25 Warming Winter Dinners


5 Make Ahead Nibbles for Unexpected Guests

by Emma Chow ‘Tis the season of unexpected guests. Usually I hate unexpected guests, because I’m anxiety prone and would be a hermit had I not had children. Have a few of these on hand to break out for visitors. They will never smack of stale pantry findings, but make you look like a hostess […]

Big Batch Roasted Chickpeas and 7 flavour ideas

You might have seen a quick Mamabake recipe in our post on clean eating snacks that can be prepared for the whole week. Roasted chickpeas are delicious, high in protein, fibre, iron, low GI and contain manganese for energy production, making this a healthful and energy boosting snack. Also being a legume rather than a […]

Braised Coconut Spinach & Chickpeas with Lemon: vegetarian

This is a firm favourite with MamaBake Newcastle and looks perfect to ‘upgrade’ to big batch MamaBake style! *This recipe and the accompanying words are from here (adapted slightly for Australian members). Ingredients serves 4 as a main dish or 6 as a side 2 teaspoons oil or ghee 1 small yellow onion 4 large cloves garlic, […]

Roasted Chickpea Snacks: 4 delicious recipes

Here are 4 delicious, healthy snacks you can make out of 1 tin of chickpeas that the kids can take to school in place of nut snacks.   Maple Syrup Roasted Chickpeas 400g tin chickpeas drained, rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons maple syrup Pinch of salt Honey Cinnamon Roasted Chickpeas 400g tin chickpeas drained, rinsed […]