Meal Prep Week 2 ( Quinoa falafel / Watermelon )

On meatless days, falafels can be good alternative to meat. Made with chickpeas, vegetables and spices, it is also a great protein boost. Spread with hummus, it is perfect on top of a salad or in a pita. This recipe is from Vegangela

1. Mix eggs and spices together

Eggs, Paprika, Parsley, jalapeño, Tumeric, oregano

Eggs, Paprika, Parsley, jalapeño, Tumeric, oregano

2. Add the peas 

Add Chickpeas

Add Chickpeas

3. Add cooked quinoa

Cooked quinoa

Cooked quinoa

4. Form 12 balls, and flatten them slightly.

Frie in pan

 5. Soak out the oil of the falafels on a paper towel.

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 Serves: 3-4

Ingredients

  • 540 mL can chickpeas, rinsed & drained
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 “eggs”

Salad 

→ Peppers ( red, yellow and orange ), parsley and spinach to go with my falafels.

Separate in portions and put in plastic bags.

Snacks :  watermelon with walnuts and chia seeds, the Best.

Everything packed, GRAB & GO in the morning.

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How simple can preparing your own food be !

( Smhh, I know the falafel are fried in oil, not so healthy, but HEY it’s all about balance, RIGHT ! ) .

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Mlle Parker

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