Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Adzuki Bean Burrito with Avocado and Pineapple

     Why is the cure rate for cancer only 3%?  Why do they not at least use a combination of alternative medicine and traditional treatments?  Why?  Because then there would be no profits like there are today.  Chemotherapy is a huge money maker.  Radiation is a huge money maker.  And then to use natural resources from mother nature that cost a fraction of the price would turn the medical industry and pharmaceutical  industry upside down.  They are to powerful to let this happen.
     But you can now investigate, study, research and locate alternative solutions online using the internet.  A friend of mine sent me this link yesterday;  http://www.cancertutor.com/  A fantastic site with loads of information.  They talk about the corrupt system. The FDA, the AMA, Pharma, the media, etc... all in the business for making money and not for curing cancer. But most importantly they speak about ways in curing cancer naturally. The site is packed with information about all kinds of natural cures for diseases.  A fantastic site that has many links as well.
    Today my recipe includes Azuki beans or aduki or adzuki which ever you prefer.  These beans are heavily consumed in Asia and date back to 4000BC,  Say What?  They are used in a lot of sweets and desserts.  But I am using them for a Mexican Adzuki Bean Burrito with Avocado and Pineapple.

Why it's good for you!
Adzuki Beans  Adzuki beans are a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc copper, manganese and B vitamins. As a high-potassium, low-sodium food they can help reduce blood pressure and act as a natural diuretic.  They are low in calories but high in nutrients.  When combined with grains, beans supply high quality protein, which provides a healthy alternative to meat or other animal protein.
      Like most beans, adzuki beans are rich in soluble fibre. This type of fibre provides bulk to the stool and binds to toxins and cholesterol aiding in their elimination from the body.  In Japan adzuki beans are known for their healing properties and are used to support kidney and bladder function.
Avocado  Avocados are loaded with monounsaturated fats.   They also have a high fiber content as well.  They are rich in Vitamins B, E and K and have a large amount of potassium.  The avocado is under research for its potential anticancer properties.
 Pineapple Mainly from its stem, pineapple contains a proteolytic enzyme, bromelain, which breaks down protein.  It also contains the B vitamins and vitamin C plus manganese.
fresh from the garden
with friend onion and carrot


soaked

Great colors


Great flavors

Hey!  Where did that Chihuahua come from?

Awww  You want my burrito don't you? 
Adzuki Bean Burrito with Avocado and Pineapple
by Jeff Harter
Prep Time: 1/2 hour
Cook Time: 2 hours
Keywords: low-carb low-sodium nut-free soy-free sugar-free vegan vegetarian adzuki beans


Healthy and delicious burrito. !00% al natural. This could be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner any time of the year.
Ingredients (4 burritos)
Adzuki Beans
  • 1 cup adzuki beans soaked over night
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1green pepper chopped
  • 1 eggplant chopped
  • 1 garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp spicy smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 quart cold water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Burrito
  • 4Tortillas
  • 2 avocado peeled and diced
  • 1/4 pineapple peeled and diced
  • green onion or chives minced
  • parsley leaf or lettuce (optional)
Instructions
Beans
  • Soak the beans overnight then strain.
  • Place a large pot over medium flame and add olive oil.
  • When hot add onion, carrot, peppers, eggplant and garlic.
  • Saute for about 10 minutes then add cumin, chilli, turmeric, paprika, oregano and bay leaf and saute another 5 minutes then add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a simmer and cook for 1 - 2 hours depending on beans. You might have to add more water but you want this nice and thick for the burritos. Add salt and pepper at very end.
Burrito
  • Lay the tortillas on 4 plates.
  • Put a big spoonful of beans on the center of each tortilla.
  • Then avocado, pineapple, chives and whatever else you would like.
  • Then roll up the tortilla to form a burrito and eat with both hands.
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