01
Aug
2019

Aloo Masala and Vanilla Almond Hot Chocolate - Low Fibre

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This month's new recipes include a warming winter dish and drink

Aloo Masala – spiced winter warmer, potatoes contain vitamin C and are a great source of potassium


High fibre (makes 4 serves) 2-3 grams of fibre per serve. *Vegetarian, Vegan  (click here to view the high fibre recipe alternative)


Ingredients

4 large carrots peeled chopped into chunks

500 grams large white peeled potato chopped into chunks

100 grams of baby spinach

¼ cup of smooth cashew butter

1 teaspoon of powdered garlic

1 bunch of coriander leaves stalks removed washed and roughly finely

1 lemon cut into eight pieces (deseeded)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons garam masala

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 cup of vegetable stock

2 tablespoons of *raisins (can use ½ peeled apple chopped into small pieces for ostomates)

Salt and pepper grind to taste

Olive oil to cook with

Method

In a large heavy bottomed pan heat the olive oil and add onion and garlic sauté for one minute. Add the potatoes, carrot, garam masala and cumin and stir for 2-3 minutes until you can smell the spices. Add some salt and pepper and stir. Add stock, brown sugar, raisins (or apple chunks) and simmer for 10 – 12 minutes until potatoes are soft. Add cashew nut butter and blend through, baby spinach and coriander, cook for another two to three minutes.

Remove from the stove and squeeze half of the fresh lemon into the stew.  Serve with basmati rice and the other slices of lemon

*may not be suitable for ostomates

 


Vanilla almond hot chocolate – velvet smooth winter drink


High fibre (makes 2 serves), 1 gram of fibre per serve. *Vegetarian, Vegan (click here to view the high fibre recipe alternative


Ingredients

600 mls vanilla almond milk

30 grams of full fat coconut cream

60 grams of dark chocolate make a few shavings for decoration and finely chop the rest

1 teaspoon cocoa

Stevia to sweeten

Method

Add vanilla almond milk into a pan and heat to a medium heat stirring to blend well

Add chopped chocolate, cocoa powder and stevia to taste

When blended well pour into a pre heated cup and top with coconut cream and chocolate shavings