Posts tagged "healthy"

Green Goodness Protein Smoothie

May 17th, 2019 Posted by Protein Shakes, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Green Goodness Protein Smoothie”

Adding vegetables to your smoothie boosts the vitamins without extra sugars. Our green goodness protein smoothie contains 27g of plant protein per serving!

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Green Goodness Protein Smoothie
The subtle savoury flavour of spinach makes this delicate vanilla & pear smoothie a favourite of ours. Its all-natural green colour makes us feel just virtuous!
Course Protein Shake
Servings
glass
Ingredients
  • 40 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 250 ml Soya Milk Chilled
  • 1 handful Baby Spinach
  • 1 small Pear Slice, keep the skin
Course Protein Shake
Servings
glass
Ingredients
  • 40 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 250 ml Soya Milk Chilled
  • 1 handful Baby Spinach
  • 1 small Pear Slice, keep the skin
Instructions
  1. Simply whizz all the ingredients together in a blender until well combined and serve.
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Super Green Edamame Spaghetti

March 13th, 2019 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Super Green Edamame Spaghetti”

Coat our edamame spaghetti with this delicious vegan pesto for a super simple, plant packed supper.

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Super Green Edamame Spaghetti
Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Wheat-free. This dish combines high fibre, high protein pasta with a pesto which is rich in heart healthy fats. The nutritional yeast brings a cheese-like flavour and added B vitamins.
Course Main Dish
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 200 g Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 40 g Fresh Basil
  • 25 g Pine Nuts toasted
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 80 g Mixed green vegetables We used asparagus, fine beans and broccoli
Course Main Dish
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 200 g Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 40 g Fresh Basil
  • 25 g Pine Nuts toasted
  • 75 ml olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 80 g Mixed green vegetables We used asparagus, fine beans and broccoli
Instructions
  1. For the pesto, add the basil, pine nuts, nutritional yeast, garlic and olive oil to a food processor and blitz.
  2. Leave to the side while you cook the pasta for 3 minutes in boiling water.
  3. Stir fry the vegetables in a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Drain the pasta, toss in pesto, and serve with the vegetables.
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2 Minute Raspberry Coconut Protein Shake

January 9th, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “2 Minute Raspberry Coconut Protein Shake”

Looking for a low effort health kick? This shake recipe is super simple, and uses store-cupboard ingredients for those busy January mornings.

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Vegan Bolognese

December 26th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Vegan Bolognese”

This Vegan bolognese works perfectly with our Edamame Spaghetti. Delicious for Vegans and non-vegans alike, a dish the whole family will enjoy.

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Vegan Bolognese
Gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, vegetarian, vegan. Each serving is high in plant based protein, fibre and low in saturated fat and salt. One serving contains two of your five a day!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 2 tbsp garlic infused olive oil
  • 2 large carrots finely chopped
  • 3 sticks Celery finely chopped
  • 100 g Mixed exotic mushrooms We used a mix containing oyster and shiitake, but chestnut mushrooms would also work well
  • 2 sprigs Fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 can Green lentils
  • 2 cans Tinned tomatoes Invest in good quality here
  • 1 pack Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 125 ml Red wine
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 2 tbsp garlic infused olive oil
  • 2 large carrots finely chopped
  • 3 sticks Celery finely chopped
  • 100 g Mixed exotic mushrooms We used a mix containing oyster and shiitake, but chestnut mushrooms would also work well
  • 2 sprigs Fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 can Green lentils
  • 2 cans Tinned tomatoes Invest in good quality here
  • 1 pack Liberto Edamame spaghetti
  • 125 ml Red wine
Instructions
  1. In a thick based casserole pan, fry the onion in the olive oil for 5 minutes on a medium heat.
  2. Add the carrots, celery and cook until softened. Add the mushrooms and rosemary for a further 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the red wine and increase the heat until it has cooked away.
  4. Add the tinned tomatoes, green lentils (including water) and another can full of water.
  5. Simmer for 35 minutes.
  6. Cook the Edamame Spaghetti for 3 minutes in boiling water, drain well.
  7. Serve.
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Protein Snow Balls

December 10th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Snow Balls”

These bitesize beauties use only three ingredients and take minutes to prepare.

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Protein Snow Balls
Gluten-free, dairy-free, raw and vegan.
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 50 g Desiccated Coconut and extra for dusting
  • 75 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk The tinned variety
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 50 g Desiccated Coconut and extra for dusting
  • 75 g Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 300 ml Coconut Milk The tinned variety
Instructions
  1. Combine the three ingredients and mix well. Roll into balls. Dip into some reserved coconut milk and roll in desiccated coconut.
Recipe Notes

We think these make the perfect gift, just pop three in a clear gift bag and tie with a ribbon!

