Tag Archives : Chickpeas

Roast Chickpeas with Vegetables


This is such a straightforward idea – but oh were these roasted chickpeas and vegetables well received! Seriously, when your guests are picking them off the baking tray before they even get to the table – you know you’re on to a winner! πŸ˜€ I almost put these in the ‘back to basics’ series as they don’t really need a…

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Chickpea & Tomato Soup


This chickpea and tomato soup is one of our staple recipes! It is our go to quick nutritious meal (or addition to a meal) and we probably make it 2-3 times a month (okay so maybe weekly! Yes, it’s that good πŸ˜€ )! I was certain this recipe must already be on Life Diet Health, so imagine when I searched…

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Fragrant Vegetable Curry


Fragrant Vegetable Curry Curry conjures up all sorts of images depending who you are, where you’re from, what your local takeaway serves and whether or not you are fortunate enough to have friends who have been taught by their parents how to make the best tasting curries using fresh spices! I think I’ve always liked the actual taste of curry,…

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Socca Style Wraps


Socca Style Wraps Do you keep gram flour as a kitchen staple or do you just buy it when needed? I never used to have it. I didn’t know where to buy it. In fact, I probably never realised such a thing existed! We use it quite a lot, gram flour, or garbanzo flour, call it chickpea flour if you…

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Winter Chickpea Salad


Winter Chickpea Salad Chickpeas! Do you eat them? Do you love them? They are almost a staple in our house! My husband buys them by the case (12 tins) or two or three!!! We have dried chickpeas too but it’s so easy to just open a tin and eat them straight out of the… pop them in a pan with…

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Back to Basics: Falafel


Back to Basics: Falafel What! No falafel recipe on my blog! HOW could that happen! Oops! It’s something we make quite a bit in some shape or form! πŸ˜€Β I also realised that I haven’t posted in the Back to Basics series for a while, so here is a delicious falafel recipe for you. In the oven five minutes after you’ve…

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Chickpeas & Chard


Chickpeas & Chard Who knew! Apparently chard grows all year round! Every time we visit the allotment there’s delightful greens, deep reds and yellows to greet us popping up through the bare soil. Not much else is growing now especially since we’ve had frosts this week but the chard… the chard is still there, steadily growing. We use it like…

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What’s quicker than take-out? Cheeky Chickpeas!


What’s quicker than take-out? Cheeky Chickpeas! Do you love the lighter brighter evenings? Do you find yourself having dinner later and later? Well, last night hubby decided he wanted very hot curry (to get rid of a headache)! Realising that it was already 6.30pm (we have dinner at 6pm on a school night) he rang his favourite take-away. Did I…

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Chickpeas in less than ten minutes


Chickpeas in less than ten minutes Don’t you just love quick meals! πŸ™‚ Sure you could stab a microwave meal and ping it for five minutes. You could even grab something from the freezer and throw it in the oven for ten minutes. I’d rather make this! πŸ˜€ Chickpeas are almost a staple in our house – they’re full of…

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