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Smashed chickpea & avocado sandwich

Who doesn’t love a delicious hearty sandwich? This one is lighter on the bread by using a thin pita bread and made with chickpea and avocado–the perfect blend of healthy fat and protein. Protein and healthy fat are two essential macronutrients that help sustain the body and provide energy all day long. INGREDIENTS 1 can of organic BPA free chick peas 1 large avocado juice from 1 lime 1⁄2 tsp ground turmeric pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) pinch of salt fresh cracked black pepper 1⁄4 cup chopped cilantro 1 pita bread cut into half DIRECTIONS In a high-powered blender or food processor, add the canned chickpeas, avocado, lime juice, turmeric, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using). Blend until completely smooth and well combined. Next, spread some of the mixture into each pita bread half and finish with the fresh cilantro. More recipe inspiration: you might find this sweet potato and

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Big Crunch Black Bean Burgers

Get ready for a taste explosion! These Big Crunch Black Bean burgers taste amazing and hold up to the challenge. We have developed and refined this recipe after years of experimenting for making whole food plant-based burgers without oil. The challenge: to create a great tasting burger that holds together as most veggie burgers are soft like toothpaste and squeeze out the other side of the bun when you take a bite. Dig in and enjoy a satisfying crunchy burger experience that is healthy and most importantly, tastes great! MAKES: 6-8 BURGERS PREP TIME: 1⁄2 HOUR / COOKING TIME: 1 HOUR INGREDIENTS 16oz/454 grams whole mushrooms 1 cup old fashioned oats 1⁄4 cup chickpea flour 1 can of black beans 1 can of green lentils or chickpeas 1 cup grated raw red beets 1 cup cooked brown rice or quinoa 1⁄4 cup walnuts, finely chopped2 cups kale, tightly packed 3 Tbsp

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Eggless egg salad

This easy to make vegan recipe is ideal for lunches and is packed with protein for afternoon energy! Makes 3 to 4 servings | Takes 30 min Ingredients: 350 grams extra firm tofu (2 pkg) 225 mL Vegenaise 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard ¼ cup organic red onion, diced small ½ cup organic celery, diced small 1 Tbsp organic ground turmeric ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp sea salt Dash of Bragg liquid soy seasoning Drain the tofu and pat dry with paper towel. Pulse quickly in a food processer until it reaches the consistency of cooked ground beef. You can also grate the tofu with a hand grater if needed. In a small bowl, mix Vegenaise with turmeric, Dijon, black pepper, sea salt and Bragg liquid soy seasoning (“Bragg’s” for short). Using a spatula or your hand, combine the Vegenaise mixture with the tofu until fully incorporated. Fold in the

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