Warm millet salad and avocado stuffed with hummus (vegan + gluten-free)

Warm millet salad and avocado stuffed with hummus

This is a recipe from Chris James who is an expert in the world of health and well being. The recipe comes from Chris’s first book, Mind-Body Cleanse The 12-Day Plan to Heal Your Body and Re-Energise Your Mind.  Mindy-Body Cleanse is not only a healthy eating book focused on vegan recipes; the book also explores mindful eating, nutrition, and how to declutter the mind. The book also talks about the link between the first brains and the gut, lifestyle, fasting, herbs, Yoga, and meditation. Perfect for any fan of holistic health. 

Warm millet salad is packed with spices and herbs and contains a wide range of colourful vegetables – this makes it a delicious, nutritious and really healthy dinner. 

Millet is a gluten free nutty grain which is soothing for the digestive system during cleansing and beyond. It has a protein content of 15% and is also high in B6 & Niacin.

Warm millet salad and avocado stuffed with hummus
Serves 4
Gluten-free, vegan meal rich in protein
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Cook Time
40 min
Cook Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 200g warm cooked millet
  2. 1 diced red pepper
  3. 1 diced yellow pepper
  4. 1 avocado
  5. 1 grated carrot
  6. 100g finely sliced mange tout beans
  7. 3 sprigs of mint shredded
  8. 3 sprigs of basil shredded
  9. 3 sprigs of flat parsley shredded
  10. 2 table spoons of olive oil
  11. Juice of one lemon
  12. 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  13. 2 tbsp organic olive oil
  14. 200g cooked chickpeas (canned or home cooked)
  15. 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  16. 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds ground
  17. 1 tsp roasted coriander seeds ground
  18. 100ml organic Tahini (optional)
  19. 4 tbsp veg stock
Instructions
  1. To cook the millet boil the stock and add the grain, simmer for 30mins or until all the water is absorbed. Then set aside, fluff with a fork & steam covered for a further 10mins.
  2. To prepare the salad, simply mix in all the other chopped ingredients & Fluff with fork
  3. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, place in a food processor with the olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic, toasted seeds, Tahini & veg stock. Whizz together until you reach a creamy whipped texture. Season with gomashio, black pepper & lemon juice to taste.
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More About Chris James

Chris has been teaching Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation since 2000 but apart from that he has also established a successful lifestyle and wellness brand Chris James Mind Body.  He has an unrelenting passion for cooking and good nutrition and believes that “You are not so much what you eat – You are what you can absorb and assimilate.” This has led him to create a whole range of health products which are available to buy from places like Wholefoods and Harrods. His new book Mind-Body Cleanse is available to buy from Amazon, Waterstones, and all leading bookstores. 

5 Comments

    1. Millet is really healthy, you just need to make sure you rinse it well before cooking to avoid the bitter taste. I love hummus too!

  1. The photograph is absolutely gorgeous. I’ve never actually had stuffed avocado before but I need to try it asap because this looks yum! Thanks for sharing <3

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