vegan chickpea brownies

Chickpea Brownies

A healthy twist to original recipe. Delicious vegan chickpea-based brownies, high in protein and fiber.

I have never been the biggest fan of brownies or any other chocolate-flavored cakes or desserts. But I am certainly open to trying more unusual and alternative ways of making these so-called ‘special treats’ that so many people love, which nevertheless tend to be rather high in saturated fat and processed sugar.

So, I was inspired to try this new recipe and was pleasantly surprised by the results. Continue reading

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crunchy hazelnut spread, homemade nutella

CRUNCHY HAZELNUT SPREAD

Delicious crunchy hazelnut spread – best enjoyed on toast or with apple slices as a snack.

Hazelnuts are an excellent source of protein and energy. They contain complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre and are a great source of vitamins and minerals such as B- vitamins, Vitamin E, and the minerals manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Hazelnuts, also known as filbert nuts or cobnuts, are low in sodium and sugar and are high in mono-unsaturated fats which, research has shown. can help to lower cholesterol and promote a healthy cardiovascular system. Continue reading

Pumpkin Soup

Creamy pumpkin soup : a perfect way to keep warm during the cold autumn and winter seasons. Made with pumpkin, sweet potato and carrots , this soup is both tasty and filling

Pumpkin Soup

After recently trying out a new and rather delicious Pumpkin Pie-Flavoured Smoothie recipe, I had plenty more of pumpkin left, which I decided to turn into a tasty, creamy soup.

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