Archive for February 9th, 2010

I think it’s pretty obvious by now that H and I are not beige vegans.  We eat the rainbow,  painting a new piece of art at each meal.  Not only is it visually gorgeous but the vibrant colors in botanical foods mean that they’re packed with phytonutrients.  Including some fruits and vegetables into your daily diet is not only good for you, you get to savor an artwork of your own making.  Consider taking the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s vegan challenge in March, it just might change your life.


Sunflower Seed and Cinnamon Hash

Sunflower seeds are a great source for vitamin E as well as being a good source for vitamin B1, manganese, magnesium, folate and selenium. 


1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds

1 T flax seed

agave syrup, to taste

lemon zest, to taste

cinnamon, to taste

freshly grated nutmeg, to taste


In a food processor combine sunflower and flax seeds until a meal is formed.  Add in lemon zest and spices.  Pulse until the lemon zest is ground.  Add agave and pulse until the mixture starts to form a ball, pulling off the sides, and is well combined.

Spread on anything you wish from celery stalks to bread.

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