I’m so excited to share this recipe with you even though it is just vegetables and ‘stuff’ its going to make you smile….and be healthier.
Recently I’ve struggled to get my vegetables in, who wants to munch on lettuce, kale, cauliflower raw from the fridge… not many people!
So i have come up with a useful way to fit the veg in around you daily meals and let me tell you it tastes amazing! I don’t know why i didn’t think of this earlier.
First of all there is no rigid way to do this you can add what you like, how you like but i’ll show you how i make it and you can take it from there!
Please note you will need a frying pan.
Onion (1 small)
Garlic (2 cloves)
Puffed rice (optional)
. First of all chop all your vegetables into small pieces, the smaller the better (i did mine in the food processor but it isn’t essential)
Then add a few drops of water to the frying pan and sauté the onions and garlic until slightly brown.
Put the rest of the cut up veg and puffed rice (optional) into a bowl and mix well.
(If you add the puffed rice this really fills the salad out nicely, but on this particular occasion i didn’t use it)
Squeeze in a bit of lemon juice and add the sautéed onion and garlic, mix again.
Finally add the balsamic vinegar over the salad and stir in nicely. Go easy at first as you can’t take it out once you have put too much in!
Please note, if you do wish to use oil you can i just prefer not to as it tastes pretty good without!
How easy was that. If you like you can add some flax seed, nuts, rosemary and black pepper like i say you can really make this your own! Just add which ever vegetables you have lying around and get them used up in a tasty way.
I have this for lunch and tea as a side dish or if you fancy it as a main meal add some chopped sweet potatoes and have a sweet potato salad!
Let me know if you make it.
So i wanted to do a picture blog of my food over the last 10 months to inspire some of you to go vegan! I Haven’t consciously taken pictures of every meal otherwise this page would go on forever but the ones i have taken i wanted to share with you! Each day i learn something new on this lifestyle and it makes me the happiest I’ve ever been! If you have any questions please feel free to message me and follow me on Instagram where i upload regularly @thelifecake 🙂
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