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Rainbow Superfood Sandwich w/ Turmeric Chickpea Smash

Hannah Mellsop

Rainbow Superfood Sandwich w/ Turmeric Chickpea Smash

Sandwiches larger than my head are the only type of sandwiches I eat.  This bad boy is filled to the brim with avocado, beetroot, carrot, greens and mashed chickpea & turmeric goodness. Filling, nourishing and delicious. My three main pre-requisites for any good lunch on-the-go.  I am sure that you have heard the hype around Turmeric as of late. Well, they ain't wrong! This spice is one of the most powerful natural anti-inflammatories around! Not only that, but it is a leader in the anti-oxidant realm and has been proven to protect you from alzheimers and heart disease. I try...


Cauliflower & Kumara Lentil Salad w/ Creamy Garlic-Tahini Dressing

Hannah Mellsop

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Cauliflower & Kumara Lentil Salad w/ Creamy Garlic-Tahini Dressing

Now this, is my type of salad. Wholesome, hearty, nutritious and delicious.  There is absolutely no reason why we shouldn't feel fully satisfied after having a salad as a meal. There are three components we need to achieve in order to reach this satisfaction - Quality sources of 1) Protein, 2) Carbs and 3) Fats. A salad that ticks all these boxes, is your key to success & satisfaction.    I know, I said that all you needed was protein, fats and carbs, in order to achieve salad success, but a kick-ass dressing never hurt no body.. This creamy garlic tahini dressing is...


Creamy Cauliflower & Garlic pasta w/ Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Hannah Mellsop

Creamy Cauliflower & Garlic pasta w/ Roasted Brussels Sprouts

- Gluten Free - Dairy Free - Vegan -    Did all your pasta dreams come true? Ahhh, they sure did. This completely plant-based pasta dish is rich, creamy and full of flavour. It will not only blow your mind, but also your tastebuds. I am here today, to prove to you, that we don't need our pasta to be full of dairy products, processed meats and hormones, in order to achieve that filling and comforting feeling that traditional pasta provides. The flavours we can achieve with plants provides an even more amazing dish that nourishes our mind, body, soul and keeps our...


Spicy Carrot & Kimchi Fritters

Hannah Mellsop

Spicy Carrot & Kimchi Fritters

- Gluten Free - Dairy Free - Vegan -  A quick note on fermented foods.  'Fermented food' seems to be a buzz word that is blowing up in the health community at the moment. Now you've heard it, lets understand it. What is fermentation? What does it have to do with cabbage in a jar? What on earth is Kimchi, and why is it so good for my gut? Keep reading.  Fermented food basically means a product containing live and good bacteria. The fermentation process preserves nutrients in the food as well as breaking them down into a more digestible form. This...


Sesame Greens & Tempeh Protein bowl

Hannah Mellsop

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Sesame Greens & Tempeh Protein bowl

 A quick chat about plant-based protein. I can't tell you how many times I have been asked, 'where do you get your protein from' as a plant-based eater. There is a huge misconception regarding how much protein our bodies really need, as well as the different forms that protein comes in. Protein is made up of amino acids, some of which our bodies can create internally and and some of which can only be gained through food consumption. There are 8 essential amino acids our bodies can only gain through the consumption of food - These essential amino acids are...

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