Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca

Easy, healthy + just a few ingredients! Not to mention… Healthy protein Flexible option for snacking or meals Vegan Gluten-free How to make Socca: Mix 1 cup chickpea flour, 1 cup water, 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil + 1/2 tsp salt. Let sit for 30 minutes. Halfway through that time, turn on broiler. SetContinue reading “Chickpea Pancakes, aka Socca”

The Skinny on Protein Bars

Protein bars fill the need for a quick, easy, on-the-go snack, post-workout refueling or even meal replacement. However, they’re not all made equal – and how most of them are made leaves a lot of room for improvement.  (So much room for improvement, that making your own protein bars can be way healthier – moreContinue reading “The Skinny on Protein Bars”

Easy Honey-Toasted Pecans

I made these on a whim this week and ended up eating almost half the batch in one sitting. You can definitely make a bigger batch, just increase the ingredients proportionately. This gave me a new use for an old tea tin! Also, careful not to eat until they cool – I started to takeContinue reading “Easy Honey-Toasted Pecans”

Brazil Nuts: Chock Full of Goodness

These larger nuts are a great snack or addition to a dish, even if they are a little less familiar. Some basic info on Brazil nuts: Found in South American rainforests Taste mild and a little creamy Great source of selenium, an important mineral Less common = may be less commonly allergenic They’re large, soContinue reading “Brazil Nuts: Chock Full of Goodness”