The alkaline diet has been around for a long time and it is only getting more popular with each coming year. The basic idea behind the alkaline diet is to eat food that is above 7-8 on the pH scale.
Alkaline foods are said to be healthier and easier to digest. In addition to that, they can also help prevent allergies and fatigue as well as obesity.
Even your precious canine friends can have an alkaline diet which can help them live healthier longer.
Some naturally alkaline foods are Lentils, Coconuts, Turnips, Kale, Quinoas, and many more that we will discuss in some delicious vegan recipes below.
Onion and Bell Pepper Masala
The Onion and Bell Pepper Masala is a savory dish complete with herbs and spices that will make a fine addition to your list of healthy alkaline recipes.
This is a vegan dish that is usually served with rice or naan.
To make this dish you need onions, bell peppers, garlic, cloves, green chillies, ginger, red chili pepper, and other spices as well as tomato ketchup.
Preparing the dish with the above ingredients will take you some time but the result will be worth the effort.
Remember to serve the Onion and Bell Pepper Masala hot!
Kale and Golden Beet Salad
Everyone has to eat salad at their homes every once in a while. Some people simply sprinkle salt over some freshly cut cucumbers while others make something more complex like the Kale and Golden Beet Salad.
This is another vegan recipe that also happens to be an alkaline diet based food.
To make this salad, you will need kale cut into thin strips, a few golden beets, one yellow bell pepper, some chopped carrots, and green onions.
The Kale and Golden Beet Salad has a very complete but easy to make dressing which includes ginger, garlic cloves, apple cider vinegar, canola oil, dried oregano and basil, tamari, tahini and finally lemons.
Preparation consists of using all the ingredients together to make a very delicious and healthy salad that is vegan and dairy-free.
Warm Avocado and Quinoa Salad
Having an alkaline diet opens up a whole new world of delicious healthy foods for you.
The Avocado and Quinoa Salad is another example of a healthy vegan salad that can help you maintain your alkaline diet.
The ingredients necessary for making this salad are avocados that have been and chopped to a size of your liking, some quinoa, chickpeas and torn flat-leaf parsley.
Preparing this salad is easy and only takes 10 minutes on average to make it from scratch.
Simply put 2 cups of water in a pot and cook the quinoa in it, simmer it well and let the water evaporate.
Afterwards, just toss in the rest of the ingredients. For seasoning, use salt and black pepper and garnish well with olive oil and lemon.
Alkaline Cauliflower Fried Rice
Fried Rice coupled with cauliflower is an excellent combination that will overwhelm your taste buds.
This recipe is also perfect for those who like meal prepping for longer stretches of time.
Ingredients required to make this dish include cauliflower, kale, ginger, turmeric, coriander, courgette, parsley, lime, spring onions, mint, tamari sauce and a few almonds.
The process of cooking this dish is a bit long but it is well worth the effort as it can be prepared and stored inside your fridge for days.
Roasted Vegetable and Coconut Milk Soup
Soups are the perfect meal in a cold climate. They warm you up, fill your belly and give you a sense of satisfaction.
To make this tasty and nourishing soup, you will need to preheat your oven at a temperature of 350 °F and arrange the chopped vegetables that you will use in the soup in a tray and put it inside the oven.
Make sure they’ve been drizzled with an ample amount of olive oil before they roast.
While that’s being done, take a pan and saute garlic and ginger in it with butter for a few minutes and add coconut milk.
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Simmer this on a low flame for half an hour and transfer the contents into a bowl. Add the roasted vegetables to the bowl.
Season well and your soup is ready to be served.
Melted Tomato Greens with Sprouted Lentils
This dish can be a perfect lunch or dinner for you. It has a nice fresh taste to it and coupled with the flavour of the tomatoes, it is simply an irresistible meal, not to mention a healthy one as well.
Ingredients for this alkaline recipe include sprouted lentils, white onion, garlic cloves, tomatoes, kale, spinach, coconut oil, olive oil, ground pepper and salt.
