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Bircher Muesli

Sometimes the simplest things really are the best! This simple breakfast takes around 5-10 mins to prepare the night before, and is hearty, nutritious and yummy. It boasts the goodness of chia seeds, flax seeds and pumpkin seeds along with almonds, oats and coconut cream.

Chia seeds and flax seeds absorb liquid and become jelly-like, which makes the muesli wonderfully thick and creamy. They also contain plenty of fibre. Their consistency has a soothing effect on digestion which makes them great for colon health. The nuts and seeds are packed full of protein and minerals. Soaking the muesli overnight enables enzyme activity to break down phytic acid, which hinders our body’s absorption of minerals.

For breakfast on the run, just put it in a container with a lid (and don’t forget the spoon! 🙂

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Eggplant Oat Burgers

This is a great burger which you can keep small and serve as a savoury ball, or make it a bit larger and flatten it out to make a pattie or burger shape. Serve it in a roll with salad, or with marjoram potato mash for dinner. Also great with tomato sauce on pasta. The texture and flavour of the eggplant is the hero in this dish. Continue reading

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