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Homemade Garlic Hummus

Homemade Hummus

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 1 tin drained canned chickpeas (liquid reserved)
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil (reserve some oil for drizzling)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, peeled (you may want to use less
  • Black pepper to taste (freshly ground)
  • 1 tablespoon ground paprika (and a a little for garnish)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt
  • Chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish

Directions

  1. Pop all your ingredients into a nutribullet / foodprocessor.
  2. Flip the switch and and let it do its thing.
  3. Add the reserved chickpea liquid as needed to produce a smooth texture.
  4. Serve, drizzled with the olive oil and pinch of paprika and parsley.


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Chicken & Cashew with Baby Pak Choi

Chicken & Cashews with Baby Pak Choi

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken breasts, cut in bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup chicken stock or water
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 4 baby pak choi, quartered
  • 5 green onions, chopped, green and white parts separated
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 red chillies (cut into rings)

Directions

  1. The sauce: in a small bowl whisk the stock with the oyster and hoisin sauces, then the garlic. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet or a wok over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown. When cooked place in a bowl and set aside.
  4. Add the pak choi, white part of green onions and peppers to the same skillet; cook until the stem of the pak choi and peppers are crisp-tender, about 3 minutes.
  5. Return cooked chicken to skillet along with the sauce, the green onion tops, red chillie and the cashews.
  6. Cook until sauce thickens, and everything is heated through, about 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with rice or noodles
  8. Sprinkle chopped cashews, fresh red chilli, coconut and dhania on the top (optional)


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No Bake Power Balls

No Bake Power Balls

  • Servings: 20-25
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup oatmeal (dry)
  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (sugar free)
  • 1/2 cup flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar or honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. Stir all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Once chilled, roll into balls.
  3. Store in an airtight container or jar.
  4. Keep in refrigerator for up to one week.