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Homemade Granola

Originally posted on foodbycamilla:
? On busy mornings I usually have yogurt with granola and fresh berries. Homemade granola can be  a healthy and delicious treat. Most of the store- made granola is usually high in sugar and contains unhealthy oils.The advantage of making your own granola is that you know exactly what’s in it and you can add you favourite ingredients. This granola is made with oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds and your favourite nuts and fruits. The granola is naturally sweetened with coconut flakes and  honey or maple syrup.  I usually make a large batch granola this to last throughout the week . This recipe yield a large batch of granola ( about 6 cups). Serve with yogurt  or nut milk and fresh fruit or berries. ? ? Ingredients:  2 cups rolled oats ( gluten free if gluten intolerant). 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup nuts  ( mix of different kinds of nuts, etc hazelnuts, almonds, walnuts) 1/2 coconut flawed( unsweeted). 1/2 cup of dried fruit ( goji berries, apricots,…

Lazy Vegetarian Meal Ideas #25 Chickpea and Kale Delight

Originally posted on News, reviews and cooking tips:
I love chickpeas. Like, seriously. I could write a sonnet about chickpeas. Chickpeas are cheap, tasty and protein filled beauties and I don’t know what I would do without them, and they are also fabulously cheap! This recipe is my take on the more traditional spinach and chickpea combo; kale has a slightly sweeter taste, but I prefer it personally. What you need: A can of chickpeas, about half a pack of kale, olive oil, an onion. Spices: Asafoetida, fenugreek, tumeric, chilli powder, cumin, coriander seeds, mustard seeds, salt, pepper, chilli flakes 1: Heat oil in a large saucepan and add some asafoetida and mustard seeds. Heat the oil over a medium heat for a few minutes (chop the onion in the mean time) until it becomes fragrant. Then turn up the heat, add the onions and spices and fry for five-seven minutes 2: Add the kale and sauté on a medium heat for a few minutes. Then add the chickpeas and some more spices and fry for about five…

Sweet potato and black bean chili

Originally posted on foodbycamilla:
In my opinion,  Chili is an essential recipe during the winter.This hearty vegetarian chili includes sweet potato and black beans along with flavourful seasoning such as cumin, cinnamon and chili powder.  This chili is bursting with flavour and is my favorite chili recipe at the moment. This chili is the perfect healthy weeknight meal. You can even make it and take it with you for lunch,  I am sure you will make everyone jealous! I’ve also added a few optional topping ideas such as avocado and coriander.Eat the chili as it is, or serve it with brown rice or quinoa. ? ? Ingredients ( serves 4 people).  1 large sweet potato 1 can black beans approximately 450 gram  (15 oz). 1 can chopped tomatoes approximately  400 gram  ( 14 oz). 1/2 onion 2 gloves garlic 2 tsp chilli 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cinnamon oil for cooking salt and pepper 3 tsp lime juice ? Serve with ( optional) avocado (1/2 avocado per person). cilantro sour creme Method:  Heat oil in a…

The Ultimate Foodporn: Eggslut in DTLA

Originally posted on The Love Pug:
When I first discovered Eggslut on Instagram, I was surprised that Heaven on Earth had such a raunchy name. Nestled in Downtown LA just near the Fashion District, this popular sandwich stand is the perfect place to find some good, dirty #yolkporn. Sure, the menu is small and yes, you will probably have to wait in a line that wraps around the entire kitchen. But Eggslut is the kind of place that you have to try at least once. And that’s coming from someone who has probably ventured to DTLA maybe half a dozen times in her entire life. This teeny open restaurant is located in the Grand Central Market, along with everything from fresh produce to an organic coffee stand to authentic Mexican mole sauce. I definitely recommend bringing a few people not only so you can order more things, but so while someone waits in line you can stroll through the market and scope out the other delicious foods available. Plus the guy who works at the coffee…

Move Over, Smoothies || Quinoa Porridge

Originally posted on she be kale-in' it:
sometimes a smoothie just isn’t cutting it. even in all their detoxifying, nutrient packed glory, occasionally i crave a warm breakfast to fill me up. so if you’re ready to swap your smoothie, try a healthy plant based porridge. quinoa porridge is the absolute best. enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee or tea and dressed with an array of healthy toppings- yes, please. the benefits of quinoa are that it’s a gluten free, complete protein with all amino acids &?plenty of fiber/protein. the good stuff that keeps you fueled during your busy days pre-lunch hour. the incans considered it the sacred “mother grain” & many vegans may tell you they feel same. for the porridge: cook 1/2 cup of quinoa with 1 cup almond milk (or any nut milk) bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer, cover, & let sit for 15 minutes as it is heating, add a tsp of vanilla or almond extract & a dash of cinnamon &/or nutmeg.?when all liquid is…