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ROAST CHICKPEA BOWL

This little goodness filled roast chickpea bowl is something I often make when I know I'm going to have a busy week ahead. The veggies store really well and the dish tastes great hot or cold, so it's great for left overs or take with to work. Its packed with flavour from the various spices that are roasted with the veggies, and the quinoa and chickpeas give a great source of complete protein┬áso it's a really good choice as a vegetarian meal. ROAST CHICKPEA BOWL   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 50 mins   Author: Stacey Fischer Recipe type: Main meal Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 2 cup cubed butternut 1 brinjal cubed 1 tin chickpeas drained and rinsed 1 cup quinoa 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp mixed herbs Salt Olive oil Finely chopped red cabbage 1 Avocado 2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp apple cider vinegar Instructions Heat oven to 200C Add the cubed butternut into a bowl, add 1 tbsp olive oil, chilli flakes and cinnamon - mix until all cubes are well covered. Lay butternut [...]

  • WARMING VEGETABLE DHAL

WARMING VEGETABLE DHAL

There is nothing better than a warm curry in the chilly months of the year. I love dhal as it is so hearty and filling. Lentils are great because of their fiber content which helps stabilize blood glucose and reduce LDL cholesterol. Another reason to love this dish is the spices. Tumeric is a fantastic anti-inflammatory compound. You will likely see me singing its praises elsewhere on the blog. WARMING VEGETABLE DHAL   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 1 hour   Author: Stacey Fischer Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 heaped tsp cumin 2 heaped tsp tumeric 2 tbsp tomato paste 3cm ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled and smashed 1 chilli, finely chopped 1 cup green lentils 500g butternut, chopped into cubes 1 large brinjal, chopped into cubes Salt & Pepper Instructions Heat coconut oil in a large sauce pan, add ginger, garlic and chilli Once ginger and garlic are fragrant add I cup green lentils and 2 cups filtered water Once the lentils have cooked for about 5 minutes add the chopped butternut and brinjal, along with the tumeric, cumin and [...]