Williams-Sonoma Pasadena Cooking Demo Recipes 10/20/2018

Flourless Fudge Brownies

2 small avocados

3/4 cup agave

1/2 cup sesame seed butter

4-6 baby bananas

1 cup cacao powder

NOTE: For the sesame seed butter; 1 cup of sesame seeds in a sauce pan on medium-low. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Let cool for ten minutes. Add to food processor and mix well for several minutes. Add a 1 teaspoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of grapeseed oil and mix until creamy.

Preheat oven 350.

Layer a small baking pan with parchment paper.

In food processor add in all the ingredients and mix until smooth. Transfer mixture into pan and cook for about 30 minutes. Check the center with toothpick for doneness after 25 minutes or so.

Cilantro-Jalapeno Hummus

1 pound cooked, chickpeas

10 cilantro stems with leaves

2 Jalapeno peppers

1 - 2 tablespoons Himalaya salt

2 limes, juiced

Add all ingredients in food processor and mix until smooth and creamy.

Fresh tortillas 

1 1/2 cups of garbanzo flour

1/4 cup pf ground flax seeds

1 tablespoon salt

1 tablespoon onion powder

2 cups water

In mixer, combine all the dry ingredients. Slowly add the water and mix well. Using a 1/2 cup, scoop batter and pour in skillet. Allow it to take shape. Cook for 2 minutes on each side.

Onion Ring Patties

2 onions, sliced (circular)

1 1/2 cup garbanzo flour 


1 cup garbanzo flour

1/2 cup spelt flour

1 tablespoon of each: smoked paprika, Himalayan salt, onion powder and crushed red pepper

2 cups water

In bowl mix all dry ingredients. Stir in water and mix well.

Dip each onion ring patty in the batter and lightly flour with garbanzo flour. You can dip patty twice for a crispier texture. Also season the the dry flour with desire seasonings.

Heat a skillet on medium and add 4 tablespoons of grapeseed oil. NOTE: You will add the oil for each patty made. Low fry until golden brown on each side.

Simple Quinoa Bowl

2 cups quinoa, cooked

1 yellow bell pepper, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 orange bell pepper, diced

1/2 onion, diced

2 cups of fresh, chopped spinach

In a skillet on medium add the vegetables except spinach. Cook for several minutes. Stir occasionally. Add the quinoa and spinach. Mix well and cook for several minutes. Serve.