Seitan ‘chicken’ pieces

24 October 2016 - 9:17 by Martine in Basics
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Time: preparation 20 minutes, cooking 45 minutes, total 65 minutes
Serves: 600 gram
Seitan chicken pieces, low carb vegan I loooove seitan! It’s cheap, low carb, high protein and super tasty. This new recipe is even lower in carbs and meatier than my ‘basic seitan’ recipe that I posted a few weeks ago. It is a little bit more work to make, but still really easy. The combination of vital wheat gluten and pureed […]

Black soybean chili

16 October 2016 - 15:15 by Martine in Lunch & Dinner
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Time: preparation 10 minutes, cooking 25 minutes minutes, total 35 minutes
Serves: 4 portions
Black soybean chili, low carb vegan Our local Asian grocery stocks black soy beans, and I thought it might be nice to use them instead of regular black beans in a chili to make it lower carb. If you don't have black soybeans, you could use the more common white ones or even edamame.

Low carb vegan focaccia

6 October 2016 - 9:21 by Martine in Bread
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Time: preparation 10 minutes, cooking 15 minutes, total 90 minutes
Serves: 4 portions
Low carb vegan focaccia Low carb high protein bread is a great way to turn a simple soup or salad into a meal. This focaccia contains a fraction of the carbs in regular bread and is nicely soft and fluffy.

Thai curry soup with tofu

26 September 2016 - 8:44 by Martine in Lunch & Dinner
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Time: preparation 10 minutes, cooking 20 minutes, total 25 minutes
Serves: 3-4 servings
Thai meal soup, low carb vegan I love meal soups. They are quick and easy to make, and you can chuck in any ingredients you have lying around. This Thai-ish version is nice to use up all the odd ends of veggies that are lying around in your fridge. Peppers, selery, cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, leeks, rutabaga, parship and many others work […]

TVP breakfast porridge

18 September 2016 - 7:28 by Martine in Breakfast
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Serves: 1 person
TVP breakfast porridge Textured vegetable protein (dry soy granules) are usually used in savory recipes as a stand-in for ground meat, but it actually has a neutral flavor which means they can also be used in sweet recipes! If you cook them with soy or almond milk, sweetener and some cinnamon, they actually taste quite similar to oatmeal, […]

Low carb vegan mayo

13 September 2016 - 8:27 by Martine in Dips & Spreads
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Time: preparation 5 minutes, cooking 0 minutes, total 5 minutes
Serves: 1 to 1 1/2 cup
Vegan mayo, low carb Depending on where you live, vegan mayo is getting easier to find in stores, but it often contains quite a lot of sugar and other carbs. This soymilk based mayo is super easy to make and contains almost no carbohydrate. It's perfect for salad dressings, spreading on stuff and dipping your favorite veggies in.

Silky chocolate mousse, low carb vegan

5 September 2016 - 10:09 by Martine in Dessert
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Time: preparation 10 minutes, cooking 0 minutes, total 10 minutes
Serves: 1 1/2 cup
Silken chocolate mousse, low carb vegan This tofu mousse is a real life saver if you are craving low carb dessert. It’s super creamy and nicely soft and firm at the same time. You won’t taste the tofu at all. If you want a stronger chocolate flavor, add more tofu. A serving has about 4 g of net carbs and 8 […]

Nut and seed ‘granola’, low carb vegan

30 August 2016 - 8:29 by Martine in Breakfast
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Time: preparation 5 minutes, cooking 10 minutes, total 15 minutes
Serves: 6-10 portions
Low carb vegan nut&seed granola This granola is David's favorite breakfast. He has been eating this every morning for as long as three years or so. It's amazing! It is gluten free, and paleo friendly. I guess you could also make it raw, but I like a little toasty flavor to it.

Raw low carb vegan cigköfte, paleo friendly

22 August 2016 - 21:16 by Martine in Lunch & Dinner, Snacks
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Time: preparation 20 minutes, cooking 0 minutes, total 20 minutes
Serves: 2 people
Raw paleo vegan low carb cigköfte We don't have many vegan take-away option in our town, but we do have a Çiğköftem. This Turkish chain serves çiğköfte, little cold 'meat' rolls made of bulgur grains, walnuts, tomato paste and herbs that are accidentally vegan. The köfte are very delicious but not at all low carb friendly. That's why I decided to try and make this nut based version and it came out really good!

Pumpkin-kale salad with tofu feta

13 August 2016 - 15:39 by Martine in Lunch & Dinner
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Time: preparation 15 minutes, cooking 10 minutes, total 25 minutes
Serves: 1 person
Kale-pumpkin salad, low carb vegan This salad has a great bite and is packed with nutrients like calcium, iron and vitamins A and K. As with all cruciferous veggies, it's nice to let the salad sit for a while so the dressing has time to soften up the kale. If you mix it up in the morning and take it to work, it will be nice and tender by lunchtime.
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