Posts tagged "nutrition"

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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Myth buster: Should men avoid Soya?

January 30th, 2019 Posted by About Beans, Health & Nutrition 0 thoughts on “Myth buster: Should men avoid Soya?”

Our bean pasta is made from Organic Soya beans. We are often asked questions about soya, including whether certain groups need to avoid it.

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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-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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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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Low carb diets and plant based eating

August 31st, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition 0 thoughts on “Low carb diets and plant based eating”

A nutrition study on carbohydrate intake and risk of death has been causing a media stir this week.

 

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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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Try the Portfolio Diet to lower your Cholesterol

July 22nd, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition, Healthy Eating 0 thoughts on “Try the Portfolio Diet to lower your Cholesterol”

Do you have high cholesterol? You might like to try the Portfolio Diet.

 

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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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