Quick and Easy Eats

Hummus

Ingredients

  1. Chickpeas
  2. ¼ cup Sesame seeds
  3. 1 clove of Garlic
  4. ¼ cup olive oil
  5. 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  6. Salt and pepper to taste
  7. Water(Optional)

Directions

  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a pan for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Add all the other ingredients and blend again until smooth.
  4. Add water, a little bit at a time if you need to thin it out.
  5. To serve, drizzle with olive oil.
  6. Enjoy.

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Breakfast

Banana Oats Pancakes

Ingredients

  1. 1 Banana
  2. 1 cup Oats
  3. ½ cup Almond Milk

Directions

  1. Add all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Let the batter rest for at least 10 minutes to allow it to thicken.
  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and coat with some coconut oil or butter.
  4. Pour spoonful of batter or up to your desired pancake size into the pan.
  5. Cook on both sides until golden brown.
  6. Serve with honey, berries or any toppings of your choice.
  7. Enjoy.

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Quick and Easy Eats

Homemade Almond Butter

Ingredients

  1. 3 cups almonds (raw and unsalted)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Toast the almonds in the oven for 5 minutes.
  3. Let cool for a minute.
  4. Transfer into the food processor and process on high-speed until smooth.
  5. Scrape down the slides occasionally to ensure that all the nuts are well blended.
  6. Poor into a jar and keep refrigerated.
  7. Enjoy.

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Quick and Easy Eats, Vegetables

Butternut and Chickpea Curry

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Ingredients

  1. 1 medium butternut, peeled and diced
  2. 1 can chickpea, drained and rinsed
  3. 1 can coconut milk
  4. ½ cup water
  5. 1 onion, finely chopped
  6. 3-4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  7. 1 green pepper, chopped
  8. 1 tomato, chopped
  9. 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  10. Salt and pepper to taste

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Directions

  1. Sauté the onion and garlic in coconut oil until soft.
  2. Add butternut and water and bring to a boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer for a further 10 minutes or until the sauce has reduced and thicken.
  4. Serve with rice.
  5. Enjoy.

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Cakes

Blueberry and Peach Coffee Cake

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Ingredients

  1. 1 cup blueberries
  2. 1 can peach slices in syrup
  3. ½ cup condense milk
  4. ½ cup butter milk
  5. ½ cup syrup from the peaches
  6. 3 eggs
  7. 2 teaspoon vanilla
  8. ¾ cup butter
  9. 2 ½ cups flour
  10. ½ cup sugar
  11. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  12. 1 teaspoon baking soda

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Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda).
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the wet ingredients (butter, eggs, vanilla, buttermilk, condense milk, syrup).
  3. Gently fold in the blueberries.
  4. Pour the batter into two greased or lined pans.
  5. Arrange the peach slices on top and scatter the remaining blueberries.
  6. For variation, you can also add a crumble top.
  7. Bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool completely in the pan.
  9. Enjoy.

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