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  • 2 cups basil
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • half cup nutritional yeast
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil (extra virgin)
  • a splash of almond milk
  • (Celtic) sea salt, 2-4 garlic a pinch of black pepper

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Almond pulp cakes

What you do with the almond pulp that is left over from making almond milk? Many things… one thing you can make is raw cakes.

  • Almond pulp
  • shredded coconut
  • buckwheat flakes
  • chia seeds
  • raisins
  • cinnamon
  • baking soda
  • coconut sugar or other sweetener

Topping:

  • cashew paste or a cup soaked cashews
  • coconut sugar or other sweetener

Dehydrate or stick them in the oven on the lowest setting ’til they are firm.

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Raw crackers

Had raw crackers and hummus for lunch today.

  • filtered water
  • chia seeds
  • black sesame seeds
  • flax seed meal
  • sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder or fresh, curry powder

Dehydrate or stick it in the oven on the lowest setting ’til they’re crispy.

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  • soak black rice (1-2 days)
  • soak quinoa overnight the day before you’re making this recipe
  • 2 shredded carrots
  • 2 small leeks finely chopped
  • sea salt, paprika powder and  black pepper to taste
  • 1 Belgian endive chopped
  • half sliced apple to garnish

Sauce:

  • pine nuts, sunflower seeds, sea salt, black pepper, paprika powder and Italian seasoning blend with a bit of almond milk.

 

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For the vegans…an awsome recipe. Might be able to trick family and friends?

Lagusta's Luscious!

*****2016 note!!! Updated version of this messy recipe here! Check it out! *****

2015 NOTE: This post is so old & clunky, but I’m still making eggs like crazy. I have a lot of nice egg molds now, and laugh every time I see the ridiculous avocado-sized ones in the photos below. If you check out my Instagram account (@lagusta) I’ve posted about them a bunch with the hashtag #vegandeviledeggs—you might have to wage through some ones made with potatoes (ugh), but you’ll get to our beauties. This recipe was so good that a few years ago a cookbook author completely ripped em off and published the recipe in Veg News! And then another vegan blogger did same. Imitation / flattery blah blah.

Yes, the recipe makes way more yolks than whites. You can halve the amount of yolks, but the yolks are really the tasty part, and I’m…

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Raw beet salad

  • 2 ‘soft’ raw beets diced
  • 1 red union finely diced
  • 2 cellery sticks finely chopped
  • 1 cup red grapes
  • sunflower seeds to garnish
  • seasalt and pepper to taste

Sauce:

  • blend about half cup cashew paste and a bit of almondmilk

 

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Black sesame seeds

Black sesame seeds, like them better then the white ones. They seem less tart. I love putting them in my salads and making black sesame and almond milk. They are are a great source of magnesium and calicium, minerals and amino acids.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/25281-health-benefits-black-sesame-seeds/

http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/sesame-seeds.html

 

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