Massive thank-you to Julie and the team over at @soomfoods for sending me this sampler pack of their products to try. I'm a huge fan of tahini, and after hearing tons of good reviews about this (vegan, dairy-free, peanut-free) brand, I decided to give it a try. And WOW, am I glad I did! The sesame tahini was so flavorful and tasted delicious on top of my pita bread. But since I have a huge sweet tooth, I was looking forward to digging into my the chocolate sesame spread. The verdict? It was perfect! Sweet but not overly sweet - the perfect blend of chocolate and sesame. Overall, I'm very impressed with these @soomfoods products and will definitely be buying them again. Do yourself a favor and buy a few jars of these products if you haven't tried them before. (You can also find them on Amazon!) #soomtahini#soom#tahini#foodreview#rdeats#healthy#whatanRDeats#foodstagram#eeeeeats#foodgawker#foodblogger
I make these for seven meals: #turmeric roasted #cauliflower and #carrots , half 🥑dipped in poppy seeds, tamari roasted #beets , marinated #tofu and #tempeh , my homemade refried slow-cooked black #beans with chilis from NM, all atop #blackrice and #kale from the garden. Drizzle #tahini dressing atop and that's it. #vegan goodness. It seems like a lot and people ask why I have so much time for my meals. I don't. It takes me less time to do it all in a couple of hours for the week than going from the office to a restaurant everyday!
These delicious lemon mousses are smooth, creamy - and vegan! The recipe - which originates from Austria - uses coconut cream and tahini in place of dairy, making the mousses light, whipped, and full of flavour.
Find this recipe and much more in Vegan: The Cookbook by @jeanchristianjury, available now at phaidon.com/vegan
Stir fried veggies, @gardein meatless beef pieces, and leftover rice from my dinner out yesterday w/ tahini drizzle, tamari, and sesame seeds. This is the second Gardein product I've tried; the meatless meatballs are still my favorite. (I usually use brown rice, but the sautéed spinach I ordered out last night came with this mountain of white rice and I don't waste.)
Soooo after going through containers of baba ghanoush from the local middle eastern markets faster than we'd like to admit to, we decided to make our own and save some money. Yeah, it's a little more work, but it's not hard, and I'm VERY happy with the recipe I followed (yes, ME, following a recipe!). I've made baba ghanoush before, but was never that happy with how it turned out, thus the attraction of the local markets. So, if you're in the mood for some 'noush, give this a try!
Also, swipe to check out my little taste tester investing the photo op occurring on her table. 😍
Homemade sauce. I've never been a fan of measurements, but I will list the ingredients.😅 -2 garlic cloves minced
-loads of tahini sauce
-1 lime juiced
-maple syrup (agave, sugar, something sweet of choice)
-splash or rice milk (for desired thickness)
-scoop of wowbutter (pb, nutbutter)
-cayenne spice (anything spicy)
#tahini - you either love it or ... Not (I wouldn't say you hate it). I must say while I was feeding myself as most of the western population (high carbs, low fat) I disliked the taste of tahini. One and only food I was able to tolerate it in was #lagana - fasting bread in Greece. I didn't like to eat #halvas . I was just not "getting" the right taste of it - it was like eating cement powder with an oily and stiff aftertaste. 😱😱😱. .... Today our family can't go without tahini not even one single day! Since keto - me and my husband eat it in spoons as "other people" would eat Nutella and our son loves the #keto#tahini#mousse (on the pic) and he eats tahini as spread on his protein bread! Miracle! ... But I have learned that cutting out of our diet the sugars, starches and some more - our taste buds renewed. We experience clearer taste of even simple things as butter or - tahini 😋. I buy tahini in local super market - 900 gr for 4,55 eur - natural, but what makes me angry is - that most shops here started offering a wide range of tahini with flavors - honey, orange, cocoa etc (of course added sugar - must read the labels😖😖😖). One day I went to 4 different shops and nobody had a natural - no flavor, no sugar added - tahini!!! I was really really angry!😡😡😡 I was thinking - why do they need to add sugar to such a fantastic healing product?! ... I will just mention few facts - why we love sesame paste - aka tahini: 💎 can help balance hormones (especially in menopause - ok this one is about women) 💎 helps regulate blood pressure 💎 amazing source of vitamins and minerals - magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, thiamine, calcium (will be absorbed the whole amount of it - no waste) 💎 healthy fats and amino acids - 55% oil and 20% protein making tahini a higher protein food than most other seeds or nuts 💎 helps improve skin health 💎 boosts nutrient absorption .................... 1 Tbspn of tahini contains: 🚩2.5 gr protein 🚩1.7 gr net carbs 🚩8 gr fat #love#tahini#greekfood#greece#greece 🇬🇷 #keto#keto fan #ketofoods#ketodiet#lowcarb#lowcarbdiet#lchf .... Read more on https://draxe.com/tahini/