Pesto Pizza with Rice & Lentil Crust

Pesto pizza with a green lentil and brown rice crust
Pizza as a high-protein, high-fiber, gluten-free, soy-free vegan power food? Absolutely! That is if you can set aside the bread and cheese for a moment 🙂

Brown rice and green lentil combination is a great powerhouse with a great balance of high-quality protein, fiber and complex carbs. And that makes the duo a very attractive option for a worthy pizza pie crust. I love the how this turned out, the crust held of really well without crumbling away, it had a great flavor and a delightful texture.

The pesto sauce hardly needs any advertisement 😉 And it complements this crust brilliantly with that delicious fragrance. The recipe is below:

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Threesome Protein Salad

Threesome Protein Salad

Threesome protein salad with quinoa, brown rice and green lentils; a delicious and satisfying powerhouse of protein and fiber.

We have been gradually increasing our workout intensity as a family. Starting with a foundation of yoga and cardio, we added rock climbing and calisthenics elements. As overhyped as the protein argument is, we needed to increase the quantity accordingly.

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Spicy Sunflower Burgers

spicy-sunflower-seed-burgers

Summer is about to be in full force – meaning there are bound to be one or more food-oriented parties in your future. Whether they’re graduations or cookouts, if you’re following a plant-based diet or just trying to eat a healthy, you probably have the desire to switch up the standard summer vegan-friendly menu of fruit-salad, veggie plates, and store-bought veggie burgers. Luckily, we’ve got other options.

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Quinoa Protein Patties

Quinoa Protein Patties

So the winter is upon us and that means, at least in our family, a little less cardio and a little more lifting. Our diets are also adapting a little, following our natural craving for more protein rich elements these days. As you know, a smart way to get veggie protein is via combinations in order to strive for a complete amino-acid profile. This particular recipe is a nutritional powerhouse, combining quinoa, green lentils, nutritional yeast and walnuts. But as soon as you taste one, you will forget all about that and just focus on devouring it.

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Vegan Patties

Vegan Patty
The title is simple; “vegan patties”, because you don’t need to look any further. This is it. This patty captures the perfect Mediterranean kofte-like flavor. All with a plant-based and gluten free recipe.
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