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Ditch The Carbs Sushi

January 20, 2020

Whether you’re doing Veganuary or Meatless Mondays or just want to try out sushi without the fish or the carbs, this is the recipe for you. You’ll be surprised what an amazing substitute cauliflower can be for rice – and how tasty zero-carb sushi can be!

INGREDIENTS
4 Nori sheets
Vegetable slices of your choice **see notes
2 Cups of cauliflower rice
1/2 Cup of pre-soaked sunflower seeds *see notes
1 Tablespoon of Hulled Tahini paste
1 Tablespoon of Liquid amino’s
1 Tablespoon of Fresh herbs

INSTRUCTIONS
Chop your cauliflower and ad these and pre-soaked sunflower seeds* in the food
processor until it reaches a rice consistency.

Now you can start by mixing the rice base and roll:

  • Add all the ingredients into the rice sunflower seed mix until evenly mixed.
  • Place one nori sheet on a bamboo roller.
  • Top about half of it with a thin layer of the cauliflower rice mix.
  • Top this with thin slivers of the ** bell pepper, avocado slices, carrot slivers, green onion slivers (optional), and some of the fresh herbs.
  • Use the bamboo roller to roll the nori, using your fingers to press down on the nori sheet as it rolls up.
  • Roll it tightly to the end.

NOTES: *Soaking the sunflower seeds for around 6-8 hours, prior.

Slice the roll into 5 – 6 equally sized bites.
Serve the sushi bites with the sauce.
Optional to make Tahini dipping sauce (see below)

Tahini Dipping Sauce
• ¼ Cup of Tahini hulled butter
• 1 Tablespoon of smooth runny sunflower seed or macadamia nut butter
• 1 Teaspoon of yacon syrup
• 2 Teaspoons of Liquid amino’s or coconut amino’s
• 1 Teaspoon of Sesame seeds
• 1 Tablespoon of Lemon juice

Charissa Areington

Charissa Areington, a Health and Wellness Coach, I am committed to supporting others in achieving their own unique potential, through finding their path to their health. This is based on their own bio-individuality. We all have our own unique ways on how to achieve a healthier, vibrant, active lifestyle. My unique approach to wellness coaching is not only looking at the fitness aspect but also the nutritional viewpoint on and off the plate, it’s the support you will get along with healthy tips and inspiration that will allow you to connect with what works for you. I love to inspire others whether being fitness or healthy living, educating and supporting clients in achieving their health goals, through simple easy accessible, lifestyle adjustments, this is key for me. Many of my recipes are naturally vegan, gluten-free, paleo or low carb, with no added refined sugars. I aim towards finding healthier alternatives when it comes to food choices with a positive benefit of crowding out those inflammatory causing foods. As a personal health guide, I aim to inspire a healthier lifestyle through good choices when it comes to finding alternatives to more wholesome foods, my recipes create an overall concept of clean eating in a unique way, adding more whole foods and superfoods into your lifestyle will naturally crowd out those high sugar, processed foods that our bodies don’t need. My aim is to share healthy alternatives and how to simply add these into your lifestyle in your own unique way, its finding what works for you. My experience in the health and wellness side started years ago, I have always been passionate about living an active healthy lifestyle, hence why I feel the need to share with others, health can be accessible, easy & convenient, it’s just finding what works for you.

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