorful soup. You don't need to boil the herbs for hours - 20mins and voila! Tom Yum Goong means Tom = soup, Yum = Thai spicy and sour salad, Goong = shrimp. Literally, it is a spicy and sour salad soup with shrimp! Today we are making a vegan...

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Immunity Spaghetti

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Immunity Spaghetti

Eat the colours of the rainbow - I'm sure you've heard this before, but why?Each colour of the fruits and vegetables carries its own set of unique disease-fighting chemicals called phytochemicals. It is these phytochemicals that give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colour and of course some of their healthy properties.   REDRed fruits and vegetables are coloured by a natural plant pigment called lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that can help reduce the risk of cancer and keep our heart healthy. PURPLE /BLUEThe plant pigment anthocyanin is what gives blue/purple fruits and vegetables their distinctive colour. Anthocyanin also has...

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Vegan Gluten Free Pulled Jackfruit Turmeric Rice Burger

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Vegan Gluten Free Pulled Jackfruit Turmeric Rice Burger

If you haven't used jackfruit yet, you're missing out! This is not the ripe jackfruit that is sweet and a bit smelly. This is the young and green jackfruit that we use in for cooking, that you can buy in cans and jars. If the jackfruit you've got is preserved in the brine, please rinse the brine off so the recipe is not too salty. Pulled jackfruit is inspired by the pulled pork recipe and it is much faster to make it with young jackfruit. This fruit absorbs any flavor and has the same texture as soft chunks of meat! Perfect for anyone...

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Vegan Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

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Vegan Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Super easy recipe you can make with your children.It is a flour-less, gluten free vegan recipe. If you really want to go low sugar, use less chocolate chips or even skip the vegan chocolate chips.The key ingredient here is the Organic Raw Sprouted Almond Butter with Cacao that has only 3 ingredients in it (Organic Sprouted almonds, Organic Cacao nibs, Organic Coconut sugar) that will help with the flavor and texture. Because this butter has the cacao nibs ground in, it also has the cacao butter in it which is a great vegan butter (butter replacement) and will help with holding the cookie...

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