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Recipes

Savoury Protein Bites

By Louise Van Blyderveen, CNP

Ingredients:

  • 1 scoop Genuine Health fermented vegan proteins+ unflavored
  • 1 cup short grain brown rice
  • ¼ cup toasted amaranth
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp minced chives
  • 2 tbsp minced sage
  • 1 tbsp tamari
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sea salt

 

Garnish:

  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp paprika

 

Directions:

  1. In small saucepan combine short grain brown rice with water 2 cups water, bring to boil and simmer until soft and sticky. Place in large mixing bowl and let cool.
  2. Heat ½ tsp of coconut oil in frying pan on high heat and add ¼ cup amaranth. Toast until golden brown and they begin to pop (used lid to grains from popping out). Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Add dry ingredients to chilled rice in large mixing bowl and combine well.
  4. Add in wet ingredients: tahini and tamari, and massage into rice mixture until sticky dough forms. Roll into small bite sized pieces.
  5. To garnish mix 1 tbsp black sesame seeds, 1 tbsp white sesame seeds and 1 tsp paprika in small bowl and dust each bite.

Makes approximately 2 dozen bites.

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