Versatile Vego Quinoa Beetroot Falafels

Written by Bridget on . Posted in Ravishing Recipes

As I’ve been featuring so many MEAT MEALS, I thought it kind and caring to share something a little less cave-man style and a little more plant-based for all my veggie-loving fans out there 🙂

It’s FUN to experiment with Vegetarian meals and to get a sense of what works best for you, your body, your budget, your lifestyle, your values, your family preferences, so on and so forth! As you offer your body different options, and listen for the feedback, you really get a CLEAR sense and KNOWING of what is good/right for you and what doesn’t serve you so well!

It’s all about experimentation, creation, playing, having fun and MOST of all, LISTENING to the very wise and intelligent feedback your very own body will give you.

When we let go of fear and learn to embrace Intuitive Eating, we really become FREE and we can take comfort in knowing that we are ALWAYS feeding our body EXACTLY what it needs!

With that said, here is a special feature recipe from one of my most favourite and colourful Instagrammers- Whole_food_nutritionista ! 🙂

Toni is a gorgeously glorified vegan and an impeccable artist when it comes to her food! Scrolling through her feed will have you salivating and INSPIRED in no time at all! 🙂

Enjoy this delicious creation and feel free to share with anyone who you think may love it too! 🙂

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Versatile Vego Quinoa Beetroot Falafels

These babies ARE so versatile and if you take a look at Toni’s Instagram Feed you’ll see that she uses them in a variety of ways, from ingredients in a delishimo Buddha Bowl to features on a Turmeric Cauliflower Crust Pizza to straight from the fridge as a quick n delicious snack! Quite literally your only limitation with these health balls is your IMAGINATION 🙂

So go crazy! Use them in a load of different ways and be sure to tag me in Instagram (@newleafnutrition) , or on Facebook (@New Leaf Nutrition) I would LOVE to see your pics! 🙂


– 1/2 Cup Quinoa

– 1 finely grated beetroot

– 1-2 tbsp sprouted (or regular) hummous

– 1/2 tsp turmeric

– 1 tsp each ground cumin & ground coriander

– 1 tbsp black sesame seeds

– dulse flakes (totally optional) **good for thyroid

– salt & pepper if you wish


-Rinse & cook 1/2 cup quinoa.

-Mix cooked quinoa with all other ingredients

-Roll into balls and bake in moderate oven for 20-30 minutes

SO SIMPLE no?!?!?!

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And there you have it! Delicious balls of goodness you can use anywhere and everywhere to keep you firing on all cylinders and LOVING LIFE! 🙂

Please do let me know how you go!



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