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Sprouted Chickpea Salad

We’ve had this for lunch several times recently, it’s packed with flavour and colourful. The nutty tahini flavour complements the chickpeas to make a hearty, satisfying salad. Tahini is one of the best sources of calcium, as well as being  high in iron, potassium, and magnesium. Chickpeas give a great package deal of protein and fibre. Continue reading

How to Cook Chickpeas and Other Legumes

Chickpeas are high in fibre and protein, they definitely beat hunger, keeping you satisfied for longer and are said to be beneficial for healthy cholesterol and heart health among other benefits! They are very versatile, and if you cook them from scratch they are also very economical. Continue reading

Chickpea Patties

Here it is! The long awaited chickpea patties recipe.

These patties are tasty, nutritious and contain protein and fibre from the chickpeas. There are three parts to preparing the mixture:

  1. Cooking the chickpeas (or you can open a can)
  2. Cooking the brown rice
  3. Preparing the rest of the ingredients.

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Chickpea, Tomato and Coconut Soup

I was Googling recipes using chickpeas and ginger, as that’s what I had on hand, and I discovered this creamy, tasty and satisfying soup which is also super easy and quick to make with ingredients that are usually lurking in the pantry! I changed it around a little, and for something really special I recommend drizzling the served plates of soup with a spoon of the coriander dressing, it’s fragrant zing adds a great contrast to the rich creaminess of this soup. I also like the addition of sliced cherry tomatoes, which cut through the gingery tang. Enjoy!

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Hummus

Such a great go-to food. Satisfying, economical and so healthful. If you cook your own chickpeas from scratch it becomes super economical, just store the extra cooked chickpeas in the freezer for next time!

Great served on good bread with a hearty soup for a warming meal. Continue reading

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