Pomegranate salad with citrus dressing

Pomegranate saladA colourful salad that is a real energy kick in the winter months. The citrus dressing makes the salad really fresh.
Replace the honey with agave syrup to make the salad vegan.

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Fried “raw food salad” with beans and quinoa

Fried rawfood salad with beans and quinoaThis salad is a lightly fried raw food salad – at which point it no longer qualifies as raw food. It feels a little more like a meal than when it is served cold. The salad can be eaten for lunch or as a side dish.
You can vary this recipe using any vegetables you like, use whatever is in season.
Cooking time: 30 minutes, 20 minutes if you have precooked quinoa.
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Simple black bean burgers

Simple black bean burgersThese burgers are very simple to make, no complicated ingredients and no complicated cooking process. As a bonus, most kids seem to like them too!
Once they are baked, these burgers are perfect to deep freeze. Defrost them for a quick dinner or a simple lunch box.
Cooking time: 50 minutes, including a 25 minutes tea break while the burgers are in the oven.
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Chilli con soya and lots of beans

A protein rich spicy chilli with a lot of beans and soya crumbles .
You can get soya crumbles both dried and frozen. Frozen soya saves time. Soya can be genetically modified so look for GMO-free soya. It can also be very salty, so no extra salt needed!
Serve with whole bulgur and a dollop of yogurt. A chilli can be served straight away, but tastes much better the day after.

Cooking time: 30 minutes. Longer if you are using the dried soya crumbles.
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Cupboard chilli – vegetarian and ready in 15 minutes

Bean chilliNot in the mood for going shopping? “Nothing” in the cupboards? This chilli you can probably make just rummaging around in the cupboards.
As a low fat alternative that is also rich in protein you can use Quark 1% instead of Turkish yogurt.
Also perfect for your lunchbox tomorrow!

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