Food/Nutrition Recipes

Coconut Curry, Cashew, and Lentil Soup

I was intrigued since it had many ingredients I love: cashews, curry, lentils, and greens. I have adapted the recipe to include more coconut and added sweet potatoes, two of my favorite foods from the ROO kitchen. It is a nutritious, flavorful, and hearty meal to kickstart your plant-powered palate in 2015! Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole cashews 1 large handful baby spinach 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 cup uncooked red lentils, rinsed and drained 1 inch minced peeled ginger 1/2 large onion, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tablespoons coconut oil, liquid 3 teaspoons curry powder …

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Lentil and Chickpea Burgers

I have always been inspired by Brendan Brazier’s work fusing plant-based nutrition with endurance sports. His new cookbook, The Thrive Energy Cookbook, is remarkable, filled with beautiful photographs and nutritious recipes. As Spring barbecue gatherings amount, I have adapted his lentil and chickpea burger recipe as a filling plant-based, gluten-free alternative. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 2 cups rinsed canned chickpeas 1 small cooking onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp lemon juice 1 small sweet red pepper, finely chopped 1 handful of fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped 1 ½ cups cooked quinoa 1 ½ cups of gluten …

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Lentil, Cauliflower, and Spinach Soup

I recently bought Angela Liddon’s beautiful The Oh She Glows Cookbook and been having a lot of fun with her recipes. In particular, her Indian Lentil-Cauliflower Soup stood out as a favorite and I have adapted it for ROO. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil 2 small shallots, diced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of minced peeled ginger 1 tablespoons curry powder 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 6 cups vegetable broth 1 cup uncooked red lentils, rinsed and drained 1 medium cauliflower, chopped into bite-size florets 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 1 medium potato …

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