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Ingredients 2 large aubergines (eggplants), cleaned 3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, peeled and minced 300 g plain seitan, minced half a glass white wine whole sea salt, just enough to taste a few pinches of freshly ground white pepper a few pinches of chili powder 300 g tomato puree 2 ripe tomatoes, […]

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Ingredients For the seitan balls 130 g red lentils 300 ml filtered water 250 seitan sausage, minced 100 g plain seitan, minced 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons flax seeds 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs (from wholemeal bread) a pinch of whole sea salt a few fresh thyme sprigs, […]

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Spiced carrot and almond treats (raw)

by Alice on maggio 3, 2011

Ingredients 1 carrot, cleaned and grated 2 tablespoons powdered (finely ground) golden flax seeds 130 g almonds, peeled and coarsely ground a handful of raisins, soaked in filtered water for about 10 minutes then drained a pinch of whole sea salt 1 teaspoon powdered cinnamon 1 teaspoon powdered ginger half a teaspoon grated nutmeg half […]

Posted in: autumn,breakfast and brunch,cookies,dehydrator,desserts,finger food,gluten-free,lunch-box,raw,snacks,spring,summer,sweet,tea time,winter


Spiced porridge with apple and pomegranate

by Alice on dicembre 21, 2010

Ingredients 150 g rolled oats 300 ml filtered water almond milk, unsweetened and unflavoured, to taste a few pinches of mace powder a few pinches of cinnamon powder concentrated apple juice, to taste 1-2 handfuls of pomegranate kernels half a red apple, cleaned and diced 1-2 handfuls of raisins Makes 2 servings.

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Stuffed peppers

by Alice on ottobre 3, 2010

Ingredients 4 peppers (I used yellow peppers), washed 150 g semiwhole rice (I used Carnaroli), rinsed under cold running water 150 g seitan, finely chopped 1 zucchini, cleaned and cut into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters a handful of capers, soaked in filtered water for 10-15 minutes then rinsed and drained […]

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Ingredients 150 g semi-whole wheat flour 100 g whole oat flour 50 g coconut flakes 50 g golden flax seeds, finely ground 2 tablespoons cornstarch, GMO-free a pinch of whole sea salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 60 ml extra virgin olive oil 110 g rice malt syrup 130 g coconut […]

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Rice, cornmeal and sultana (baked) fritters

by Alice on marzo 22, 2010

Ingredients 150 g whole rice, washed in cold water, well drained then cooked in water until very tender 160 g rice malt syrup 3 tablespoons light and fruity extra virgin olive oil zest of 1 organic lemon, grated 3 tablespoons whole rice flour 80 g corn flour (GMO-free) a pinch of whole sea salt a […]

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Red cabbage with tempeh cubes

by Alice on gennaio 21, 2010

Ingredients For the marinated tempeh 400 g tempeh, cut into cubes 2 tablespoons shoyu 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon ginger juice (from 2-3 cm fresh ginger root, peeled, grated and squeezed) 1 garlic clove (sprout removed), cut in quarters filtered water To cook the tempeh 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon shoyu […]

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Ingredients 2-3 cups filtered water 2 teaspoons dried mint a pinch of powdered cloves (or 1-2 whole cloves) a pinch of powdered star anise (or 1 whole star anise) 200 g whole grain cous cous (I used whole spelt cous cous) Himalayan salt, just enought o taste 2 tablespoons raw sesame oil 2-3 handfuls of […]

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Ingredients 1 cup whole barley, hulled 3 cups filtered water a pinch of whole sea salt a piece of kombu, 2 cm long 1 small red, round radicchio, outer leaves removed, cored, rinsed, dried and thinly sliced 8 fresh champignon mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 3-4 handfuls of white grapes, rinsed, cut into halves and seeded […]

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Here’s a pasta dish that is ideal for a mid-week lunch or dinner but also perfect if you have guests around for a special occasion. Being high in protein and having a moderate amount of gluten, farro is tolerated by many people with gluten or wheat intolerances or allergies. It is also easy to digest, thanks to its high water […]

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Semolina pudding with dried fruits

by Alice on dicembre 5, 2008

Full of flavour and totally satisfying, this semolina dessert is a real treat. In this recipe, semolina teams up with dried fruits (raisins, dried plums and pistachios) and lots of different spices (caraway, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and cloves). It is good served warm or at room temperature. Makes 4-6 servings: Ingredients: ½ cup semolina 550 ml unsweetened rice milk […]

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