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Healthy recipes with Magdalena – Brazil Nut Loaf

Brazil nuts are a great source of Selenium. Eating just 2-3 nuts a day can help to maintain or increase your Selenium intake. Brazil nuts may benefit your health in several ways, including regulating your thyroid gland and increasing the cell turn over process, providing a radiant glow to the skin!

Ingredients:

• 1 onion chopped
• 3 cloves of garlic
• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 medium egg
• 1 tablespoon of dry thyme
• 2 cups of zucchini, shredded and drained
• 2 cups of brazil nuts
• 1 cup of almond flour
• 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast
• Salt and pepper to season

How to make it:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C degrees. Grease and line loaf tin with parchment paper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for approximately 3-5 minutes until they are slightly browned.
  3. Place the brazil nuts in a food processor and blitz until they are finely chopped. Add the sautéed onions and garlic, grated zucchini and blitz until smooth consistency.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a large bowl and add the egg, thyme, Tamari sauce, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in the almond flour until the firm mixture is created.
  6. Transfer the mixture into the loaf tin and press it down firmly and evenly.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes until it’s golden on the top.
  8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Slice and enjoy!
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