Chickpea brownies

Well, if you ever have an overabundance of chickpeas in your pantry, here’s an excellent use for them! I made half the source recipe as I only had about 240g chickpeas but it still worked out very well. Let’s answer the obvious question – there is the merest hint of chickpeas in the final product,…

Tropical chia breakfast

This is a refreshing change from porridge and almost has a tropical taste to it! I had my doubts about mixing orange and milk as the original recipe suggested, but I would definitely do it again! The orange zest gives it a lovely freshness and the honey or maple syrup proportion can be changed depending…

Chai coconut oatmeal

Who knew you could have porridge cold? I didn’t until I tried this! That does mean it’s not exactly warming on a winter’s morning, as it’s refrigerated overnight. But it is still somehow refreshing and there’s a perfect window of opportunity as spring starts to break through winter, when it’s lovely to have in the mornings.…

Cherry lime chia breakfast parfait

This is definitely one of the more ‘out there’ recipes, but I’m putting it up because I’d recommend giving it a try! The parfait texture (i.e. set) is created by soaking the chia seeds in liquid overnight, which has the same setting effect as eggs can have. This recipe is a really versatile idea; you can use…