Tag Archives: protein

Crispy chili-lime roasted chickpeas

A crunchy snack and great garnish too! I’m a sucker for crunchy toppings of all kinds and crispy chickpeas are a particular favourite, adding a burst of delicious protein to my day. I love tucking them into lunch boxes for … Continue reading

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Protein-packed blueberry and banana muffins

A satisfying nutritional boost for breakfasts or snacktime! I am not sure what my family would do if I stopped making muffins. There are always a few different varieties in our freezer and they seem to be a staple breakfast … Continue reading

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Hearty seafood and chickpea stew

A Mediterranean-inspired winter warmer! I adore this dish because it’s so easy to prepare and absolutely packed with flavour. The tomatoes and herbs are what predominate, rather than the mild-tasting haddock and shrimp. Leftovers reheat beautifully so you might even … Continue reading

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Crispy Cider Vinegar and Sea Salt Roasted Chickpeas

Did you know that 2016 is the International Year of Pulses? I am trying to incorporate a lot more pulses – including delicious, good-for-you lentils, dried beans and chickpeas – into my cooking this year. Like other pulses, chickpeas are … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables and Pesto

I discovered quinoa 20 years ago thanks to a tip from a dear friend who was teaching in Ecuador at the time. It is an ancient plant whose grain-like seeds contain protein, essential amino acids, as well as phosphorus, magnesium … Continue reading

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