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Superfast & Healthy Tuna Edamame Salad

Ingredients
  • 1 cup frozen shelled organic edamame, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 can tuna, water packed, drained
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup bottled, light dairy-free vinaigrette
  • Pita bread, whole grain crackers (optionally gluten-free) or lettuce leaves, for serving
Instructions
  1. Place the edamame, tomatoes, carrots, tuna, raisins and onion in a medium bowl and stir to mix things up.
  2. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until combined.
  3. Serve with pita bread halves, whole grain crackers and/or lettuce leaves.

(Source: http://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/healthy-tuna-edamame-salad)

Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients

  • 400 g mixed rice, such as Camargue, wild and long-grain
  • 150 g mixed nuts
  • ½ a bunch of fresh basil
  • ½ a bunch of fresh mint
  • 75 g dried apricots
  • extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Cook the rice according to the packet instructions until tender. Drain, then allow to cool.
  2. Roughly chop the mixed nuts, pick and roughly chop the basil and mint leaves, then roughly chop the apricots.
  3. Combine with the rice, season with sea salt and black pepper, then drizzle with oil. Serve with grilled meat or fish.

(Source: http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/rice-recipes/wild-rice-salad/)

Quick and Easy Lamington Jars

raspberry layer

  • 1/2 cup raspberries*
  • 1 heaped tablespoon 100% raspberry fruit spread**

vanilla layer

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon concentrated natural vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds

chocolate layer

  • 1 tablespoon cacao or cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablepoon coconut oil, liquid
  1. Place the ingredients for the raspberry layer into a bowl and gently heat. Remove from the heat and mix to combine. Set Aside.
  2. Place the ingredients for the vanilla layer into a bowl in the order listed and mix with a fork or whisk until it is well combined.
  3. Place the ingredients for the chocolate layer into a bowl and mix until mixture is smooth and well combined.
  4. Layer the three components into your jar or jars and place in the fridge for anything from 5 minutes to 48 hours.
  5. Eat and enjoy.

*frozen is fine.

(Source: https://wholefoodsimply.com/quick-and-easy-lamington-jars/)