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Zucchini Based Vegan Pizza By Rochelle Livingstone

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Zucchini is a great source of manganese and vitamin C and contains the best kind of dietary fiber.

INGREDIENTS

3 zucchinis finely grated

2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast flakes

1 flax egg (1 Tbsp ground flaxseed and 3 Tbsp water - allow to swell for 15mins)

1/2 tsp dried basil (or herbs of choice, i used basil, oregano and chilli flakes

1/2 tsp garlic powder

METHOD

1/4 cup almond meal

Preheat oven to 200C

Sprinkle some salt on the zucchini and let it rest in a sieve for 15mins to draw out some water.

Place in a clean tea towel and squeeze out all the liquid

Place in a bowl and mix through the remaining ingredients

Turn out onto a tray lined with baking paper and spray with coconut oil

Form into desired shape about 1/2 cm thick

Cook for 15 - 20 mins until lightly browned- tip - flip it halfway through to ensure it crisps and cooks evenly all the way through

Add toppings and put back in the oven for 10mins.

Vegan Almond Cheese spread

(Makes approx 2 cups)

INGREDIENTS

200g raw almonds

2 tsp crushed garlic

1 - 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast flakes (to your taste)

1/3 cup lemon juice (approx 1 large lemon)

Grated rind of 1/2 a lemon

2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tsp pink Himalayan salt

1/3 cup cold water

METHOD

Blend in a high speed blender until nice and smooth

Add required water to consistency. It firms up more in the fridge too.

ENJOY!

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