Beetroot & Walnut Hummus

I know, I know, it’s another hummus recipe but I really had to share this one.  If you like beetroot and hummus, well this is the recipe for you!

I must admit I’m slightly obsessed with hummus at the moment and have some everyday.  This combination is becoming a firm favourite of mine just now.  I think beetroot and walnut are fantastic together, I often have them on a salad together and love the earthy flavour they have.

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Lemon & Coriander Falafel (Gluten Free)

When I first moved to the Middle East many years ago, everyone kept saying to me that I must try falafel.  I wondered what on earth they were actually wanting me to try – visions of curried camel or roast camel swirled around my mind.  Well thank goodness it was neither of those things; falafel is actually a ball or patty of chickpeas with seasonings and are deep-fried.  And they are good.  They are, so, so good!

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Carrot, Orange & Ginger Juice

carrot, orange & ginger juice

Okay, so this wasn’t going to be my post this week but since I had somewhat of a kitchen disaster this weekend recipe testing I had to use a reliable, trusty recipe and first on my list was this juice!

I love fresh juices, my juicer is used daily and I love coming up with different flavour combinations.  If I’m making a smoothie I sometimes use a fresh juice as the liquid in my smoothie rather than water or milk.  A fresh juice is also ideal to make the night before, store it in the fridge and take it with you if you have an early start.  Just add a slice of lemon or lime when juicing to keep help keep it from browning.

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