Sides and Soups

#EssentialRecipe => Fluffy Hummus

Hummus is such a perfect healthy snack. We make some at home every week. Here's a helpful tip: add half an avocado to make a smoother and fluffier texture.


-3 cups chickpeas

-3 Tbsp tahini

-6 small to medium garlic cloves

-Half an avocado

-1/2 tsp grounded cumin seeds (sometimes I skip these)

-2 to 3 Tbsp olive oil

-2 Tbsp lemon juice 

-Sea salt to taste



Add all of the ingredients into a food processor keeping 1 Tbsp of olive oil back. Blend until smooth. Add the last...

#EssentialRecipe => Brussel Sprouts and Wheat Berries


-1 cup wheat berries (soaked overnight)

-3 cup vegetable broth

-3 cup brussels sprouts quartered

-1 shallot

-2 tbsp olive oil

-1/4 cup crush walnuts

-1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

-1tsp Pineapple Hot Sauce (adjust to your spiciness preferences)

-Zest from 1 lemon

-Sea salt and black pepper to taste



Bring wheat berries and the vegetable broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Cooking time varies with how long you've soaked your wheat berries. Cooking...

#EssentialRecipe => Crispy Capers


These are officially my new obsession! They are very salty so take that into consideration when you add to a recipe.


-1/4 cup capers

-1/2 cup avocado oil



Soak for 30 minutes, rinse and dry with a paper towel by tapping lightly. Let dry for a few minutes.

Heat 1/2 cup of avocado oil in a cast iron pan.

Add capers to the oil stirring gently

Let brown and remove from the oil onto some fresh paper towel to absorb excess oil.

Allow to cool off to...

#EssentialRecipe => Home Made Baba Ganoush

It certainly requires a bit more time to make your own Baba Ganoush at home, but not only it taste better, you also avoided all additives and it's cost effective!


-1 large eggplant, sliced into rounds

-1 tbsp avocado oil

-Pinch sea salt

-3 tbsp lemon juice

-2 tbsp tahini

-1 large garlic clove, chopped 

-Add as many drop of Jonny Hetherington Essentials Hot Sauce as you would like to give it a bit of a kick.



Set your broiler to high 

Slice the eggplant and arrange on a baking sheet....

#EssentialRecipe => Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Hazelnuts

What’s more soothing on these final cold days of winter than a steamy hot bowl of soup? The answer is nothing. Soups are so easy and delicious.
Here’s our Spicy Cream of Cauliflower recipe.


-2 cups chicken stock

-1 onion

-1 clove garlic

-1 peeled potato

-1 head cauliflower

-Jonny Hetherington Essentials Beet Habanero Hot Sauce

-2 Tbsp butter

-2 Tbsp olive oil

-Sea salt and black pepper to taste

-1 cardamon pod


In a thick bottomed sauce pan melt a little butter and a healthy glug of olive oil.

Sauté the onion and garlic.