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Amazing Vegan Bowl Recipe with Nutritional Yeast Sauce

Vegan bowls like this one are great for so many reasons.  They are healthy, easy to make, inexpensive, and filling.  There are an endless  number of different combinations possible.  Different vegetables, different grains, different greens, different sauces, different nuts and seeds.

In this vegan bowl I include cooked brown rice, baby spinach, shredded carrots, shredded beets, avocado, sunflower sprouts, and pumpkin seeds.  I chose to serve it with tempeh which was quickly marinated in soy sauce, orange juice, and chili flakes and then cooked in the pan.  Very simple and quick.

The delicious sauce is what pulls all these ingredients together and makes this bowl amazing.  The 2 main ingredients are nutritional yeast and tahini, injected with some serious flavour.  I am talking about garlic, ginger, soy sauce, cayenne pepper, apple cider vinegar, sesame oil and agave syrup.   I also added water to get the consistency I wanted for the bowl. Continue reading

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Can Eating Sprouts Improve Your Health?

I am starting to get more and more into the world of sprouting and micro greens. When I found out that eating sprouts is incredibly healthy as well as delicious I was very interested. Growing sprouts at home is really easy. The other day “made” some sunflower sprouts, meaning I sprouted some sunflower seeds. The easiest process in the world. Once they were ready instead of using them in a dish I decided to just eat them as a snack.

They were delicious. One of the simplest and healthiest snacks you can eat. Sprouts are very low in calories and extremely high in nutrients. That sounds like a good deal for my health. The kind of food I want to be a eating.

I see that you can find all types of sprouts in most grocery stores now, not only health food stores. This is great for when you haven’t had the time to prepare any at home.

Sprouting at home is really easy and much much cheaper than buying them in the store. It also means you get the freshest sprouts possible.

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