There are often times when hunger strikes, and I haven’t got a perfect and nutritionally balanced protein ball – shocking, I know.
Out of convenience, I came up with these go-to recipes. They require minimal cooking, are cheap to make and rich in all the good stuff.
Artichoke Heart Vinaigrette
1 jar/tin artichoke hearts, drained and rinsed
Fresh or dried parsely
Squeeze of lemon
Really healthy, quick and easy to prepare and will top up your energy levels just enough until dinner.
1 heaped tbsp miso paste
Dried seaweed (nori, wakame, kelp all do well)
Feel free to add tofu, leafy vegetables, mushrooms etc to make it more substantial
TIP – Pret serves takeaway miso soup, and itsu sell miso paste sachets to add to hot water. Ideal when you need a little oomph when out and about.
4 tbsp coconut oil
2 tbsp cacao
Honey/Coconut Nectar to taste – personally I like it without.
Whizz in a food processor or in a bowl et voila.
TIP – Also great for offering guests after a meal, using a 2:1 ratio of coconut oil to cacao powder.
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