Superfoods: The Flexible Approach to Eating More Superfoods
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Commuting, working, exercising, parenting, socializing—our lives are busy and there isn't the time to sustain a super-healthy lifestyle. We rarely wake up feeling energized or refreshed, so we pop some vitamins, slug a coffee and get going. Julie Montagu is The Flexi Foodie and her book of 90 delicious recipes and friendly facts will show you how to introduce plant-based superfoods into your day. Through meat-free, dairy-free and sugar-free recipes, you can raise your energy levels, lose weight, lower your cholesterol, keep blood sugar levels under control, look and feel more youthful than you have in years and—most of all—enjoy what you cook.
and almond butter. I’ve made it nice and sweet, the healthy way, to get that sweet-tooth fix. 170g quinoa 600ml coconut milk (or any plant-based milk) 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the stewed plums 4 tablespoons almond butter (or any other nut butter you have to hand) 6 medium plums 100g coconut palm sugar 240ml water 1 cinnamon stick To serve Raw honey, for drizzling Desiccated coconut, for sprinkling Serves 4 Combine the quinoa and coconut milk
tablespoon bee pollen 1 tablespoon baobab powder Serves 1 Throw everything into a blender or food processor and give it a good whizz until smooth. Drink immediately or pour into your on-the-go container to enjoy later. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT CONSUMING SPINACH IN SMOOTHIE OR JUICE FORM IS THE HEALTHIEST WAY TO GET ITS AMAZING BENEFITS INTO YOUR BODY. CARROT, PEAR AND GINGER JUICE When I make this juice, I like to put the kale in the juicer first, before the other ingredients, as it helps to
dates, pitted and chopped 160g shelled hemp seeds 20cm square baking tin lined with parchment paper overlapping the sides Makes about 12 Begin by soaking the chia seeds in the 135ml water in a bowl and put to one side. Preheat the oven to 150°C/Gas 2 and spread the rolled oats and chopped nuts out on a baking tray. Lightly toast in the preheated oven for 10–15 minutes, stirring every so often. Remove from the oven, leave to cool, then transfer to a mixing bowl. Meanwhile, melt the coconut
4 Lightly toss the spinach, broccoli, beetroot, carrot, avocado, mint and blueberries together in a bowl. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor and whizz until smooth. Drizzle the dressing over the salad, then sprinkle over all the seeds. Season with salt and black pepper and serve. HEMP SEEDS BREATHE LIFE INTO ANY DISH. THEY ARE AN EXPLOSION OF OMEGA-6 AND OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS TO AID IN HEALTHY HEART AND BRAIN FUNCTION. TENDERSTEM BROCCOLI, SUN-DRIED TOMATO,
sun-dried tomato, basil and avocado sauce 1 tortillas 1, 2 truffles 1, 2 turmeric 1, 2 U V ultimate superfood salad 1 umeboshi plums 1 vanilla 1 vegetables 1 vinegar 1 W wakame 1, 2 walnuts 1 wholegrains 1, 2, 3, 4 wild rice, beetroot and grape salad 1 yeast 1 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This whole thing had to start somewhere, right?! And the journey to here began with the start of my food blog and some very amateur photos! And so my beloved husband, Luke, must be acknowledged for not only taking