Archive for ‘Foodies’

April 17th, 2014

Wondering about a Vegan Diet? {Foodie}

Wondering About a Vegan Diet? – An infographic by the team at PETA

www.peta.org/vegan-diet-infographic

April 1st, 2014

Almond Milk {Foodie}

Vegan Milk & Cookies

Homemade Almond-Milk and Date & Nut Balls.

Almonds Soaking in Water.

Recipes

Almond-Milk
2 Cups Raw Almonds (Skin on)
+/- 5 Cups of Water

Method:
Using Blender
Soak Almonds in Water overnight for at least 24hrs.
Bland Water and Almonds together.
Sieve Almond Milk and Store in Fridge.

Using Juicer
I used a Oscar Juicer to make my Almond Milk.
Juice Soaked almonds.
Add Almonds to 2 Cups Water and Juice again.
Juice “pulp” and adding in water in while juicing.
Keep “pulp” aside for Date & Nut Balls.
Sieve Almond Milk and Store in Fridge.
Sieve with Cheese Cloth for Smoother Milk

I prefer Grainy Nutty Drink.

Date and Nut Balls

Use Nut Pulp from Juicer and about 10 – 15 Pitted Dates.

Juice with Mincing Strainer.
Mix Dates and Nut Pulp then Blend twice.
Roll Mixture into Balls and Place in Freezer to firm up.

Relax with a Glass of Almond Milk and Date & Nut Balls.

#Variation Chocolate Milk.
Dissolve a Tea Spoon of Cocoa in Warm water and add to Almond Milk.
Yummy Nutty Chocolate Milk

March 24th, 2014

Meat Free Mondays {Foodie}

Support Meat Free Mondays as the First step towards a Better Life!

Start MFM (Meat free Mondays) today and support better health and environment.  Here are a few Tips, Recipes and more.

Download a Vegetarian Starterkit from Fry’s > frysvegetarian – resources

 Quick Meals and Lunchboxes > frysvegetarian.co.za/vegetarian-vegan-recipes

MFW – Meat Free Week > facebook.com/Meat.Free.Week

MFM – South Africa > facebook.com/MeatFreeMondaysRSA

MFM – Australia > facebook.com/meatfreemondaysaustralia

February 12th, 2014

Valentines Vegan Candy {Foodie}

Valentines day Foodie Recipes Playlist from Tastemade  {Click Here}

Yummy Valentines Candy from Raw. Vegan. Not Gross {sidesaddlekitchen.com}

Need a little inspiration for the Raw Vegan Valentine in your life? Laura’s got a lip-smackin’ lolli you’re all gonna love. FULL RECIPE BELOW

Valentine’s Day Candy Recipe:

INGREDIENTS:
1 jar coconut butter
3-4 beets
1 tablespoon cocoa powder

SPECIAL TOOLS:
Candy Molds
Candy Sticks

PROCESS:

white candy pops
-warm up coconut butter in hot water bath and stir until thoroughly combined
-pour directly into the mold, add candy sticks and freeze for 30 minutes

pink candy pops
-peel and chop beets, add to a blender with small amount of water
-pour beet mixture into a cheesecloth to extract the beet juice
-fill dropper with beet juice
-pour warm coconut butter into a bowl and mix with 3-6 drops of beet juice
-pour pink coconut butter into candy mold, add candy sticks and freeze for 30 minutes

chocolate candy pops
-add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder to warmed coconut butter and stir
-pour into mold, add candy sticks and freeze for 30 minutes

BENEFITS:
-Rich in Lauric Acid
-Packed with Healthy Fats
-Boosts your Metabolism

Source : tastemade
http://www.youtube.com/user/tastemade?feature=watch

February 10th, 2014

Food Health Tips {Foodie}

Some Food Health Tips, Benefits and Detoxing follow these Bloggers on instagram as seen in REPOST Tags

February 7th, 2014

Summer Smoothie {Foodie}

Yummy Summer Smoothie

Soaked Chai Seeds (soaked in water overnight)
Kale
Frozen Berries
Fresh Watermelon
Frozen Banana (Frozen overnight)
Plum (halved)
Nectarine (halved)
Cling Peach (halved)

These Ingredients makes 2 big glasses of Smoothie.
The Halved Fruit and Halve of the Watermelon I chopped up with the same quantities of the rest of the Ingredients. I than froze it overnight and made some more yummy smoothie the next morning.
Just add water for Smoothie or No water and you have yummy Fruit Ice Cream!

#chiaseeds #kale #berries #watermelon #banana #plum #nectarine #peach

BLEND! Yum Yum

Frozen Yumness for Smoothie or Fruit Ice Cream hmmmmm

{Frozen Berries from Hillcrest Orchards Stellenbosch}