Chickpea, Kale, Cranberry & Coconut Stir Fry

Chickpea, Kale, Cranberry & Coconut Stir Fry

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This chickpea, kale, cranberry & coconut stir fry is what dreams are made of…

Have you ever had a dream about food while you were sleeping?

I have – in fact, I had a dream about making this specific recipe.

I dreamed that I was cooking this specific stir fry – with this exact combination of seemingly strange ingredients. In my dream, the stir fry was so delicious that I could hardly contain myself with excitement…

I woke up from the dream feeling a little bit confused about why I had combined kale, chickpeas, cranberries, coconut, celery, onion and tahini together (like I said – a seemingly strange combination)… but I knew I had to give it a try in real life.

I wrote down the recipe, got all of the ingredients that I needed and gave it a go!

Honestly – at first I was a little bit unsure about what it would be like, but after my first bite I was hooked. I loved it so much and struggled to share it with my sister, who I had already promised half of it to. She also loved it!

This recipe is naturally dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free & sugar-free. It’s also full of healthy plant-based protein, healthy fats, good carbs and fiber.

I hope you love it as much as I do – it’s quite exciting dreaming about food. I dream about food and recipes quite often – do you? Let me know what you think! xo

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A little sweet, a little savoury… and a whole lot of creamy, dreamy stir fry perfection!

Like I said… this chickpea, kale, cranberry & coconut stir fry is what dreams are made of!!!

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-3 cups kale (roughly chopped)
-1/2 can chickpeas (120g drained)
-1/2 onion
-3 sticks celery
-1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened)
-1/2 cup dried cranberries (naturally sweetened, sulphate free)
-2 tablespoons cold-pressed macadamia nut oil (or coconut oil)
-3 tablespoons tahini
-pinch sea salt

(serves 2-4)

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-rinse and roughly chop the kale

-finely chop the onion

-thinly slice the celery sticks

-drain and rinse the chickpeas

-sautee the chopped onion over a medium to medium-high heat together with the oil in a frying pan or a wok until it starts to brown or caramelise

-add the kale, celery and chickpeas to the pan and cook for a few minutes

-add sea salt to taste

-once almost cooked, add the dried cranberries & coconut flakes

-toss and cook for another minute or so

-remove the pan from the stove and stir in the tahini

-serve hot, eat and enjoy every bite!!!

Made with love by Liezl Jayne xo
An Original Liezl Jayne Dream Recipe

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