Saturday, April 2, 2011


Vegetarian Society Singapore AGM was held at Kampung Senang last month. Interesting event about the Annual General Meeting was a talk on eating alkalising foods.

We were given a few healthful, energy-packed recipes to take home... here are they. Have fun making and eating them.

Low GI cereal
2 cups quinoa flakes
2 cups buckwheat flakes
2 cups millet flakes
1 cup agave syrup
1 cup rolled oats (optional)

Mix all the flakes together and stir in the agave syrup. Bake for 45 mins at 200C. Remove and add in some chopped raw almonds and walnuts. Throw in some raisins and chopped apricots/figs. Then add 1/2 cup chopped berries and some banana (optional), 1 teaspoon seed mix, 1 teaspoon chopped almonds and walnuts and 1 cup rice/soy/nut milk (optional).

Green Mixture - Pesto/Marinate mix
2 cups baby spinach leaves
2 cups watercress
3 large garlic cloves crushed
1 green chilli
1/2 cup fresh basil
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/4 tablespoon pine nuts
3 tablespoon virgin olive oil
1/2 cup lime juice
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
Bit of salt

Seed mixture
3 cups flax seeds
1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup sunflower seeds

Clean and grind seeds into slightly coarse powder. Store in airtight jar in fridge. Take 2 teaspoons daily.

Alkalizing salad
1 cup sprouted mung beans / cooked green gram
1/2 cup red onion
1 cup fresh corn kernels
1 cup parsley
1 cup diced cucumber
1 cup diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon agave nectar
1 table spoon olive oil
Pinch of sea salt and black pepper

Mix all chopped ingredients in a bowl. Add in another small bowl all the liquid ingredients, salt and pepper. Mix it well and pour it in the bowl of chopped veggies and sprouts. Toss together and serve fresh.

Enzyme booster

2 cups diced pineapple
2 cups diced papaya
2 cups coconut water
2 tablespoons agave nectar
Juice of a lime
Pinch of sea salt

Blend all the ingredients together until smooth. Served chilled.


Kayla said...

I just moved back to Singapore, and I have to say that quinoa, buckwheat and agave nectar aren't that widely available in Singapore. I was just wondering where you usually get your stuff?

dreamy said...

hello kayla,

Staples usually from wholesale center at the shops above the hawker center at waterloo street. But Quinoa, I got it from NTUC organic section. Buckwheat from Yue Hwa in Chinatown. I don't use agave nectar, but you can get it from organic / health food shops.

Anonymous said...


I found Agave Nectar at herb store located at near Masjid Sultan at 722 North Bridger Road.

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