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Protein-Powered Mince Pies

December 6th, 2018 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Protein-Powered Mince Pies”

It’s definitely easy to overdo it at the holidays. So why not bake a healthier mince pie?

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Protein-Powered Mince Pies
It’s definitely easy to overdo it at the holidays. So why not bake a healthier mince pie? With the addition of Liberto organic vanilla-flavoured protein shake, this Christmas classic is instantly transformed into a protein-powered treat. Not only is this recipe gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan, it’s also sweetened with natural sweeteners and fruit sugars rather than refined sugar. Many thanks to Instagrammer @monika_heathyliving for sharing with us!
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the pastry:
  • 1 cup ground almond
  • 0.5 cup plain gluten-free flour
  • 0.5 cup ground oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 100 g vegan butter
  • 1-2 tbsp stevia to taste
For the filling:
  • 1 jar gluten free mincemeat we like Meridian's organic, vegan and gluten free mincemeat
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the pastry:
  • 1 cup ground almond
  • 0.5 cup plain gluten-free flour
  • 0.5 cup ground oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 100 g vegan butter
  • 1-2 tbsp stevia to taste
For the filling:
  • 1 jar gluten free mincemeat we like Meridian's organic, vegan and gluten free mincemeat
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200C / 180C fan.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor, adding small amounts of water to get the desired texture.
  3. On a floured surface, evenly roll out the dough until it’s 2-3mm thick.
  4. Cut out 7 discs for the base (using a mug, cookie cutter or glass).
  5. Brush a shallow muffin tin or mince pie tin with a little vegan butter.
  6. Lay each round into a shallow muffin or mince pie tin, adding enough mincemeat to be level with the top of the pastry.
  7. Combine remaining pastry scraps and roll out again until 2-3mm thick, cutting out discs or stars for the lid. Make sure to brush the edges of the lid with water and press to seal.
  8. Bake for 25 min or until the top is golden-brown.
  9. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
Recipe Notes

Check out @monika_healthyliving's amazing Instagram for more inspo here.....

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Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats

November 21st, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats”

Brighten a cold and wintry morning with this indulgent tasting, high fibre, high protein breakfast. Using our Liberto shake boosts the protein content by over 10g!

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Chocolate Cherry Overnight Protein Oats
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 50 g Bob's Red Mill Rolled Oats
  • 2 handfuls Frozen Cherries Defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon Dark chocolate chips
  • 125 ml Soya Milk
  • 20 g Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 level tbsp Cacao
  • 2-3 tsp Honey To taste
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 50 g Bob's Red Mill Rolled Oats
  • 2 handfuls Frozen Cherries Defrosted
  • 1 tablespoon Dark chocolate chips
  • 125 ml Soya Milk
  • 20 g Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 level tbsp Cacao
  • 2-3 tsp Honey To taste
Instructions
  1. Mix the soya milk with the protein shake, cacao & honey, whisk. Combine with the oats. Leave overnight in the fridge.
  2. Add a layer of cherries to your serving dish.
  3. Layer with the chocolate overnight oats.
  4. Continue layering the cherries and oats.
  5. Finish with a sprinkling of chocolate chips.
  6. Enjoy!
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Chestnut Protein Balls

October 13th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chestnut Protein Balls”

These chestnut protein balls make a healthy on-the-go snack with great autumnal flavour. Made with Liberto organic vanilla-flavoured protein shake and chestnut puree, these tasty little treats can be prepped in less than 15 minutes. No baking necessary!

Many thanks to Instagrammer @monika_heathyliving for sharing this recipe with us!

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Chestnut Protein Balls
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 250 g chestnut puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark rum
  • 3-5 tbsp Maple Syrup to taste
  • 2 tbsp water or milk
  • Desiccated Coconut set aside for coating
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 250 g chestnut puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon dark rum
  • 3-5 tbsp Maple Syrup to taste
  • 2 tbsp water or milk
  • Desiccated Coconut set aside for coating
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Shape into small (1- 1 ½ inch) balls.
  3. Roll each ball in dessicated coconut until completely coated.
  4. Refrigerate in an airtight container until use.
Recipe Notes

Check out @monika_healthyliving's amazing Instagram for more inspo here.....

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Plant protein and heart health

July 25th, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition, Healthy Eating 0 thoughts on “Plant protein and heart health”

At Liberto we love to offer great tasting food that is good for our health. We also love to read the most current evidence about how our diet can impact our families’ health for the future.

This recently published study looked at the effects of swapping portions of animal protein for plant protein on heart health.

 

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ProYo Overnight Oats

June 27th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “ProYo Overnight Oats”

If you have little more time, use our ProYo to make overnight oats.

