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Beet Hummus

Beet hummusMake your hummus even more fun to eat by adding beets! The bright colour and subtle sweetness will make this your most asked for lunch option!

 

 Ingredients:

  • 2 beets 
  • 1 cup of chickpeas (either boiled or from a can) 
  • 3 tbsp of tahini 
  • Juice of half a lemon 
  • A pinch of salt 
  • A pinch of cumin 
  • A pinch of rosemary 

     Method:

    Preheat the oven to 400C. Wrap the beets in aluminum foil and bake them in the oven for 45-50 minutes, depending on the size of the beets. Once they have had a chance to cool down a bit, peel off the skin, chop them into smaller pieces and blitz in the food processor along with the other ingredients. Once you have attained a creamy texture, taste it, season accordingly, and then store in a jar or airtight container for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

    Mr.G's Homemade Granola

    mrs greenway homemade granolaJust 15 minutes and you can have a whole bowl of warm, toasty granola, full of wholesome ingredients and no sugar at all!

     Ingredients:

    • 1 cup millet flakes 
    • 1 cup spelt flakes 
    • 1 cup oats 
    • 1/2 cup flax seeds 
    • 1/2 cup raisins 
    • 1/4 cup almond slices 
    • 1/4 cup coconut flakes 
    • 2 tbsp flax seed oil 
    • 2 tbsp honey 

     

    Method:

    Preheat oven to 350 C. Mix all the flakes, oats, seeds, and almonds together, then drizzle with the liquid honey and flax seed oil. Spread a thin layer of it on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for ten minutes, stirring occasionally. Once brought out of the oven, pour the contents of the baking sheet into a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Once mixed, it's ready to eat or to be stored in an airtight container until needed. 

     

    Banana Oaties

    banana oaties

    Quick, healthy, and nutritious, these banana oaties are the perfect snack to slip into your kid's lunch box- and maybe even your own!

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup quick oats 
    • 2 large ripe bananas 
    • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon 
    • 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts/raisins/ organic chocolate/ your favourite add-in! 

     

    Method:

    Preheat oven to 350C. Mash your bananas and then add the rest of your ingredients. Take tablespoon portions of the mixture, form them into a cookie or bar shape, and place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes and afterwards, cool the oaties on a rack. Keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days or store in the fridge for up to a week.