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Easy Vegan Lentil Shawarma

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As Shawarma is one of the most famous and loved food in the Middle East and far beyond I was eager to create a vegan version which will satisfy these shawarma cravings ;-) This vegan lentil shawarma hits the spot. It is done in less than an hour, is very filling due to its high protein content and tastes delicious. You can play around with different add ons to make it every time a little bit different. You can eighter use small or big Arabic bread, I found the big ones easier to roll. Enjoy!



Ingredients:

Fresh Ingredients: 2 small or 1 big pack of Arabic bread 1 small romaine lettuce, sliced 1 big tomato, sliced 1 cup celery, sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 organic garlic clove, diced Gherkins Homemade Sauerkraut Fresh Coriander Optional: sprouts, any kind of pickles
Basics: 2 cups green lentils, dry Coconut oil Tahini Optional: Pomegranate vinegar
Spices/ Herbs: Himalayan salt, pepper, paprika, ginger, garlic, shawarma spice


How to do: ·Wash the lentils and cook 2 cups of lentils with around 8 cups of water…

Easy Vegan Tofu Sesame Salad

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This nutritious vegan super food salad is a perfect lunch pick-me-up and will keep you going throughout the day. As kale is a very stable salad option its ideal to be prepared at home and to be taken to and family gathering or to work as a healthy lunch option. It is gluten free and has that extra portion of protein thanks to the tofu and lentils it contains, which makes it the perfect pre- or post-workout protein snack. Adding sauerkraut or fresh sprouts will give it that extra nutrient boost and the much needed probiotics. Apart from all the vegan goodness it contains, it is simply delicious.




Makes 2 servings
Fresh Ingredients

2 small cucumber 1 big tomato 3-4 cups of fresh kale, without stems 5 cups romaine lettuce, sliced 1 red pepper, finely sliced 1 avocado sliced into cubes Optional: Homemade Sauerkraut, fresh coriander, sprouts


Basics

200g firm tofu 1 cup boiled green lentils Sesame oil Balsamic vinegar Optional: Pomegranate vinegar 2 Tbsp. seed mix 2Tbsp. soy sauce


Spices/ Herbs

Salt, pepper…

Easy Vegan Foul (gluten- free, high protein and fiber)

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Fava beans or broad beans are a very common stable in the Arab as well as African world since ancient times as it gives a great supply of protein, dietary fiber, potassium and much more! Fava beans are available as fresh produce only in spring and are commonly used as dried beans or canned ones. I always souk and boil my own beans and freeze them in small packs; in this way it is very easy to avoid canned ones. This is a easy vegan high protein breakfast and prepared in less then 15 min. 



Makes 2 servings
Ingredients:
Fresh Ingredients: 1 small cucumber Pickles of choice e.g. homemade sauerkraut Mini Gherkins 1 organic garlic clove, diced
Basics: 2 cups boiled small fava beans (canned or self cooked) Olive Oil
Spices/ Herbs: Salt, pepper, paprika, ginger
Tahini dressing:
Fresh Ingredients: 1 medium sized tomatoes sliced in small cubes 1-2 organic garlic cloves, diced
Basics: 10 Tbsp. Tahini sauce 5 Tbsp. non-dairy milk 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
Spices/ Herbs: Salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, coriander
How to do:
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Easy Vegan Chickpeas with Tahini Dressing (gluten- free, high in protein and fiber)

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One of Middle-Eastern’s favorite breakfast! And indeed, it is super nutritious, super easy to make and simply super delicious. The main part is of course the chickpeas with this creamy tahini dressing and then all different kinds of veggies, pickles and leaves can be added. Cucumber and avocado are always a good go. Easy vegan breakfast!


This breakfast is
easy and fast to prepare vegan high in protein gluten free filling can be meal prepped healthy vegan protein rich rich in fiber for post workout affordable divers  




Makes 2 servings

Fresh Ingredients: 1 small cucumber Pickles of choice e.g. Turnips Olives Kale (optional) 1 small Avocado, sliced
Basics: 125g chickpeas (1/2can) Olive Oil
Spices/ Herbs: Salt, pepper, paprika, ginger, fresh coriander
Tahini dressing: 10 Tbsp. Tahini sauce 5 Tbsp. non-dairy milk 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
Spices/ Herbs: Salt, pepper, paprika, cumin, coriander

How to do: