Quick and Easy Sunday Recipes for the (Sustainable) Adult: A Seed & Sprout Guide

We’ve all been there, it’s Sunday morning and the overwhelm of the weekly shop + prep + cook looms. Don't worry! We've got a list of easy to make recipes by the Seed & Sprout team to help make the day run by smoother. And for bonus tips, scroll down to see our handy little guide! 

We hope you have your Silicone Baking Mats ready because it's time to cook!  Let's do this thing!


Make any of these ahead or plan to make extra for dinner and use your leftovers for lunches!

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Sophie's Sweet Potato Toast

Ingredients:

Sweet potato

Avocado

Sun dried tomato

Sprouts

Vegan feta/cashew cheese

Seeds and crushed nuts

 

Method:

Slice sweet potato longways roughly 1cm thick and toast like bread (usually needs a few presses in the toaster).

Top with smashed avo, sun dried tomato, vegan feta (or cashew cheese) and sprouts.

Top with seeds and crushed nuts for a bit of crunch if I have them (cucumbers also work).

 

Hot Tip: Use your Food Huggers to save leftover avocado.

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Audrey's NYC Salad

Ingredients:

Kale

Almonds (or preferred nut)

Apple (pink lady works well)

Sweet potato

Quinoa or whole grain rice

Optional: slice of bread

 

Dressing ingredients:

Balsamic vinegar

Olive oil

Salt

Pepper

Honey Dijon mustard

 

Method:

Cut sweet potato into cubes, cover with salt, pepper and olive oil and roast in oven at 225 degrees for about 25 minutes.

Boil water and add Quinoa or whole grain rice, cook.

Finely chop a bunch of kale, nobody likes chunky pieces of kale!

Chop almonds into small bits.

Chop 1 apple into thin slices.

To create dressing: Mix balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, pepper and a spoonful of honey dijon mustard. Quantities to taste preference.

Optional: slice of sourdough bread.

Add all elements together in amounts of your preference.

 

Hot Tip: Divide into bowls for lunches and use our Silicone Stretch Lids to cover.

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Lisa's Roast Veggie Salad 

Ingredients:

Beetroot

Butternut squash

Brussel sprouts

Red onion

Tinned chickpeas

Kale

Olives

Capers

Sun dried tomato

 

Dressing ingredients:

Olive oil

Apple cider vinegar

Dijon mustard

Lemon

Garlic

 

Method:

Cut beetroot, squash, brussels sprouts and onion, drizzle with olive oil and seasoning and roast in oven.

Cut up all other salad ingredients. Mix together.

 

Hot Tip: Pre-prep day before and then super easy to chuck it all together in an Eco Food Jar in the morning!

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Saci's Greens, Salad + Seeds

Ingredients:

Baby cos lettuce

Cherry tomatoes

Baby spinach

Red onion

Avocado

Broccoli

Kale

Cauliflower

Seeds

 

Dressing ingredients:

Hemp oil

Apple cider vinegar

Balsamic vinegar

Mustard seeds

Crushed garlic

Lemon

 

Method: 

Steam broccoli, cauliflower and kale.

Cut up all other fresh salad ingredients and mix together.

Roast seeds and sprinkle on top, then dress! 

 

Hot Tip: Make a large batch of the dressing and store in a Pantry Jar in the fridge!

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Ana’s Roast Veggie & Quinoa Salad 

Ingredients:

Sweet potato

Beetroot

Carrot

Garlic

Onion

Lemon

Favourite herbs and spices

Quinoa

Your choice of stock

Baby spinach

Herb yoghurt:

Greek yoghurt

Mint

Parsley

 

Method:

Roast sweet potato, beetroot, carrot, garlic & onions in olive oil & lemon zest with favourite herbs & spices (my picks are turmeric, paprika, sea salt, black pepper & fresh thyme).

Cook quinoa in lightly salted water or veggie stock.

Toss all ingredients together with some lemon juice, fresh baby spinach a drizzle of herb yoghurt.

Herb yoghurt:

To make the herb yoghurt dressing combine Greek or natural yoghurt with lemon juice, olive oil, salt & pepper and fresh herbs from the garden (my favs are mint and parsley).

 

Hot tip: Keep the baby spinach & yoghurt separate in your Stacker or Sandwich Box if you’re going to warm it up.

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Laura's 'Empty the Fridge' Vegetable Soup:

Ingredients:

Olive Oil

Garlic Cloves

Onion

Pasta

Beans

Veggie Stock Cubes

Fresh or dried herbs to garnish

Salt & Pepper

(Then whatever vegetables you have on hand, I usually add: Carrots, Celery, Zucchini, Cabbage)

Pasta or beans

3L Boiling Water 

3 x Veggie Stock Cubes

Fresh or dried herbs, to taste

Salt & Pepper

 

Method:

Add olive oil to a large pot, add garlic and onion with carrot and saute. Add harder veggies first and then gradually add the rest. 

Add stock cubes and boiling water then add any pasta or beans. Cook for about 20 minutes.

Serve with hot crusty bread, fresh herbs, olive oil, salt & pepper.

Divide into portions.

Recipe alternative: for a tomato based veggie soup add 1 large jar of passata and some tomato paste.

 

Hot tip: Freeze some in your Silicone Pouches.

 

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BONUS GUIDE: 

Still feeling a little overwhelmed? We hope this Seed & Sprout guide will give you the extra hand that you need! Close your eyes, count to 3 and then read our guide. You've got this!

Sustainable Shopping:
Pack your Farmers Market Set and head to the shops ready to take the fruit and veg aisles by storm. Plastic be gone! You have everything you need to shop like the boss that you are.


Storing & Organising:
After filling your produce bags at the shops, tip your foods into your lovely Pantry Jars! Then, store your large bunches of greens, fresh or frozen fruit, or chopped salad ingredients in reusable leakproof Silicone Fresh Food Pouches! Creating an organised fridge and pantry (sans plastic, of course!) is setting yourself up for success in the kitchen. #pantrygoals


Prepping & Cooking:
Plastic-free food prep is a breeze with your food savers and cooking tools to keep all of the ingredients fresh and ready to roll. 


Divide & Conquer:
Preparation is key! Once you’ve got the cooking out of the way, up your lunch game or pack a mean picnic with the best eco lunchboxes, food containers, bags and utensils!


Make cleaning fun again:
Who knew cleaning could look this classy?! You know your Dish Bar paired with the Eco Brush Set make the perfect grime fighting team! Simple, sleek and so easy to use!


Done! Now treat yo’self!
Pour yourself a glass of wine and make time for self care! Because, hunny, you deserve it! Give yourself a big warm stylish eco-hug with the Care Package.

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