This recipe is highly recommended for those who are patient when it comes to preparing meals that are a bit difficult to make, as this can prove to be a time-consuming recipe.
Quinoa Burrito Bowl
The Quinoa Burrito Bowl is also a good recipe to try out if you’re ever hungry and want to grab a quick healthy alkaline meal.
To make this recipe, you will need quinoa, black beans, scallions, garlic, cumin and avocados.
Start the dish off by cooking the quinoa. While that’s being done, stir the diced scallions in a pan with cumin and garlic, pour in a little lime juice into it as well.
After the quinoa is cooked, add the mixture on top of it and make sure it's served warm.
You can use the leftover beans and avocados as toppings to add more flavour.
Non-Dairy Apple Parfait
How can meals be complete without a dessert? You’ll be delighted to know that the alkaline diet offers a lot of desserts too! One such alkaline dessert is the Non-Dairy Apple Parfait.
To make this mouth-watering dessert, you will need raw cashews that have been well soaked in water, some unsweetened coconut milk or almond milk, vanilla, some chopped apple, oats and hemp seeds.
Once you have all the ingredients, take the cashews, milk and a little vanilla, put this into a blender and blend it well.
Pour the resulting mixture into a bowl and add the remaining ingredients on it like toppings.
You can serve parfait now or chill it for later use.
Crunchy Quinoa Salad
To make the Crunchy Quinoa Salad you’ll need quinoa, cauliflower, butternut, olive oil, cucumber and carrots, parsley, mint, pumpkin seeds, lentils, lemon vinaigrette, salt, pepper, mustard, pomegranate molasses and some fresh lemon juice.
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With the above ingredients, making the salad will be easy.
All the ingredients used in this salad are healthy and will make sure your pH levels are at the perfect balance.
Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Everyone loves chocolates which is why we have the perfect Vegan Chocolate Mousse recipe for you. This dessert also happens to be an alkaline one.
You’ll need cream, dark chocolate and sugar that has been processed with alkali, cocoa butter, soy lecithin emulsifier and a few other flavours of your choosing.
Using these ingredients, you can make your dessert similar to how every normal dessert is made.
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There’s also this Pumpkin Spice Mousse for a yummy alkaline dessert treat you can try.
Raw Walnut Fudge
Perhaps one of the easiest recipes on this list, the Walnut Fudge requires only a handful of vegan and gluten-free ingredients.
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All you need is a dairy-free lectin, some sugar to taste, walnuts and some corn syrup. After you have gotten all this, simply combine them to make the Fudge.
Just mix all the ingredients in a bowl and leave it in the freezer for a couple of hours.
The result will be a silky smooth fudge that will melt in your mouth.
Thai Coconut and Broccoli Soup
For those who want more than Alkaline Macaroni and Cheese for their breakfast, the Thai coconut and broccoli soup is a healthy alternative.
The ingredients used in this soup are broccoli, spinach, salt and pepper, spring onion, green curry paste, coconut milk and coriander leaves.
This curry will only take you 15-20 minutes to prepare using all the said ingredients, making this the perfect meal for a fast breakfast.
Grilled Zucchini Salad
Another vegan salad that goes hand in hand with an alkaline diet.
To make this delicious salad, you will need ingredients such as the zucchini, salt, black pepper, garlic, beans, peas, red chilli, mint, virgin olive oil and salt.
This salad is known to be very unconventional yet easy to make.
The Zucchini's are grilled first which give a nice smokey flavour. Sprinkle some salt over them after they’re grilled and head over to the other ingredients.
Make sure the red chilli has no seeds before using them. Chop and mix the chilli with the garlic and sprinkle them over the grilled zucchini.
Afterwards, garnish the salad with the mint and drizzle it with olive oil. Throw in the beans as well as the last ingredient to complete the salad.
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These are excellent and healthy recipes that you should try out. These alkaline vegan salads and course meals will keep you occupied and healthy for sure.
Also, remember to stay hydrated in-between your meals. If you are looking for a bottle that will alkalize your water within minutes to easily follow your alkaline diet, then the DYLN Bottle is the product for you.