Vegan Grain-Free Falafel

Ingredients:
Photo shows 1/2 serving.

  • 1/8 cup cashews (soaked)
  • 1/2 cup almonds (soaked) 
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/2 cup broccoli (or zucchini)
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 TBS Tahini
  • 1/4 - 1/8 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp celery seeds
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 TBS tapioca or coconut flour
  • 1 TBS coconut oil
Directions:
  1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and grease lightly with coconut oil
  2. Preheat oven to 375 (convection oven works well)
  3. Grind all ingredients except for coconut flour and coconut oil in a food processor until it has a "grain-like" consistency.
  4. Form into balls and flatten onto baking sheet.
  5. Bake 15 - 20 minutes, flip and bake for whatever time remains until you have cooked the patties for about 30 minutes total.
Makes 12 patties total, serving size 6 patties.

Serve with a huge salad and Mediterranean dressing.

NOTES:
  • You can add ground flax seeds to replace the coconut flour (or use both).