Posts tagged "plant based"

Plant-based Buddha Bowl

April 28th, 2019 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Plant-based Buddha Bowl”

This Buddha bowl was inspired by the planetary health diet. Liberto Edamame Fettuccine makes the perfect base, ready to be adorned with other plant goodies of your choice!

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Plant-based Buddha Bowl
Course Main Dish
Servings
Person
Ingredients
  • 100 g Liberto Edamame Fettuccine cooked, cooled and dressed with mustard dressing
  • 1 large handful Salad greens
  • 2 tbsp Hummus Topped with sprouted beans
  • 6 Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 handful Shredded cabbage
  • 50 g Vegan cheese, cubed We used coconut cheese
  • 50 g Roasted Butternut squash Cut into cubes
  • 75 g Mixed wholegrains or legumes We used a mix of chickpeas, spelt and bulgur wheat
Course Main Dish
Servings
Person
Ingredients
  • 100 g Liberto Edamame Fettuccine cooked, cooled and dressed with mustard dressing
  • 1 large handful Salad greens
  • 2 tbsp Hummus Topped with sprouted beans
  • 6 Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 handful Shredded cabbage
  • 50 g Vegan cheese, cubed We used coconut cheese
  • 50 g Roasted Butternut squash Cut into cubes
  • 75 g Mixed wholegrains or legumes We used a mix of chickpeas, spelt and bulgur wheat
Instructions
  1. Simply add the ingredients to a large bowl of your choice! Feel free to substitute for your favourites or any leftovers in your fridge.
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Hot Topic: The Planetary Health Diet

April 28th, 2019 Posted by Health & Nutrition 0 thoughts on “Hot Topic: The Planetary Health Diet”

What is the Planetary Health Diet?

This revolutionary diet approach is developed by leading nutritional and environmental scientists. It is based on their comprehensive review of the current evidence in order to meet healthy diet recommendations while being environmentally sustainable.

 

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Black Forest Protein Cheesecake

March 15th, 2019 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Black Forest Protein Cheesecake”

Boost your dessert with plant protein. So rich and velvety, you might not believe it’s vegan (it is we promise!)

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Black Forest Protein Cheesecake
Vegan, Gluten-free, Wheat-free, Dairy-free. Sooo delicious!
Course Dessert
Servings
cheesecake
Ingredients
  • 2 medium Gluten Free Digestive Biscuits crushed
  • 2 tsp Dairy Free Spread melted
  • 3 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Almond Milk Cheese we used Nush
  • 1 tbsp Coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 0.5 tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 tbsp Cherry compote we used Bon Maman
  • Cherries to decorate
Course Dessert
Servings
cheesecake
Ingredients
  • 2 medium Gluten Free Digestive Biscuits crushed
  • 2 tsp Dairy Free Spread melted
  • 3 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp Almond Milk Cheese we used Nush
  • 1 tbsp Coconut cream
  • 1 tbsp Liberto Dark Chocolate Protein Shake with Sour Cherry Flavouring
  • 0.5 tbsp Cocoa
  • 2 tbsp Cherry compote we used Bon Maman
  • Cherries to decorate
Instructions
For the base
  1. Combine the crushed biscuits, melted butter and 1 tsp maple syrup. Press into the bottom of a single serving glass.
For the topping
  1. Combine the coconut cream, almond milk cheese, cocoa, 2 tsp maple syrup and protein powder. Spoon on top of the biscuit base gently, refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. To serve top with a layer of cherry compote and a fresh cherry.
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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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Insta-inspiration

January 28th, 2019 Posted by News & Updates 0 thoughts on “Insta-inspiration”

We love getting new recipe inspiration from Instagram. Here are a selection of our favourite Liberto-loving Instagrammers.

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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 Spiced Almond Hot Chocolate

December 10th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “Protein Spiced Almond Hot Chocolate”

Warm up those winter days with a festive spiced, high-protein hot chocolate.

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Protein Spiced Hot Chocolate
Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Vegan.
Servings
Mug
Ingredients
  • 250 ml Almond Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder
  • 2 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 0.5 Tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 Tsp Almond Butter
Servings
Mug
Ingredients
  • 250 ml Almond Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Liberto Organic Vanilla Flavoured Protein Shake
  • 1 Tbsp Cacao powder
  • 2 Tsp Maple Syrup
  • 0.5 Tsp Mixed Spice
  • 1 Tsp Almond Butter
Instructions
  1. Gently heat the milk on the hob. Add the other ingredients and combine well using a whisk.
Recipe Notes

To make this extra indulgent add a spoon of coconut cream or a square of dark chocolate. Or both!

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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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High Protein, Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

September 30th, 2018 Posted by Recipes 0 thoughts on “High Protein, Raw Vegan Carrot Cake”

Protein powder isn’t just for shakes! It’s for cakes too! Instagrammer @monika_healthyliving has created a healthy, modern recipe for a well-loved classic.

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High Protein, Raw Vegan Carrot Cake
Protein powder isn’t just for shakes! It’s for cakes too! Instagrammer @monika_healthyliving has created a healthy, modern recipe for a well-loved classic. This high-protein, raw vegan carrot cake is made with Liberto vanilla protein powder. Not only does it add to the flavour, it also helps to keep you fuller for longer. What’s not to love?
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the cake:
  • 2 Large carrots
  • 0.5 cup dried coconut
  • 0.5 cup ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1-2 tsp stevia
  • 0.5 cup raisins optional
  • 0.5 cup pecans
  • 3 tbsp Liberto vanilla protein powder
For the frosting:
  • 2 cups soaked cashews
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • Water if needed
Course Dessert
Servings
Ingredients
For the cake:
  • 2 Large carrots
  • 0.5 cup dried coconut
  • 0.5 cup ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 0.25 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1-2 tsp stevia
  • 0.5 cup raisins optional
  • 0.5 cup pecans
  • 3 tbsp Liberto vanilla protein powder
For the frosting:
  • 2 cups soaked cashews
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • Water if needed
Instructions
  1. For the cake: Pulse all the ingredients together in a food processor until blended. Press blended mix into a cake pan.
  2. For the frosting: Pulse all the ingredients together in a food processor until blended. Add water for desired consistency.
  3. Top with frosting before serving.
Recipe Notes

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

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Try the Portfolio Diet to lower your Cholesterol

July 22nd, 2018 Posted by Health & Nutrition 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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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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Packed with Pea Protein!

November 29th, 2017 Posted by Health & Nutrition, News & Updates 0 thoughts on “Packed with Pea Protein!”

Our new range of vegan protein shakes are made using pea protein.

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Plant based eating is one of the top lifestyle choices to reduce your carbon footprint

September 23rd, 2017 Posted by Health & Nutrition 0 thoughts on “Plant based eating is one of the top lifestyle choices to reduce your carbon footprint”

We know that plant based eating is healthy, however did you know it is also good for the environment?

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Liberto @ the Allergy & Free-From Show London 2017

July 11th, 2017 Posted by News & Updates 0 thoughts on “Liberto @ the Allergy & Free-From Show London 2017”

We had a great time at our first ever Allergy & Free-From Show in London last weekend!

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