Lettuce And Coconut Salad With Toasted Pine Nuts

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A super light tropical salad recipe perfect for the warmer weather. The toasted seeds really give this salad a beautiful crunch with the coconut adding a delicious natural sweetness.

This salad is great to have as a side to any simple meat or vegetarian dish.

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Beetroot & Black Bean Burgers (GF/DF)

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This weeks recipe of the week is from Casey-Lee Lyons of Live Love Nourish. The recipe was originally made in collaboration with Roza’s Gourmet Sauces – a great business that sells a variety of chutneys, pesto’s and mayos online and around the country. The burger patty is made using black turtle beans (one of our favourite here in store) and is a bit of fun using roasted sweet potato in place of a burger bun. Enjoy!

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Homemade Organic Granola Recipe

Organic-Granola-Recipe

It’s two in a row from Affordable Wholefoods Recipe contributor Meg Phillips. This time it’s a delicious and simple granola recipe using mostly organic ingredients (though you can of course tailor to your preference). Making your own if you have the time and motivation is a great way to save money on expensive store bought varieties, and you also get to choose your preferred flavours. Enjoy!

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Chocolate And Vanilla Hemp Bliss Balls

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So we asked one of our local seasoned recipe creators to have a little play with the Organic Canadian Hemp Protein Powder and Organic Hemp Seeds for us and this is what she came up with. Thank you Meg Phillips, another stella recipe from yourself, and 2 in one.

Chocolate Hemp Bliss Balls

Makes approx 12

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. In a food processor, process the almonds until a fine powder forms.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add the cacao and hemp powder mixing to combine well.
  3. Add the dates, coconut oil and maple syrup to a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Mix with the almond mixture until a dough forms.
  5. Roll into bliss balls of desired size and roll again in coconut sugar

Vanilla Hemp Seed Bliss Balls

Makes approx 12

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. In a food processor, process the cashews, hemp seeds and coconut until a crumb forms
  2. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. Blend the remaining ingredients until smooth then mix with the cashew mix until a dough forms.
  4. Roll into bliss balls of desired size and roll again in extra hemp seeds

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