Paleo Cajun Sweet Potato Tuna Fishcakes with a No – Cook BBQ Sauce. It only takes four ingredients to whip up and comes together in 20 minutes! Just the perfect weeknight dinner!
Please note the campaign below has now ended. However, the spirit of this post still stands! Proverbs 3:27 – “Do everything you possibly can for those who need help.”
Hello friends! I feel like I’ve been MIA on my own blog and for that, I apologise. Life gets uber distracting, you know? However, I am here with some important things to share with you and with a recipe that’ll hopefully make you forgive my absence!
The other day, I had just finished a late shift at work and was so fatigued; I just wanted to fly home. As I was coming up to the station to get my train, I was stopped by a young girl and her brother, asking me for some money. Now normally, I don’t carry cash on me, I always have a card so I began to apologise about not having any money to offer them. The young girl immediately countered me and said “Not really money, just food”.
I can’t tell you how my heart cracked a little. I’m quite an emotional person and my empathy for people can be exhausting. In my mind, I pondered how so many humans don’t have one of the most important elements we all need to survive. Furthermore, I thought about how there are only a few means that these humans have to get even one meal a day.
“Did you know that every 30 SECONDS, a child dies of acute malnutrition?”
It’s dispiriting and to be honest, what bothers me most is the fact: I don’t have enough to help the many that are hungry.
We can’t save everyone; however, we can take steps to help the ones we can. This is why I’m teaming up with Dini at The Flavour Blender & Action Against Hunger charity (with a bunch more awesome food bloggers) on the For Food. Against Hunger campaign.
This event is running ’till the end of August, and I invite you all (food bloggers and wonderful readers) to participate and take just that one step to help a child have a decent meal today. If you are a food blogger and would like to participate, please visit HERE. As a reader, you can simply choose to donate to the Action Against Hunger crowdfunding campaign HERE – seriously, any and all donations are welcome.
I ended up buying the girl and her brother a few groceries and paying for their hostel stay for a night. It seemed like such a small gesture as I kept thinking how they needed much more than just that. However, the little you do for someone today, could be the very thing that keeps them alive for tomorrow.
- 1 cup + 1/2 of mashed cooked sweet potatoes (about 240g/0.5lbs mashed sweet potato)
- 1 can of tuna chunks (undrained weight 160g/0.37lbs)
- 1 tbsp cajun seasoning
- 1 egg
- No Cook BBQ Sauce (recipe in notes)
- Mix your sweet potato, tuna chunks and seasoning in a bowl.
- Form medium sized patties, (mine made 6 patties)
- Heat some coconut oil in a pan, on a medium-high heat and fry your patties, 2 minutes each side.
- Once done, serve with your bbq sauce or sauce of your choice
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