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ProYo Overnight Oats
Course Breakfast
Servings
Person
Ingredients
  • 0.5 Medium Apple grated
  • 3 Medium Dried Apricots sliced
  • 3 tbsp Oats we used Semper Organic Gluten Free Oats
  • 150 g ProYo recipe on our blog - click the link at the top of this page
  • 75 ml Coconut Milk we used KoKo
Course Breakfast
Servings
Person
Ingredients
  • 0.5 Medium Apple grated
  • 3 Medium Dried Apricots sliced
  • 3 tbsp Oats we used Semper Organic Gluten Free Oats
  • 150 g ProYo recipe on our blog - click the link at the top of this page
  • 75 ml Coconut Milk we used KoKo
Instructions
  1. Layer the grated apple, apricot and oats. Add the coconut milk. Leave overnight, in the fridge.
  2. In the morning top with the ProYo and serve.
Recipe Notes

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ProYo

June 27th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “ProYo”

ProYo = protein yogurt!

Super simple, two ingredient, protein boosted breakfast!

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ProYo
Our protein powders work wonders in any plain yogurt. We love CoYo (coconut yogurt) but it is low in protein (only 1.2g/100g). Adding 20g of our protein powder boosts the protein content by a whopping 12g.
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 20 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 150 g CoYo We used coconut collaborative
  • A dash Water
Course Breakfast
Servings
person
Ingredients
  • 20 g Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 150 g CoYo We used coconut collaborative
  • A dash Water
Instructions
  1. Mix the protein powder, yogurt and a dash of water together with a fork. Viola! Best served immediately.
Recipe Notes

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Almond, Vanilla & Coconut Protein Balls

April 29th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Almond, Vanilla & Coconut Protein Balls”

We were inspired by @romylondonuk to make some protein balls of our own. These almond, vanilla & coconut balls are the perfect healthy snack or post workout fuel! Vegan, dairy free, gluten free, plant based, raw – they tick all the boxes!

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Almond, Vanilla & Coconut Protein Balls
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut flour
  • 1 Tbsp Almond & Coconut Butter We used Pip & Nut
  • 1 Tbsp Desiccated Coconut For decoration
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
Servings
Balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut flour
  • 1 Tbsp Almond & Coconut Butter We used Pip & Nut
  • 1 Tbsp Desiccated Coconut For decoration
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients, apart from the desiccated coconut, in a food processor and blitz well.
  2. Roll into 9 balls, and coat in the desiccated coconut.
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Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles

April 29th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles”

We were inspired by @romylondonuk to make some protein balls of our own. These ‘truffles’ are the ultimate raw, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, protein packed, guilt free treat! Enjoy!

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Chocolate Cherry Protein Truffles
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Cherries
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder for dusting
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 Tbsp Almond Flour
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Cherries
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder for dusting
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients, apart from the Cacao powder, in a food processor and blitz well.
  2. Roll into 9 balls, and dust with the cacao powder.
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Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk

April 29th, 2018 Posted by Protein Balls & Bars, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk”

We are so excited that @romylondonuk has used our coconut & lemon protein powder to make her delicious bliss balls! Do check out her super inspiring Insta page for seriously delicious vegan recipes.

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Protein Bliss Balls by @romylondonuk
Photo credit: @romylondonuk
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 tbsp Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Shredded Coconut For decoration
Servings
balls
Ingredients
  • 4 Large Medjool dates Pitted
  • 1/2 Large Lemon Juiced
  • 4 tbsp Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp Liberto Organic Coconut & Lemon Protein Shake
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tbsp Shredded Coconut For decoration
Instructions
  1. Simply blend up all the ingredients, then roll into bitesize balls, wet your fingers, then roll the bliss balls in the desiccated coconut. And you’re done!
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BAOBAB

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Super Additions 0 thoughts on “BAOBAB”

Our Vegan Protein Shakes are super powered by select additional ingredients. In this series of blogs we will go through why we hand selected each addition to boost our shakes! This month, the wonderful Maca & Baobab!

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MACA

April 3rd, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition, Healthy Eating, Super Additions 0 thoughts on “MACA”

Our Vegan Protein Shakes are super powered by select additional ingredients. In this series of blogs we will go through why we hand selected each addition to boost our shakes! This month, the wonderful Maca & Baobab!

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Shake recipe inspiration

December 20th, 2017 Posted by Protein Shakes, Recipes 0 thoughts on “Shake recipe inspiration”

Get some quick recipe inspiration…..!

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Creamy Vegan Avocado & Courgette Edamame Fettuccini

August 28th, 2017 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Creamy Vegan Avocado & Courgette Edamame Fettuccini”

So creamy you won’t believe it’s vegan!
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Super Green Edamame Noodle Salad

August 28th, 2017 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Super Green Edamame Noodle Salad”

Did you know Liberto Edamame Spaghetti also works well as a noodle?
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Vegan Pâté 4 Ways

April 9th, 2017 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Vegan Pâté 4 Ways”

Get some inspiration and try our delicious Vegan Pâté.

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