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FEB
24
2015

Veggie Burger Recipe

Yogic Diet – Millet Veggie Burger Recipe

 

As a yoga teacher I guide my clients how to use yoga to heal various aliments, increase metabolism, help with weight loss, relieve stress, strengthen the immune system, enhance brain function and much more.

I really love it but I also teach about yogic nutrition and the yogic diet.

As I have mentioned I help people to heal with yoga, but food also plays a huge role in healing and balancing body and mind.

If you have that right, than all other activities like yoga will work much more effectively.

So, what is a Yogic Diet?

It is about conscious food and conscious eating – always choosing natural ingredients, fresh produce full of vitamins and minerals.

You can be vegan, vegetarian, eat according to the principles to Ayurveda or Five Elements Chinese Medicine – the most important thing is to choose what is the best for you!

Today I recommend this delicious millet veggie burger recipe you can have for lunch or dinner.

Millet burgers are vegetarian and gluten free.

Millet is non allergenic, alkalising, has also a high protein content (15%) and contains lots of fibre.

Millet is also digests easily, which is important when you are practicing yoga, as of course you don’t want to feel heavy or bloated.

 

Veggie burger recipe (makes 4 burgers)

 

1 1/2 cups cooked millet, room temperature

1 tbsp finely minced shallot

1 clove minced garlic

1/2 cup peeled and finely grated carrot

1/4 cup finely grated courgette

1 tbsp chopped parsley

1 tsp chopped thyme

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

1 egg, lightly whisked

1 1/2 tsp sea salt

ground pepper to taste

 

In a large bowl, combine millet, shallot, garlic, carrot, zucchini, parsley, thyme, and olive oil and mix well.

Add egg and mix until fully incorporated; season with salt and pepper.

Using a 1/2 cup dry measuring cup, scoop out millet mixture and lightly pack.

Turn out onto work surface and flatten to make a burger.

Repeat process making three more burgers.

Bake at 180C oven on a  for 25-30 minutes or until firm and golden brown on the outside.

 

I hope you enjoy this veggie burger recipe – visit us at 121personaltraining.com for more delicious recipes, plus tons of nutrition, yoga and fitness information.

 

 

Magdalena Skrzypek
About the Author
Magda is a YMCA qualified Hatha yoga teacher and a Premier qualified nutrition coach. She specialises in providing private yoga lessons and nutrition coaching for individuals and small groups in SW London.

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