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    Recipe: Chickpea and Quinoa Burger

    Chickpea and quinoa burger for meatless Monday. Last time we made bean burgers and they were good. These chickpea burgers were just as tasty and filling. That’s the key, they fill you up. Also – you’ll notice me holding up a bowl – looks so silly. Usually when I make recipes I do so during the day, or with a lot of light so that the pictures are well exposed. I was making us dinner and using the natural light from all the windows and…

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    Recipe: Chickpea Asian Salad

    This protein rich chickpea salad is delicious and quick. Make on a Sunday night and you’ve got lunch for a few days! With a bit of spice in the dressing, this chickpea asian salad is full of flavour. Ingredients chickpeas, 1 can black beans, 1 can corn, 1 can 1 red pepper 8 green onions 3/4 cup of sunflower seeds Dressing 1/2 cup of soy sauce 2 tablespoons of sesame oil 2 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar 4 tablespoon sesame seeds 1/2 tablespoon of red…

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    Recipe: Fava Bean Hummus

    About 3 weeks ago I purchased a can of fava beans and chick peas – I figured I would make a bean salad or something. Then, I though, why not hummus?! So, here we go – fava bean hummus. This recipe is easy and worth trying out! It’s good for a quick snack or a light lunch and it’s homemade. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups of chicken broth 3/4 cup of water 1 540 ml can of fava beans and chickpeas tablespoon of chopped garlic teaspoon…

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    Recipe: Chickpea Salad

    A quick summer salad. Chickpeas, tomatoes and cucumbers. Delish! Ingredients a can of chickpeas 2 tomatoes 1 cucumber 1/3 cup of olive/grape seed oil – you can use just evoo if you like. 3 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon of oregano 1/2 teaspoon of garlic salt dash of salt Mix all the dressing ingredients together. Whisk well. Cut your cucumbers and tomatoes – add the chickpeas and mix with the vinaigrette. It’s good – the chickpeas add some saltiness, just like feta cheese would…