Recipes

Alejandro de la Vega
Superfood Breakfast Recipe - Green Smoothie Bowl

Superfood Breakfast Recipe - Green Smoothie Bowl

If you are in need of some breakfast inspiration take a look at this fantastic looking green smoothie bowl! Can't believe how beautiful that bright pink Dragon-fruit looks against the green! Making a smoothie bowl is an easy feat but making one that looks this good maybe not so easy unless you have a good eye for colour. To make one like this you're going to need to first make a great green smoothie base and then have a few delicious toppings - you can also add a layer of something like Quinoa (as a porridge) at the bottom of...

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Alejandro de la Vega
Banana Chia Protein Gluten Free Cake With Almond Meal

Banana Chia Protein Gluten Free Cake With Almond Meal

I had just made fresh Almond Milk so I had fresh Almond Meal to go. A recipe like this is so good to make so you don't throw away the fantastic meal from the milk making. I try and keep a variety of gluten free flours in the pantry as well. If I use a combination it will prevent the flour from taking the cake in a taste direction - i.e. this neutralizes the strong flavours. Try to use activated nuts (soaked almonds) and organic ingredients. Will last in the fridge for 4 days if not eaten first! Great for...

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Alejandro de la Vega
SOUTH AMERICAN SALAD OF RICE, GREENS, AND THE BEST CORN SALSA

SOUTH AMERICAN SALAD OF RICE, GREENS, AND THE BEST CORN SALSA

INGREDIENTS (organic of course!) Brown rice Avocado Baby spinach leaves Corn salsa Hummus THE BEST CHARRED CORN SALSA INGREDIENTS 2 large ears of corn ¼ red onion, diced 2 ripe tomatoes, seeds slightly removed and diced 1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and minced Salt and pepper to taste Juice of 1 lime 1/3 cup of fresh cilantro (coriander) chopped 1 can of black beans (drained and rinsed) Olive oil to taste INSTRUCTIONS The only real work is in grilling the corn. (The corn could be steamed, but the grilling gives it a huge flavour punch). Grilling the corn over charcoal brings...

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Alejandro de la Vega
CHOCOLATE COCO ROUGHS

CHOCOLATE COCO ROUGHS

These are easy no-bake wonders that are delicious and, as always, healthy and guilt free. INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup (96 g) Xylitol 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Unsweetened Almond Milk (Or Other Non-Dairy Milk) 3 Tbsp (40 g) Coconut Oil 2 Tbsp (10 g) Cacao Powder 1 Cup (80 g) Rolled Oats (Gluten Free) 1/2 Cup (40 g) Shredded Coconut 1/3 Cup (85 g) Almond Butter 1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract Pinch Sea Salt INSTRUCTIONS Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add Xylitol, Almond Milk, Cacao Powder and Coconut Oil to a medium saucepan over and bring to a low melt...

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