Tahini toast / Tostadas de tahini

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Where can we start when it comes to tahini… Made of sesame seeds, it is full of nutritional properties, and one thing that the author Nomi Shannon from The Raw Gourmet notes is that it increases physical and mental abilities. Try it raw with honey, or as a spread.

See below on very interesting and facinating facts:

Sesame seeds are best known as a topping for rolls and bread in North America, but in other parts of the world they are an important source of high quality protein and edible oil. These tiny light beige or black seeds are made up of 55% oil and 45% protein. The long shelf life of sesame oil is most likely due to its anti-oxidant properties….via Tahini, a Nutritional Powerhouse | Raw for Thirty Days

TIP:┬áIf you are trying to combine tahini with other foods, why not try a ready made recipe from Urbangrains, Black eyed peas peas with Tahini – you will be amazed!

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