I have been making hummus for about a decade now; I buy it from grocery stories; order it at restaurants; find it at farmer’s markets and food trucks. So I feel confident when I say I am a hummus expert, and have finally cracked the code on what it takes to make the best classic […]
You know when you under bake a tray of brownies, and the center of the pan is molten and gooey; and you know you shouldn’t eat it because of the uncooked eggs, but you also can’t stop? Well that’s what these vegan chickpea almond butter brownies are like, except without the eggs. In fact, you […]
It seems I have finally reached my limit with my daily cookie intake, and am ready to eat greens once again. I have been making this crunchy quinoa power salad in various forms, every other day and can’t get enough of it. The best part about this dish, is that it is completely customizable, you […]
Cooking is one of my favorite things to do, surprise, surprise. Having time to cook healthy food, isn’t always an option. So lately I’ve been working on dishes that can be transformed into various meals from a single prep session. This smokey stewed chickpea meal prep was a hit last week, in the flavor department, […]
This vegan chickpea pasta with garlic cashew Alfredo sauce happened by accident last week, when I was trying to compete in a giveaway by one of my favorite pasta companies, http://www.eatbanza.com. The entry challenged the competitors to create a completely plant based pasta dish. I was, as you can imagine, ALL over this. Plant based […]
Yesterday morning I woke up to a light drizzle. It only lasted thirty more minutes, but in Los Angeles, this is BIG NEWS. Immediately I started thinking about sweaters, cozy socks, and heart-warming dinners. And thus this hearty pumpkin chickpea stew was born. “Come,” said the Wind to the Leaves one day. “Come over the […]
Crunchy, pop-able, salty, savory, protein-filled snacks. Yeah, go ahead and say goodbye to chips, pretzels and popcorn, because these little baked chickpea snacks are nuggets of tasty, addictive, healthiness. Oh, and really easy.