Ellen’s Italian Chickpea Spread

I ate this on crusty bread with fresh tomato. I am super into fermented breads lately and into topping them with simple delicious spreads and salads. I sat at the counter and ate so much of this, it is SO delicious and has a taste that is so comforting and round. It’s a good simple […]

Amazing Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad This is BOMB served in a wrap with fresh veggies and lettuce or in between your favorite sprouted whole grain or gluten free bread slices- LOVE THIS! The celery really makes it taste like a mock tuna fish salad so don’t skimp! Feel free to choose other add-ins, like olives, herbs, fresh sweet […]

Chana Masala with Local Spinach

Chana Masala 3T coconut oil 2c-cooked chickpeas 1 onion, small dice 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced 1T ground cumin 2” fresh ginger, grated 1 hot pepper, sliced or chopped 2t mustard seeds 1t turmeric 2t curry powder 2-3 tomatoes, diced 2t pink salt 1t black pepper 2c water — 4c fresh baby spinach- reserve […]

Gluten Free Green Falafel

GLUTEN FREE GREEN FALFEL Unbelievably delicious……this green, gluten free Falafel can be served as an appetizer with hummus,  lemon tahini sauce, and hot sauce or sriracha or eaten as a main course. Stuff a gluten free wrap with falafel, lettuce, sprouts, tomatoes, lemon tahini sauce, salt and pepper. As an alternative, falafel can be formed […]

Gluten Free Nut Loaf

This was DELICIOUS with the Basic Mushroom Gravy and some Smashed Potatoes. Would be equally delicious as a sandwich filling if there is any left over! Gluten Free Nut Loaf 1c-cooked lentils or smashed chickpeas 1c pecans- to be ground 1 1/2c cooked brown rice 4-5 slices Gluten Free toast-completely cooled, to be made into […]

Green *FRICKEN AMAZING* Falafel

GREEN FALFEL  Unbelievably delicious……this greened Falafel can be served as an appetizer with hummus and lemon tahini sauce or as a main course. Stuff whole grain Pita Bread with falafel, lettuce, tomatoes, lemon tahini sauce, salt and pepper. As an alternative, falafel can be formed into patties and eaten like a veggie burger. SO FRICKEN […]

Spicy Chickpea Hummus

I make this all the time…so good to have in the house as a quick source of veggie protein for sandwiches, salads, fresh vegetable dipping. It takes less than 5 minutes to make and is a vegan staple. The addition of the fresh chili pepper gives it an unbelievable amount of kick without being overwhelming. […]