Rose Raspberry Muffins (vegan, gluten & grain free)
Ingredients: 1/2 C buckwheat flour 1/4 C tiger nut flour 1/2 C coconut sugar 1/4 C olive oil 1/3 C berry coconut or almond yogurt 1 t lemon juice 1 chia egg (1 T of chia seeds mixed with 3 T of water) 1 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t baking soda 1 t vanilla powder about 125/130 g of fresh berries 5/6 drops of rose extract Preheat the oven at 170 C and line a muffin tin with paper cupcakes liners. (the recipe will make 6 to 8 small muffins) In a small bowl, prepare the chia egg an
Green Matcha & Cacao Berry Protein Granola Bars (grain free, vegan)
Ingredients: 1 1/2 C buckwheat flakes 1/2 C pumpkin seeds for green bars and sunflower seeds for cacao berry bars 1/2 C of vanilla or berry plant based protein powder (I used a vanilla white hemp and a acai & berry one) 1/4 C dried mulberries 1 T chia seeds 1 T hemp seeds 3 T maple/coconut or date syrup 1/4 C tahini 1/4 C lucuma powder 1 T green powders blend for green bars and 1 T dried raspberry powder for pink bars 1/2 T matcha powder for green and 1/2 T cacao powder for b
Can you get adequate iron and protein on a plant based diet?
Will I get enough iron from a plant based diet?? This is one of the questions I'm often asked and the answer is yes. Now, iron is one of those nutrients that are extremely essential for the body so it's important to keep an eye out for it and test your levels. Supplementation can be indicated in cases of anemia or pregnancies for example but it's important to not supplement without referring to a professional or without knowing your own body's levels as too much of a good thi