Saturday, 8 February 2014

Savoury Chick Pea Crepes

 This crepe recipe is simple and easy. The filling choices are endless as well as the spice choices with-in the crepe. See my choices in the below recipe. Check out the base recipe also below if you are  wishing to create and personize your own flavor of crepe. I Mean what's a recipe if you can't make it your own :)

Gluten free, dairy & egg free & Vegan. + low calories, low carb & low fat. 


1/2 cup chick pea flour
2/3 cup warm water
1/2 tbsp nutritional yeast ( red star ) 
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp sprouted broccoli seed powder ( optional nutrient boost ) 
1/2 tsp chilli flakes ( more if you want spicier )
1 flax egg ( see below )
Salt to taste
Coconut oil for cooking

To make your own flavoured crepe, use 
The Base--
chick pea flour
flax egg 
Add which ever other ingredients & spices that best suits your taste buds.

* use organic when possible

Yields 1 cup 
Makes two Crepes 


Add 1 tbsp flax meal to 3 tbsp warm water, let sit for 30 minutes.
Add all other ingredients to mixing bowl and add flax egg when it is ready.
It will have a runny consistency.
Heat an 8-10 inch pan on medium-low heat and add oil.
When heated add a 1/2 cup of batter to the pan turning it to allow the batter to spread out thinly and evenly on pan bottom. 
Cook for approx 4-5 minutes per side.

Nutritional Facts
Per crepe 

110 calories 
1.5 g fat
14 g carbs
3 g fiber
7.5 g protein

So now we know the basic recipe and/or perhaps you have completely created & personalized your own, how are and what are we going to make with it? For me personally this is where my left overs come in handy. I have used these as a wrap & taco shell, I have used them as pizza crusts, I have also cut them up and put them in the toaster to crisp them up and serve with soup. You could top with garlic butter and cheese and bake in the oven & serve with hummus or marinara sauce, ummm perhaps that's what I'll make next. :) 
Hope you find recipes to create and enjoy as I do using wholesome & organic ( when possible ) foods and may you also be Nutritionally Well.

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