Fermenting Carrots with Turmeric

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Fermentation is natures way of upgrading your ordinary eats to nutrition dense super foods!
We all know about the importance of a healthy gut and making sure we have a diverse array of gut microbes can help with a whole host of health concerns.
Everyone can make their own healthy bacteria at home, it’s so simple and cheap!
Now It’s bit colder (writing this from London town) it can take a little bit longer than in summer but this recipe should be ready in 10-14 days.
Just taste (with a wooden spoon) as you go along and don’t forget to burp your little baby once a day or once every other day.
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Fermented Carrots with Turmeric

-4 carrots (about 400g)

– 2 fresh turmeric

– handful of dill

– 15g of sea salt for 1 litre of water

– plastic bag with brine to press down the carrots

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Ferment Vegetables for Natural Probiotics

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Hi everyone!
As autumn is basically here now with gorgeous produce in markets, supermarkets and maybe even from your own garden It’s time to revisit the amazing art of fermentation!
With fermentation you basically up-grade your vegetables, your fermented veg or fruit turns into natural probiotics.
You are growing your own Probiotics – How cool is that!
Is such a cheap and fun way to keep yourself and your family super healthy this autumn and winter.Just follow the easy steps in this video, you can’t go wrong!
And it tastes AMAZING!
Please hit me with any question about fermentation in the comments!

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Fermented Cabbage, Cauliflower and Dill

– 1 cabbage head

– 1/2 cauliflower head

– bunch of dill

– Himalayan crystal salt  (15gram of salt per kilo vegetables)

You  also need:

– Scale

– knife

– chopping board

– mixing bowl

-kilner jar

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Vegan Taco Bowl -Nut Free

 

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I never get bored of this super healthy NUT FREE Vegan almost Raw (bar the quinoa) TACO BOWL.
If I was told I could only have this meal for the rest of my life I would not be sad at all!!
It’s  full of taste, It’s clean and super easy do make, a requisite for me, as you might have noticed 🙂
Hope you like it!
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Vegan Taco Bowl Nut Free:
Serves 2
Ingredients:

– 1 cup sunflower seeds

– 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes

– 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil

– 1/4 teaspoon chiliflakes

– 1/2 teaspoon cumin

– 1/4 teaspoon salt or less

serve with:

– Quinoa

– Romanie lettuce

– parsley on top

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Watermelon and Mint Salad

 

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So apparently we’re getting a proper heat wave this weekend!
I Can’t wait!
And with the hotter weather I’m craving fresh, delicious and healthy salads like this Watermelon Mint and Avocado salad.
Incredible easy to make and it goes with whatever you decide to throw on the barbie the weekend.
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Watermelon and Mint Salad
Ingredients:

– 3 cups watermelon

– 1 avocado

– 1/2 red onion

– small bunch of mint leaves

– 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

– salt and pepper

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Raw Vegan Creamy Coleslaw with Herbs

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Hi, hope you are all enjoying the summer!
This completely raw vegan creamy coleslaw is just so delicious, filled with crunchy healthy fennel, carrots and cabbage and mixed with a dreamy creamy raw vegan dressing made from cashew nuts and sunflower seeds. And for extra zing the lemon and fresh herb mix that makes this coleslaw extra special.
Have it on it’s own or with your summer BBQ.
Enjoy!
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Raw Vegan Coleslaw with Herbs

Ingredients:

– 1/2 fennel bulb

– 1/2 red cabbage

– 2 carrots

– 1 teaspoon salt

– 1 teaspoon fennel seeds

Herb mix:

– 1 tablespoon flat parsley

– 1 tablespoon dill

– zest from 1 lemon

– 1 spring onion

Dressing:

– 1 cup cashew nuts

– 1/2 cup sunflower seeds

– 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

– 1 1/2 tablespoons raw apple vinegar

– 1 teaspoon salt

– 1 garlic clove

– cayenne pepper to taste

– 1 and 1/3 Cup water

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Rocket and Pistachio Pesto

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I made the above video yesterday and I had the pistachio and rocket pesto with butternut squash and pomegranate seeds on top., so delicious!
Today I can’t wait to have the rest of the pesto for lunch with freshly spiralled zucchini noodles. YUM!
Pistachios are a great source of copper, manganese and B-vitamins they also come with important protein and fibre.
Rocket salad really is a super nutritious leafy green, packed with calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.
Hope you like it!

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Rocket and Pistachio Pesto
Ingredients:

–  1/2 cup pistachios

– 70 grams rocket salad

– 1/2 cup olive oil

– 2 garlic cloves

– 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

– 1/4 teaspoon salt

– black pepper

Serving suggestion:
Mix it with:

– 1/2 butternut squash

– pomegranate seeds

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Raw Sweet Crispy Beetroot and Fennel Salad

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Fennel is defiantly the star ingredients in this salad.
Fennel is sweet and crispy and comes with gorgeous phytonutrients like rutin and quercitin.
I’m also using  über healthy, raw beetroot packed with loads of lovely antioxidants, it comes with anti-inflammatory action and is great for helping the body detox itself.
All the ingredients needs to be really thinly sliced so a mandolin comes in handy.
So much quicker and safer for me as my knives skills are not completely up to scratch and I’m very often sporting a sticky plaster on my left thumb!
This salad is perfect as a starter for four people or have it all as a main 🙂
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Raw Sweet and Crispy Beetroot and Fennel Salad
Serves 4 starters or as 1-2 mains

Ingredients:

– 1 beetroot

– 1 carrot

– 1 fennel

– fresh coriander

– 4 walnuts

dressing:

– 1/4 cup olive oil

– 2 tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar

– 1 tablespoon tamari

– 1/2 tablespoon coconut nectar

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