These athletes boast of decreased recuperation times, greater endurance and performance in the wake of going vegetarian. For the ideal performance of an athlete, a diet that is high on starch, low on fat, moderate protein is suggested. An abundance of animal protein – associated with multiple lifestyle diseases- ought to be avoided.
Well with that said, it’s time to get our kitchen tools out. If you feel like a lost ball in high weeds for running out of new vegan recipe ideas, then you need to try out these new interesting recipes to spice up your diet.
Sweet Potato Pudding
Makes three 1/2-glass servings
- 1/3 glass moved oats
- 1/2 glass fortified soy or rice deplete
- 1 glass cooked sweet potato or yam
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Put all fixings in a blender and mix until smooth.
Makes eight 3-inch burgers
- 1 little onion, sliced
- 1 glass dry short-grain chestnut rice
- 1 glass dry lentils
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 glasses water
- 2 medium celery stalks, finely cut
- 2 little carrots, finely sliced
- 2 teaspoons stone-ground mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- vegetable oil
1. In a medium pan, put onion, rice, lentils, salt, and water.
2. Leave it to simmer slowly for, then cover it with a lid and let it cook for around 50 minutes, or until rice and lentils have retained all the water and have become more tender.
3. To the hot lentil blend, put carrot, garlic, mustard, and celery. Stir the mixture and totally chill it. Make the patties while the blend is still warm. Alternatively, you can leave the blend to cool as it is easier to make patties when it is chilled.
4. Form 3-inch patties with the blend.
5. Lightly coat the skillet with vegetable oil.
6. Cook each side of the patties for around 4 minutes under medium heat until they turn brown.
The super healthy Ginger Pear Smoothie Recipe
The ginger in this smoothie adds a fascinating twist to the flavor. The taste of the ginger blends pleasantly with the pear.
This smoothie is known for its inflammation reduction properties and for this reason it is highly recommended for athletes. This smoothie is not excessively sweet so you can alternatively add natural sweeteners like dates to sweeten it.
Ingredients (for two glasses of smoothies):
- 1 banana
- 1/2 cored pear
- 1.5 mugs water in addition to 1 glass of ice
- 1 Tablespoon of ground flaxseed
- 1 Tablespoon of hemp protein
- 1 Tablespoon of ground ginger
Blend all the ingredients in a together until the mixture becomes smooth.
Homemade energy bars
Homemade vitality bars usually aid in the recovery of your body muscles after endurance training. They can be eaten some time before, during or even after a workout. This formula is simple as well as a refreshing approach to begin your work out.
The “dry” Ingredients:
- 1/2 glass wheat flour
- 2/3 glass oats
- 1 glass Grape Nuts cereal
- 3/4 glass raisins
- 1 glass shredded coconut
- 1/3 glass chopped unsalted almonds
- 1/3 glass chopped unsalted cashews
- 1 tablespoon of a freshly ground cinnamon stick
The “wet” ingredients:
- 2 tablespoons of flax seed
- 1/4 warm glass water
- 1/2 glasses cooked Great Northern Beans
- 10 dates, seedless and sliced (around 1 glass)
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla essence
- 2 tablespoon of nectar
- 1 tablespoon of canola oil
1/2 container fruit purée preferably apple sauce; by cooking three diced apples for around 30 minutes with one glass of water, 2 tablespoons of pomegranate molasses and 1 tablespoon of maple syrup.
Preheat the stove to 350 degrees.
If you choose in the first place dry beans, then you have to splash it overnight, then stew it until it diminishes or rather gets to be distinctly delicate. If you choose canned beans, then flush them well with water to dispose of the saltiness then slice them into little pieces.
Granulate the flax seed and blend it with the water then put aside to thicken.
Put the dry ingredients together first and blend well. Include the wet fixings and blend until uniformly mixed. Press into a lubed 9×13 saucepan or pan. Bake it for a sum of 20-25 minutes, rotating the pan at short intervals if time.
Cool totally, then cut into 24 bars. If the bars are too hard, leave them unwrapped for a while and if the bars are milder put them in a cool dry and impermeable place. Toast cut bars in the toaster stove for a crispy outside.
For a better health
With the recipes above, you now have some new amazing plant based dishes to try out. Also worth noting, veggie lovers are in better health, with less risk for heart complications and weight problems like obesity.
If we all got to eat one less serving of animal protein like meat, then we wouldn’t have to deal with so many chronic illnesses as the overall public health would get better.
Sharon Lawrence is a longtime vegan, red wine advocate and health ambassador. Member of a team of freelance writers from New York publishing recipes for the Secrets of Vegan Baking blog and product reviews for Consumerion site.