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Asian cucumber salad

October 25, 2015
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Recipe – Asian Cucumber Salad

Ingredients
2 baby cucumbers cut in halves and remove seeds (optional but it will be more watery with seeds)
1 cm fresh gingers thinly cut
1 tablespoon Honey (if vegan use agave sirup or brown rice sirup)
4 tablespoon Brown Rice Vinegar
2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
1 tablespoon of Black Toasted Sesame Seeds
Handful of raw peanuts

Preparation
In a bowl whisk together honey, rice vinegar, soy sauce and sesame oil. Taste for seasoning.
Then add ginger and cucumbers to the bowel. Fold in the toasted sesames and allow salad to sit for 30 minutes or overnight
Top with crushed peanuts (optional) and serve!

Featured Side Snack

My basic hummus

October 25, 2015
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Recipe – My basic hummus

(serves 2-4)

Ingredients
400 grams chickpeas (soak overnight and cook until tender)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup water
3 clove garlic
1 tbsp tahini paste
2 tbsp brown rice vinegar
2 tbsp cumin
Salt to season

Preparation
Add everything to a food-processor and run until smoothly pureed, then season with salt. Garnish with sichuan chili oil and pea sprouts (or use the the sprout you prefer)

Tip!

Hummus is great as a snack for toddlers. We serve it with cucumber sticks, snap peas, peppers and zucchini all cut in sticks. Will add carrots and celery later on as well but for my 17 months it’s still to difficult to chew.

If your baby or child has a sesame allergy you can leave out the tahini paste or substitute it with almond butter if there is no nut allergies.