Category: Snacks and Starters

Roasted Chickpeas

Why I love this recipe: Chickpeas are an incredibly versatile legume. I use them in traditional ways such as hummus and soups, but I also use them in donuts and cookies. Here the chickpeas are tossed with a few simple ingredients and roasted until crunchy. They taste great popped straight into your mouth like popcorn, added as a crunchy garnish to yummy main dishes, or tossed with vegan mayonnaise, celery and red onion for a tuna salad like sandwich filling.

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Baked Italian Brown Rice Falafel

Why I love this baked falafel recipe: These impressive little bites can quickly and easily be made anytime, with staples you keep in your pantry. When you’ve been too busy to get to the grocery store or have unexpected guests coming for dinner, these falafel can be whipped up in no time and no one will believe that just a moment ago you had no idea what you were going to make and just a few basic ingredients.

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Superfood Energy Balls

Store bought granola bars are expensive and full of processed foods. If you want an alternative, try these superfood energy balls. These tasty little balls will fill you up when you need an afternoon pick-me-up or a quick bite after a rigorous workout. Made with maca, lucuma, and mesquite powders as well as raw cacao nibs to make these bites nutrient packed.

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Crispy Sweet Potato Slices

Craving a little fried indulgence, but still looking for a health conscious snack? Here’s your match. These crispy fried sweet potatoes will satisfy your cravings and provide your body with much needed fiber, antioxidants and magnesium. Studies have shown purple sweet potatoes nutritionally superior with orange sweet potatoes taking second place.

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