The Sprouted Blog
Thursday, June 29, 2017
(GF +V + SF) Falafel is one of the most easy, delicious things to make for either lunch, dinner, or as a snack. Chickpeas are packed with fibre and protein, making it a great addition to a vegetarian or vegan diet (or any diet!). The avocado mint sauce gives a fresh, cooling flavour to the savoury falafel, and its creamy consistency is to die for. Adding Sprouted Flaxseed Powder to the falafel helps to bind the ingredients, while packing a punch of nutritional benefits. This recipe can also be adapted to make patties for a vegan burger, or smaller, round ‘meatballs’. I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! Ingredients: 1 15.5oz. can chickpeas, drained 1/4c. red...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
(GF+V+SF) Ahh, summer. Warm weather, less layers, and outdoor barbecues with friends and family. It’s gone in the blink of an eye, so I try to savour every moment of it. I’ve been looking for a good vegan, gluten free burger recipe to try, and I ended up combining a few recipes I found to make these. The sprouted quinoa adds a nice texture to the burgers, and a bunch of protein. I love the sweet potato in this, and the mushrooms are fantastic in this as well. The recipe is pretty simple, but does not lack in flavour. In the future, I want to try adding some corn and peas to the mix, and maybe some diced carrots. Feel free to experiment! I think adding a bit of oats or oat...
Thursday, June 15, 2017
One of my favourite things about summer is going to the Farmer's Market. There are a ton of them in New York, but my favourite is the one in McCarren Park. It's not too big and overwhelming, and it's enveloped by a tree-lined walkway. I love checking out what's in season, and finding ways to add them to my meals. This week, I came home with fresh garden tomatoes, red and white onion, lettuce, carrots, and kale. I've been wanting to try making lentil burgers for a while now, and WOW, they are SO good! And the best part is, I got to use almost everything I found at the market. Fresh produce, straight from the farmers themselves. With a few...