Tell people that you are vegan and they assume that you are super healthy, existing on a diet of mung beans, sprouts and kale...
However, it's easy to eat just as badly following a vegan diet as that of your average westerner - think fast food, takeaways, ready meals, snacks with a 2 year shelf life... this is mostly because of the intention behind the decision to eat this way. Many people choose to follow a vegan diet for economic and ethical reasons (to save the planet or...
1 tin black beans
250g cooked brown rice (use a pack of pre-cooked rice as a shortcut)
half onion finely chopped
1 tbsp flour (any kind, I use brown rice flour)
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp garlic powder
half tsp salt
Fresh chopped herbs like Coriander/Parsley (optional)
Fresh chopped Chilli (optional, if you like it spicy)
In a food processor add the rice, onion, flour and spices and blitz until fairly smooth.
Add optional herbs and drained black beans,...