Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh

High in plant based protein, gluten free, full of antioxidants and calcium and easy to digest, amaranth is the ancient grain cultivated for over 8000 years, and still going strong today. Whether its porridge, cookies, cous cous alternatives or salads, amaranth is very versatile and easy to cook. This recipes takes the Lebanese tabbouleh andContinue reading “Moroccan – Style Amaranth Tabbouleh”

Lemon & Sumac Chickpea Salad

  A recipe from my very own mum, inspired by her visits to Kalkan, Turkey This recipe is full of flavour, and is guaranteed to fill you up and keep you satisfied for hours. Pomegranate, parsley and sumac are classic Turkish ingredients, but they’re also used in Moroccan dishes extensively. To give this dish aContinue reading “Lemon & Sumac Chickpea Salad”

Mushroom, Chickpea & Spinach Curry

While Summer is usually the season of salads, fruit, ice creams and smoothies, these kinds of raw, cold foods have the potential to wreak havoc on the digestive system. Having at least one cooked meal per day (especially in the afternoon and evening) helps the body to digest things a little easier, which means less energyContinue reading “Mushroom, Chickpea & Spinach Curry”

Chickpea Flatbreads 2-Ways

Chickpeas are a fantastic source of protein, fiber, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and magnesium. They’re filling, help to lower levels of inflammation, also also help to rid the body of visceral fat (the type of fat found around internal organs, which is particularly important to pay attention to as we age). So how can weContinue reading “Chickpea Flatbreads 2-Ways”

Red Pepper, Basil & Chickpea Hummus

A healthy dip to have on hand during warmer months when cool salads, chopped veg and bright colours fill the table! Chickpeas are a powerful plant-based protein and contain inulin which helps to reduce visceral internal fat (the fat around the vital organs like heart and liver), so serve with carrots, celery, yellow peppers, cucumberContinue reading “Red Pepper, Basil & Chickpea Hummus”

No-Garlic Lentil, Chickpea & Parsley Hummus

  Hummus is undoubtedly a brilliant addition to any refrigerator. Snacks are made 100% more satisfying with a dollop of hummus, and falafel and veggie bean burgers (recipes for these coming soon!) wouldn’t be complete without it. The thing is though; even a little hummus can leave a lot of garlic odour, and although it’sContinue reading “No-Garlic Lentil, Chickpea & Parsley Hummus”

Healthy Homemade Hummus Recipe

After lots of requests, here it is! : Originating from the Middle East – Hummus has long been used as a dip for flatbread, pitta, and vagatables like carrot sticks or celery. The primary ingredients, chickpeas, are high protein – which is especially useful for those following a vegan or vegetarian diet and is cleanerContinue reading “Healthy Homemade Hummus Recipe”