Crispy Baked Chickpeas v2 (Oil Free!)

  Baked chickpeas – now oil free! My son eats these up. This new version actually tastier and crispier than my original recipe. 2 cups uncooked chickpeas Salt, to taste Soak the chickpeas overnight and then drain the soaking water. Place into a pot and cover with water. Cook for about 45 minutes or until […]

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Vegetable Stir (Not) Fry with Chickpeas & Cashews

This is my go to stir fry marinade. Sometimes I use pineapple juice or orange juice if I have it in the house instead of water. Tonight, we are oil free once again and the dish is better than ever. Yet, another dish that eliminates oil! Shake this up with any vegetables you like or […]

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Quinoa with Chickpeas & Leeks + Croquettes with Parsley Sauce

Two recipes: (1) quinoa salad and (2) quinoa croquettes. This can be done with any quinoa combo, by the way. Simply follow the method to make the croquettes and make up a sauce that makes sense with the ingredients. You can do it! Quinoa Salad  (serves 3 to 4) 1 big leek 1 cup cooked […]

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Red Quinoa with Chickpeas, Toasted Almonds & Cranberries

There are infinite ways to jazz up quinoa. For this salad, I mixed toasted slivered almonds for crunch and cranberries for sweetness with red quinoa. Regular white quinoa or tricolor would work too! 2 cups cooked red quinoa 1 cup cooked chickpeas (soaked overnight and cooked) 1/2 cup toasted slivered amonds 1/2 cup cranberries 3 […]

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