Serve this living Pad Thai and enjoy a delicious, refreshing meal that also gives you a boost of nutrients.

Why it’s so good for you:

Mung beans are a high source of nutrients including: manganese, potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins. They are also a very filling food, high in protein, resistant starch and dietary fiber.

Almond Dressing

INGREDIENTS

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soaked cashews
  • 1 tbsp liquid aminos (or low-sodium soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2-3 slivers fresh ginger
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper

METHOD

  1. Add all your dressing ingredients into a Vitamix or high-speed blender.
  2. Blend until well combined and smooth, adding some salt and pepper.

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Pad Thai

INGREDIENTS

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 5 long beans (can be other beans or snow peas), cut up into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 capsicum, cut into thin strips
  • 3 spring onions, sliced into rings
  • 1 corn cob, kernels removed
  • 1 cup coriander, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper

METHOD

  1. Add all your Pad Thai ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Season well and set aside.
  3. Flood the Pad Thai mix with the dressing.
  4. Toss to combine. Serve!