chickpea chick’n/tuna salad

Chickpeas can make a great replacement for chicken or tuna in this easy cold salad. Loaded with protein, chickpeas can offer 20grams of protein in 1/2cup serving! I can't get enough of this as a topping for a green salad or a side or main dish for meals. Also makes a great sandwich filling.   … Continue reading chickpea chick’n/tuna salad

Aquafaba! (vegan merengue/whipped cream from the brine of beans)

Thanks to the Twitter heads of from a friend, I began looking up "aquafaba" and found that it literally means "bean water" and has been used to replace eggs and mayonnaise, create merengue, marshmallow, whipped cream and macarons. This recipe is for a fluffy whipped cream that I used over fresh strawberries, however, I've included … Continue reading Aquafaba! (vegan merengue/whipped cream from the brine of beans)

Creamy Cashew + Turmeric Ginger Chai Spiced Smoothie

This is quickly becoming a winter favorite smoothie for its creamy texture and calorie dense meal quality. Also perfect after a workout. Ingredients makes 2 servings, or one big enough for a meal replacement. 2 cups almond milk, coconut water (or favorite non dairy milk) One banana 1/4-1/2 Cup raw cashews (depending on preferred creaminess) … Continue reading Creamy Cashew + Turmeric Ginger Chai Spiced Smoothie