Spring has sprung! These three easy plant-based recipes are the perfect first step to eating healthy as summer approaches. Whether it be a picnic in the park, or a socially distanced backyard gathering, these recipes will bring all your friends and family together.
Even better, these plant-based recipes use ingredients that can be grown straight in your AEVA + EVE!
What is Plant-Based Eating?
Plant-based eating prioritizes plants as the main focus of the meal. This includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, oils, and seeds. Plant-based diets differ from vegan diets by avoiding (rather than completely eliminating) animal products.
The Main Benefits of Plant-based Eating
- Gut Health: Improved bowel movements and more regulated bowel habits through increased fibre intake
- Nutrient Absorption: The absorption of nutrients through the immune system increases due to the improved health of your gut
- Sustainability: due to lower usage of natural resources used to produce plants
- Health Benefits: A plant-based diet can help to reduce the risks of heart disease, high blood pressure
So let's check out the recipes below...
4 Leafy Cocktails
Who said plant-based only applied to food? These four cocktail recipes will make drinking with friends fun, refreshing, and healthier than your average drink. All four cocktails incorporate leafy greens like spinach, arugula, and kale into their making to create fresh, green drinks.
This classic appetizer uses organic ingredients to create a fresh snack that is simple and easy to make. Whether you’re a master chef or just a beginner, bruschetta uses basic ingredients for a burst of flavour.
Kale bowls are the plant-based answer for burrito bowls. This quick recipe can be made and ready to serve in under 30 minutes. The best part is that you can put whatever ingredients you want in it!. So, get creative and gather all your favourite leafy greens and vegetables to make this quick and healthy meal.