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Gourmet Bites With Creamy Kale

Gourmet Bites With Creamy Kale
  • Yield: 8 "towers" 1x
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Ingredients

For the kale spread:

  • ½ cup kale leaves
  • 4 olives
  • 5 Tbsp. raw nuts of your choice (no peanuts)
  • 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. non-dairy milk (hemp, almond, rice, soy)
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ Tbsp. tamari
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • Pinch black pepper

For the towers:

  • 2 organic Roma tomatoes
  • 1 organic zucchini
  • ½ tsp. organic garlic powder
  • 2025 organic basil leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. black sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium tamari

Instructions

  1. Blend all the spread ingredients in a food processor and put aside.
  2. Thinly slice the tomatoes and zucchini using either a mandolin or a sharp knife.
  3. Place about 8 zucchini slices on a flat tray or serving dish, add a couple of drops of tamari, and add a tomato slice on top of each zucchini slice. 
  4. Next, sprinkle garlic powder, some kale spread, and then a basil leaf on top of each tomato slice.  Repeat the process a few more times and top each tower with some more kale spread and sprinkle with black sesame seeds.
  5. Eat raw or bake for 15 min at 400°F.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 8

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Recipe Type:
Naked! Low fat, Whole Food, Plant-based, Vegan, Organic, Sustainable.

Approved for:
Diabetes, Cancer, Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, Weigh Loss, Athletics, Optimum Health.

Free of:
Animals, Eggs, Dairy & Lactose, Sugar, Salt, Oil, Peanuts, Gluten, Wheat, GMOs, Alcohol, Chemicals, Colorants Additives.

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