Do you worry about not getting enough protein eating a mostly plant-based diet?
It’s actually possible to get plenty of protein, and tasty recipes like this one are proof of it. Did you know that peas are a good vegan source of protein? One cup contains 8 grams of protein, which is 17% of your recommended daily intake.
[Keep an eye out for my blog post this Thursday: My Exact Formula for How Much Protein Your Body Needs.]
Today’s recipe is a unique spin on traditional hummus, and I think you’re really going to love it. It whips together in just a few minutes, and tastes delicious with raw cucumber, radishes, celery, peppers, carrots, broccoli, and more.
Give it a try and let me know what you think over on Facebook.
Ingredients [Serves 2]
1 cup (5 oz.) peas or frozen organic peas, defrosted
2 tbsp. tahini
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1/8 tbsp. sea salt (Celtic Grey, Himalayan, or Redmond Real Salt)
Black pepper to taste
Add all ingredients to the food processor or handheld blender and blend until you have a smooth puree.
Serve with raw veggies (radish, celery, red/yellow pepper, cucumber, broccoli etc.) and enjoy!
I go into a lot more detail about protein, eating meat, and how to get enough protein on the alkaline diet in my best-selling book, Get Off Your Acid: 7 Steps in 7 Days to Lose Weight, Fight Inflammation, and Reclaim Your Health and Energy. It’s full of recipes, tips, and ideas to take you from sluggish and in pain to healthy, energetic, and slim.