Lettuce Discuss… Multifarious Bean Loaf!

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Prep time: 8 minutes
Cook time: Various
Total time: dependent on use
Author: Lettuce Discuss… Hema & Mako
Recipe type: Vegan Burger, Vegan Sausage, VeggieBalls, Patties, etc…
Cuisine: All
Serves: 6-10 depending on use

 

Ingredients

1 Veggie stock cube

1 Tablespoon of Hot Water

3-4 Tablespoons of Nutritional Yeast

1 teaspoon of Onion Granuals

½ teaspoon of Paprika

½ teaspoon Basil

½ teaspoon of Oregano

½ teaspoon of Thyme

2 Tablespoons of Vegan Butter

2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon of Soy Sauce (Tamari)

1 Can of Baked Beans

1 Can of Peas

1 Avocado

1 Small Onion

1 Cup Gluten Free Flour

 

Optional/Extra ingredients we use, not required for basic recipe.

* ½ teaspoon of Sage

* ½ teaspoon Cumin Seed

* ½ teaspoon Fenugreek

* ½ Cup Mushroom

 

Instructions

For Spice mixture…

Start with the ¼ cup measuring cup, Put 1 Veggie Stock cube into measuring cup, Add 1 Tablespoon of Hot Water to melt the Veggie Stock Cube.

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Add all the spices, 3-4 Tablespoons of Nutritional Yeast, 1 teaspoon of Onion Granuals, ½ teaspoon of Paprika, ½ teaspoon Basil, ½ teaspoon of Oregano, ½ teaspoon of Thyme, 2 Tablespoons of Vegan Butter,

2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil, 1 Tablespoon of Soy Sauce (Tamari)

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In a medium sized bowl add 1 Can of Baked Beans rinsed and mashed, 1 Can of Peas drained and mashed, 1 Avocado finely chopped, 1 Small Onion finely chopped, 1 Cup Gluten Free Flour, 2 Tablespoons of Vegan Butter and add the ¼ Cup of Spice mixture. Mix all ingredients well.

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It will be a sticky solid mixture. We store in a container and refrigerate until time of use.

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We use a spoon to measure out desired amount depending on the use, and use our hands to form the desired style. Example: rolling a ball for VeggieBalls, shape into Sausage Links and more… see Cooking Suggestions for our ideas!

Cooking Suggestions:

 VeggieBalls

Bean loaf balls

Form into small Balls and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust.

 

Sausage Links

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Form into links and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust.

 

Sausage Patties

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Form into flat sausage patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust.

 

Pizza Topping

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Form into small flat patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust, add to pizza.

 

Baked Stuffing

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Bake in  small loaf tin (greased) at Gas mark #5 (375 degrees ) for 60 minutes.

 

Savory Breakfast Pancake Burger

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Form into small flat round patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust set aside, make Pancakes , heat baked beans and stack!

 

The BIG Breakfast Pile

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Form into small flat patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust set aside. The BIG Breakfast Pile starts with Toast as the base, next add hash browns, pancake, chickpea scramble, Multifarious Bean Loaf Pattie and top with warm baked beans! Yes this is a Protein Punch… now go run that marathon!

 

Breakfast Butty

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Form into flat sausage patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust, add to Toast and Chickpea Scramble!

 

Veggie Burger Sandwich

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Form into flat sausage patties and pan fry in Olive Oil until they form a crust, add Gluten Free Bread  and any preferred sandwich toppings!

Many Blessings

Hema & Mako 

ENJOY!

 

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Lettuce Discuss… Foods for HEART, NERVES, MUSCLES, PROSTATE, AND THE BRAIN

IMG_2873We all know that mother nature has supplied us with all we need to be and stay healthy. Here’s a little list of some important areas to take care of.

Brain:

Some quick and easy foods that keep the brain healthy.

Celery: The sodium contained within celery neutralizes acid in the body, this is one of the highest sodium foods we have. It contains magnesium, which keeps away migraine headaches too. It is a good blood cleanser and is beneficial if you have high blood pressure. Eat this raw.

Almonds: These are full of manganese and phosphorus these are the best nuts you can use. They are beneficial for the brain, muscles and the nervous system. Almonds contain two brain nutrients, riboflavin and L-Carnitine these have been shown to increase brain activity and also show a reduced occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease.

Black Walnuts: Walnuts contain manganese, copper, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, and calcium. They are also high in Omega 3 this is essential for brain. The brain is made up of 60% structural fat, which is why omega 3’s are so important they keep the brain flexible and fluid.

Is it coincidence a Walnut looks like a brain?

Heart:

Olives are the highest potassium food, potassium is essential for heart health. You can make a simple tea to help lower your LDL Cholesterol therefore reducing the risk of coronary heart disease.

Take 10 olives cut them in half, place them in a cup and cover with boiling water. Let them steep for 10 minutes and drink. Leave the olives in the cup and eat if you want too when you’ve finished the tea.

Nerves & Muscles

Almonds are a great brain food and are full of essential goodness for your heart.

Barley is full of goodness and it helps in muscle structure. Make a broth and use barley and reap the benefits.

Beans of all varieties are essential if you are very sporty or active, they give the muscles staying power. Building stamina into the muscle.

Prostate:

Pumpkin Seeds have been shown in tests to slow down prostate cancer. It has also been suggested that if you eat a handful of pumpkin seeds twice a week, you will duce the risk of prostate c