Vegan Quinoa Stirfry (Aubergine, Peppers, Broccoli, Onion)

Ingredients for 3 servings:

  • 2 Sweet Peppers (Preferably Yellow and/or Green the colours are essential for this recipe)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut or olive oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 big avocado or two small ones
  • 100 grams of brocolli
  • 200 grams of Quinoa
  • Pasrley
  • Himalayan pink salt or sea salt

Vegan Quinoa

Slice the aubergine and place them inside a deep pot with salty water (3 tea spoons of salt). You can live them for 10 mins or more.

Cut peppers and onions into julienne type pieces and finely chop the garlic. Add the the oil into a sauce pan or a wok, then fry garlic for 1 minute then stir fry onions, peppers and brocolli and  for 10 minutes in medium heat.

In the mean time cook quinoa just like you cook Rice, two measurements of water for one of quinoa. Wash quinoa in at least 3 changes of water, rubbing grains and letting them settle before pouring off water, until water runs clear. Drain in a large sieve. Add quinoa to a separate pot of boiling salted water and cook 10 minutes, bottom layer of water vaporises. Move quinoa with a fork and then bring the stove to a low heat and cover it with a lid.

Serve the quinoa and then decorate with the veggies or if you preffer, add the quinoa into the sauce pan (or wok) with the veggies and mix them all for a minute. Top it with parsley and avocado squares leaves for taste and decoration. Add salt and pepper. If you like spicy food add chilli flakes.

Halloumi Rocket and cherry tomato

On a sunday night I usually want to eat comfort food, which for me means something with cheese!

This Halloumi Rocket and cherry tomato salad fulfils my cravings:

Ingredients
2 Servings
– 150g Halloumi Chesse
– 100 g Rocket Lettuce
– cherry tomatoes
– 30 pine nuts
– balsamic vinegar pearls
– olive oil and pepped (optional)

Preparation

On a pan using medium/high heat, cook the thin slices of Halloumi cheese. When cooked place it on a bed of rocket lettuce. Decorate it placing the cherry tomatoes around the lettuce and sprinkle pine nuts on top. Carefully with a spoon place some balsamic vinegar pearls on top of all the salad. Add pepper!

*halloumi cheese is quite salty no need to add salt.

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Nutty Frutty Oatmeal

This Nutty Fruty Oatmeal is Packed with protein, vitamins, minerals and it has a great flavour, this is the perfect breakfast to start your week strong and positive!

Ingredients:
– Toasted oats
– 3 Chopped apricots and dates
– 4 Hazelnuts, 2 Brasil nuts, 3 walnuts, 3 almonds
– 10 Goldenberries
– 1 banana
– 1 table spoon of hemp powder
– 2 table spoons of puffed Quinoa
– 1 teaspoon of bee pollen

Add rice or almond milk and mix it all up..

Have a lovely week!

Jimena
@birthyogamama

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